Market-based Opportunities to Improve Environmental Flows: A scoping paper
AbstractReport to Environment Australia. The objective of this paper is to promote discussion relating to the trading and banking of environmental water allocations in the context of the Australian water industry. The paper discusses issues essential to the definition of environmental allocations as well as several approaches for increasing the size of environmental allocations. It then focuses on the direct market based mechanisms of trade in and banking of environmental flows and identifies issues requiring further investigation.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Policy and Economic Research Unit, CSIRO Land and Water, Adelaide, Australia in its series Natural Resource Management Economics with number 00_004.
Length: 18 pages
Date of creation: Jun 2000
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Postal: Policy & Economic Research Unit, CSIRO Land and Water, PMB2, Glen Osmond, South Australia 5064
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Australia; natural resource management; Market-based opportunities; environmental flows;
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