ABC Rural Bush Telegraph, 2009:
Triple bottom line
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.
Read the article.
ABC Radio National, 2008:
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
Go to the podcast.
ABC Stateline, 2005:
Can a citizen jury deal with Port Pirie's lead problem
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
Read the accompanying article or
watch the video online.
Canberra Times, 2000:
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.
Read the article.