This comprehensive review of New Zealand's environmental policies and programmes covers environmental management including waste and water management; nature and biodiversity conservation; economy and the environment; agriculture, forestry and the environment; the environmental-social interface; and international co-operation. It includes a series of recommendations as well as a rich statistical annex.
Table of contents:
1. Conclusions and Recommendations 2. Water and Waste Management -Recommendations -Conclusions -1. Objectives and Management Framework -2. Water Management -3. Waste Management -4. Pollution Abatement and Control Expenditure 3. Nature and Biodiversity Conservation -Recommendations -Conclusions -1. Objectives and Institutional Framework -2. Economic Importance of Ecological Assets -3. Management of Species -4. Management of Habitats and Ecosystems -5. Sectoral Integration of Nature Conservation and Biodiversity Concerns -6. International Co-operation for Nature and Biodiversity Conservation 4. Economy and Environment -Recommendations -Conclusions -1. Progress towards Sustainable Development -2. Implementing Environmental Policy 5. Agriculture, Forestry, and the Environment -Recommendations -Conclusions -1. Objectives Related to the Environment -2. Mangement of Land and Soil Quality -3. Management of Impacts on Water -4. Mangement of Impacts on Biodiversity -5. Management of GHG Emissions 6. Environmental-Social Interface -Recommendations -Conclusions -1. Objectives and Policy Framework -2. Environmental Information -3. Public Participation and Consultation -4. Access to Judicial Processes -5. Environmental Information and Awareness -6. Environment and Health 7. International Commitments -Recommendations -Conclusions -1. Climate Protection -2. Ozone-Depleting Substances -3. International Trade and the Environment -4. The Marine Environment -5. Regional Environmental Co-operation References -Selected Environmental Data -Selecged Economic Data -Selected Social Data -Selected Multilateral Agreements (worldwide) -Selected Multilateral Agreements (regional) -Abbreviations -Physical Context -Selected Environmental Websites