Trade-offs between development, culture and conservation--willingness to pay for tropical river management among urban Australians.

@article{Zander2010TradeoffsBD,
  title={Trade-offs between development, culture and conservation--willingness to pay for tropical river management among urban Australians.},
  author={Kerstin K Zander and Stephen Thomas Garnett and Anna Straton},
  journal={Journal of environmental management},
  year={2010},
  volume={91 12},
  pages={2519-28}
}
Australia's system of tropical rivers constitutes one of the largest and least changed drainage networks in the world. However increasing demand for water in parts of Australia, along with ongoing drought, is driving pressure to develop these rivers. This paper reports the results of a choice experiment (CE) to assess the benefits of different management strategies for three tropical rivers in northern Australia: the Daly, Mitchell and Fitzroy Rivers. The CE was carried out using a survey… CONTINUE READING