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Title Basin futures : water reform in the Murray-Darling basin / edited by Daniel Connell and R. Quentin Grafton
Published Acton, A.C.T. : ANU E Press, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (xx, 477 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Part I. Water and the Basin. Understanding the Basin and its Dynamics / John Williams -- Freshwater Ecosystem Conservation: Principles versus policy / Jamie Pittock and C. Max Finlayson -- Environmental Water: The Benefits of Ecological Goods and Services / Richard H. Norris -- Climate Change and its Impacts -- Current understanding, future directions / Nick Schofield -- Part II. Communities. Basin Bookends, the Community Perspective / Leith Boully and Karlene Maywalda -- The Media and the Guide to the Basin Plan / ├ůsa Wahlquist -- Rethinking Community in the Face of Natural Resources Management Challenges / Martin Mulligan -- Why justice is important / Catherine Gross -- Indigenous Water Management: Priorities for the next five years / Sue Jackson -- Water Planning and Dispossession / Jessica K. Weir -- The Future of the Basin: Thriving or dying communities? / Chris Miller -- Part III. Legal issues. A Sustainable Murray-Darling Basin: The legal challenges / Douglas Fisher -- Evidentiary Issues with the Implementation of the Sustainability Duty of Care in the Basin Plan / Jennifer McKay -- Part IV. Economics. Economic Costs and Benefits of the Proposed Basin Plan / R. Quentin Grafton -- Multiple Benefits through the Life Cycle of the Basin Plan Darla Hatton MacDonald [and others] -- Modelling Challenges / Qiang Jiang -- Irrigators, Water Trading, the Environment and Debt: Buying water entitlements for the environment / Henning Bjornlund, Sarah Wheeler and Jeremy Cheesman -- Economic Perspectives of the Proposed Basin Plan for the Southern Connected Murray / Donna Brennan -- Managing Risk in the Murray-Darling Basin / John Quiggin -- Part V. Governance. The Role of the Commonwealth Environmental Water Holder / Daniel Connell -- Improving Water Planning Processes: Priorities for the next five years / Mark Hamstead -- Connecting Science and Engagement: Setting groundwater extraction limits using a stakeholder-led decision-making process / Stuart Richardson, Ray Evans and Glenn Harrington -- Comparative Perspectives on Basin Governance in the Murray-Darling Basin: Insights from the western United States / Dustin Garrick and Rosalind Bark -- What Can the Murray-Darling Basin Plan Achieve? Will it be enough? / Neil Byron -- Planning as Performance: The Murray-Darling Basin Plan / Ray Ison and Philip Wallis -- Enhancing Collaborative Management in the Basin / Katherine A. Daniell -- Improving the Basin Plan: Options for consideration / Mike Young
Summary "This unique book brings together 27 chapters from some of the world's leading practitioners and experts on environmental water, communities, law, economics and governance. Its goal is to understand the many dimensions of water in the Murray- Darling Basin and provide guidance about how to implement a water management plan that addresses the needs of communities, the economy and the environment."--Publisher's description
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online version; title from PDF title page (viewed July 11, 2013)
Subject Environmental impact analysis -- Australia -- Darling River Watershed (Qld. and N.S.W.)
Environmental impact analysis -- Australia -- Murray River Watershed (N.S.W.-S.A.)
Environmental management -- Australia -- Darling River Watershed (Qld. and N.S.W.)
Environmental management -- Australia -- Murray River Watershed (N.S.W.-S.A.)
Darling River Watershed (Qld. and N.S.W.) -- Management.
Murray River Watershed (N.S.W.-S.A.) -- Management.
Form Electronic book
Author Connell, Daniel.
Grafton, R. Quentin, 1962-
ANU E Press.
ISBN 1921862254 (electronic bk.)
9781921862250 (electronic bk.)
(print version)