Environmental management resources

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The links below offer guidance on getting started with environmental economics and policy development.

Evaluation of ecosystems and biodiversity

Biodiversity and Poverty: 10 Frequently Asked Questions - Ten Policy Implications (2011) Key highlights in sustainable agriculture and natural resource management from the International Institute for Environment and Development.

Quick guide to TEEB for local and regional policy makers (2011) Quick guide to the published findings of The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB) project. The most extensive study of economic evaluation of biodiversity currently underway. 

OECD Handbook of Biodiversity Valuation - a guide for policy makers (2002) Comprehensive guide to the basics of biodiversity valuation from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.

Making economic valuation work for biodiversity conservation (2005) Overview of the barriers to moving forward with biodiversity valuation and recommendations for overcoming these from the Australian Government's Biological Diversity Advisory Committee.

Environmental Economic Valuation - an introductory guide for policy makers and practitioners (2003) Basic introduction to eco-evaluation from the Queensland Government's Department of Environment and Resource Management.

Environmental legislation and policy

ECOLEX - the gateway to environmental law This comprehensive database links to regional, national and international treaties and legislation relating to protection of the environment. A one stop shop for environmental legislation.

National Strategy for the Conservation of Australia's Biological Diversity Download the revised strategy from the Australian Federal Government.

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The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB)

The principles of TEEB international provide guidance for biodiversity evaluation across the globe.


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