ABC Rural Bush Telegraph, 2009:

Triple bottom line

ABC Radio National
The "triple bottom line" is the underlying accounting principle for achieving sustainability by taking into consideration environmental, social and economic measures when trying to assess natural resource management policies and procedures. The importance of this concept and the need to ensure its implementation is outlined here.

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ABC Radio National, 2008:

Nature's Numbers

ABC Radio National
Since the CSIRO led Ecosystem Services Project was undertaken nearly ten years ago, awareness of the benefits of ecosystem services to human wellbeing and the sustainability of the planet have increased substantially throughout the world. In this interview, an overview of what ecosystem services are and why they are important is outlined as well as some of the research that was undertaken in the Ecosystem Services Project.

Go to the podcast.

ABC Stateline, 2005:

Can a citizen jury deal with Port Pirie's lead problem

ABC Radio National
The Lead and Zinc Smelter at Port Pirie was facing a significant challenge as recent research into lead levels in children's blood in the town was indicating that this was impacting on their cognitive and learning abilities. Wendy Proctor was asked to lead a participatory project with the smelter managers and local townfolk using her Deliberative Multi-criteria Evaluation process to assess a suitable management scheme for the smelter in order for it to keep operating.

Read the accompanying article or watch the video online.

Canberra Times, 2000:

Forestry Decision

Canberra Times article
An overview is provided here of Wendy Proctor's PhD thesis into how Multi-criteria Analysis can aid environmental decision making and, in particular in this case, how it could have improved the decision process of the Regional Forest Agreement initiative for southern New South Wales.

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