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Financing and governing ecological restoration projects: the Tasmanian Island Ark

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Richardson, BJ and Davidson, NJ, Financing and governing ecological restoration projects: the Tasmanian Island Ark, Ecological Management & Restoration, 22, (S2) pp. 36-46. ISSN 1442-7001 (2021) [Refereed Article]


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DOI: doi:10.1111/emr.12455

Abstract

This article examines the financial and governance dimensions of the Tasmanian Island Ark project, in the Tasmanian Midlands. It focuses on the intervention costs, funding sources and the legal context to financing, including property tenure, negotiated agreements and regulatory requirements. The case study shows that it is not easy to extrapolate financial data from one restoration project to another; however, the types of costs, their relative significance and timing, and legal context can be relevant considerations across diverse projects. The Tasmanian case study helps fill a gap in the literature about the financial side of ecological restoration projects and how planners can prepare for large landscape-scale interventions. The paper discusses the overarching constraints on environmental restoration practices and then presents the specific costs of restoration activities.

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Item Type:Refereed Article
Keywords:finance, property tenure, regulation, restoration costs, Tasmania
Research Division:Law and Legal Studies
Research Group:Environmental and resources law
Research Field:Environmental law
Objective Division:Environmental Policy, Climate Change and Natural Hazards
Objective Group:Environmental policy, legislation and standards
Objective Field:Land policy
UTAS Author:Richardson, BJ (Mr Bailey Richardson)
UTAS Author:Davidson, NJ (Dr Neil Davidson)
ID Code:152829
Year Published:2021
Web of Science® Times Cited:3
Deposited By:Office of the Faculty of Law
Deposited On:2022-08-25
Last Modified:2022-08-25
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