Protected areas of the world a review of national systems by IUCN Conservation Monitoring Centre.

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Statementcompiled by the Conservation Monitoring Centre in collaboration with the IUCN Commission on National Parks .... Vol.2, Palaearctic.
ContributionsBritish Petroleum Company., International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources. Commission on National Parks and Protected Areas., World Congress on National Parks and Protected Areas, (4th : 1992 : Caracas, Venezuela)
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ISBN 102831700914

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The World Database on Protected Areas (WDPA) is the most comprehensive global database on terrestrial and marine protected areas. It is a joint project between the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), managed by UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC).

The entirety of protected area management and governance has been available in one book since the IUCN World Parks Congressin Sydney. The Spanish version of this publication, 'Protected Area Governance and Management’, was launched in Lima, on 15 Octoberat the third Latin American and the Caribbean Protected Areas Congress.

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As a result, the World Commission on Protected Areas was requested by IUCN members to re-examine the whole system and in particular to prepare a new version of the category guidelines. Protected Area Governance and Management presents a compendium of original text, case studies and examples from across the world, by drawing on the literature, and on the knowledge and experience of those involved in protected areas.

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This is the first time a world-wide survey of protected area systems has been compiled by WCMC. It is organized into national accounts, each comprising a.

Cultural and Spiritual Values of Protected Areas (CSVPA) is a Specialist Group of the World Commission on Protected Areas (WCPA) and an advisory to the IUCN Protected Areas World Commission for the appropriate recognition, conservation and promotion of the cultural and spiritual significance of protected areas in their policy, planning, management and evaluation.

IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas (WCPA) IUCN WCPA is the world’s premier network of protected area expertise. It is administered by IUCN’s Programme on Protected Areas and has over 1, members, spanning countries.

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Protected areas cover around per cent of the world’s land area and per cent of the global ocean area. They store 15 percent of the global terrestrial carbon stock, help reduce deforestation, habitat and species loss, and support the livelihoods of over one billion people.

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Buck --Marine protected areas (MPAs): Federal legal authority / Adam Vann --Framework for the National System of Marine Protected Areas of the United States of America / National Marine Protected Areas Center.

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Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) cover more than 3% of the world's oceans as over 10% of coastal waters that may be affected by climate change. Alterations of hydromorphology for harbour accessibility in densely populated coastal estuaries and lagoons add to climate change induced threats and shifting baselines in coastal environments.

Protected areas have an important role to play in rising to this challenge. At a global level, millions of people depend on protected areas as a means of subsistence.

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ASKS the States to. x MARINE AND COASTAL PROTECTED AREAS theory, science and policy surrounding MPAs and the vast quantity of new practical experience (largely embodied in the gray literature). In revising this book, we have accessed some of the least accessible techniques and practices, many of.

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Canadian Protected and Conserved Areas Database. Download data about protected areas (parks, wildlife areas, bird sanctuaries.The first conference on marine protected areas was sponsored by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN, now known as the World Conservation Union) in Tokyo in (IUCN, ).

The report of that conference called attention to the increasing pressures imposed by man on marine environments and pleaded.IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas – to call on the global conservation community to strengthen prevention and response efforts for invasive species in protected areas.

This became part of a more general process of recognising the urgent need of active conservation in response to the rapidly increasing pressures affecting protected areas.

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