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Case Studies in the Environment. 2019; 311–13 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/cse.2018.001883
Published: 31 December 2019
... eligibility to design GMPs underscore the persistent challenge of involving all users in local water management, which may be key to close the gap between policy design and socio-ecological outcomes. Email: macleodclara@gmail.com Since the 1930s, groundwater extraction in California has exceeded...
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Case Studies in the Environment. 2017; 111–6 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/cse.2017.sc.452733
Published: 31 December 2017
... States' water management, leading to an Europeanization of national legislation and decision-making structures. The case of WFD implementation in Schleswig-Holstein is an example of the policy's highly innovative governance architecture that unfortunately is not (yet) able to take that one last hurdle...
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Case Studies in the Environment. 2017; 111–7 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/cse.2017.sc.433549
Published: 31 December 2017
... into catchment nutrient limits: a constructivist analysis of a New Zealand collaborative approach to water management . Nature & Culture. 8 ( 2 ), 205 – 225 . 22. Duncan, R. 2014 . Regulating agricultural land use to manage water quality: the challenges for science and policy in...
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Case Studies in the Environment. 2019; 311–8 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/cse.2018.001636
Published: 31 December 2019
... amphibians and invertebrates adapted to temporary waters, and are exceptionally hard to conserve as their function is dependent on connections to other wetlands and upland forests. A team of researchers in Maine joined forces with a diverse array of governmental and private stakeholders to develop an...
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Case Studies in the Environment. 2018; 211–10 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/cse.2017.000729
Published: 31 December 2018
..., developing in ways that negatively impact ecosystems (networks of biological organisms interacting with their environments) and human well-being [ 3 ]. Informal settlement residents, with limited economic means and left without critical services such as water and sanitation management, are vulnerable to a...
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Case Studies in the Environment. 2019; 311–10 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/cse.2018.001370
Published: 31 December 2019
... discusses the environmental impact and policies surrounding the snakehead fish population in the United States’ waters, as well as three other fishes (smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, and trout) that are native to some bodies of water in the United States, but non-native to others. This case study will...
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Case Studies in the Environment. 2020; 411–9 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/cse.2019.002253
Published: 12 February 2020
... between WEF resources and biodiversity conservation. Appreciate the complexity of WEF systems and the need for multiple perspectives to govern and manage WEF Nexus issues. Why are policy solutions to address water, energy, and food issues such a challenge? What advantages do WEF nexus...
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Case Studies in the Environment. 2020; 411–5 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/cse.2019.sc.948362
Published: 22 February 2020
... their economic and environmental suitability for development, protection, or management. An-Min Wu and Jill Johnston’s case study “Assessing spatial characteristics of soil lead contamination in the residential neighborhoods near the Exide battery smelter” shows how spatial thinking and exploratory...
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Case Studies in the Environment. 2020; 411–8 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/cse.2019.002105
Published: 04 February 2020
... spread they outcompete native plants, reshaping refugia and choking out the spread of young Joshua trees. Tamarisk, in particular, choke waterways and take up all available water in an area. To ensure the continued existence of Joshua trees, intensive ecosystem management needs to be undertaken to stop...
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Case Studies in the Environment. 2020; 411–14 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/cse.2019.002170
Published: 17 January 2020
...” initiative (e.g., Sustainable Agriculture Lands Conservation Program, State Water Efficiency and Enhancement Program, Healthy Soils Program, and Alternative Manure Management Program) [ 51 , 52 ]. The California Climate and Agriculture Network (CalCAN), a collaborative alliance of NGOs involved in...
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Case Studies in the Environment. 2019; 311–5 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/cse.2019.002246
Published: 31 December 2019
... Resource Management Act 1991 (RMA). The RMA regulates natural and physical resources in New Zealand, such as land, air, and water. The purpose of the RMA is to “promote the sustainable management of natural and physical resources” by safeguarding the life-supporting capacity of resources while avoiding...
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Case Studies in the Environment. 2019; 311–6 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/cse.2018.001784
Published: 31 December 2019
... by state policymakers and water managers as the need for conservation grows with each year that the biggest reservoirs shrink. Because these conservation decisions often mean a stark zero-sum game between uses of subtractable water resources, the policy decisions require careful deliberation and...
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Case Studies in the Environment. 2019; 311–14 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/cse.2019.002006
Published: 31 December 2019
... key methodological choices and limitations in such projects, think about how to advise the company on steps to be taken in its water management action plan, and reflect on the implications for sustainable corporate management of consumer products. Studies of blue jeans and cotton garments have made...
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Case Studies in the Environment. 2019; 311–11 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/cse.2019.sc.960306
Published: 31 December 2019
..., the case engages with the longstanding conundrum of how better to align ecological and social scales in natural resources management. It explores the role that collaborative groups are playing in addressing water resources problems at the watershed scale despite fragmented governance at that scale. A...
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Case Studies in the Environment. 2019; 311–9 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/cse.2018.001685
Published: 31 December 2019
... water for bottling [ 11 ], irrigation rights [ 12 ], and floodplain vulnerability [ 13 ]. Calls for water justice frameworks have emerged from social movements, [ 14 – 17 ] policy shifts in water resource management, [ 18 ] and urban water management [ 19 , 20 ]. Discussing water justice in the...
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Case Studies in the Environment. 2019; 311–11 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/cse.2018.001305
Published: 31 December 2019
... management ( Table 1 ). TABLE 1. Sustainable land management measures related to the ridge and ditch system technology Types of measure Subcategories Examples Farm number Percentage Comments Objectives Structural measure Graded ditches, channels, waterways waterway to convey water...
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Case Studies in the Environment. 2019; 311–21 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/cse.2018.001735
Published: 31 December 2019
... complex and opaque science and policymaking, overlapping areas of policy jurisdiction, requiring coordinated action among divided stakeholders, and resulting in limited solutions with complex consequences [ 9 , 10 ]. Fracking and drilling have potentially far-reaching impacts on water systems [ 11...
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Case Studies in the Environment. 2019; 311–14 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/cse.2017.001057
Published: 31 December 2019
... and natural resource policy professionals think about the broader challenges of diffuse, ecosystem services approaches to climate adaptation. Beaver-produced watershed improvements will remain difficult to quantify and verify, and thus will likely remain less attractive to water planners than...
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Case Studies in the Environment. 2019; 311–8 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/cse.2018.001545
Published: 31 December 2019
... ways that support the goals of more sustainable water management. In other moments, however, gardens come to represent tensions about the image of agriculture and gardens in the city. City officials described receiving a variety of complaints about “messy” home and vacant lot gardens from other...
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Case Studies in the Environment. 2019; 311–10 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/cse.2019.001941
Published: 31 December 2019
... New Jersey Pine Barrens. The idea of exploiting the Pinelands and other parts of the United States was not new [ 2 ]. In 1876, Joseph Wharton bought large tracts of land with the goal of using the pure waters of the Kirkwood and Cohansey aquifers to supply Philadelphia. That unsuccessful project...
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