Forests and Protected Areas: Guidance on the Use of the IUCN Protected Area Management Categories

Forests and Protected Areas: Guidance on the Use of the IUCN Protected Area Management Categories

by Nigel Dudley
     
 

Protected areas are the cornerstone of virtually all national and international conservation policies. About 10% of the world’s forests are to be found in protected areas, and Forest Protected Areas make a critical contribution to conservation. The purpose of this publication is to address two questions, both of which are strategic, complex and politically

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Protected areas are the cornerstone of virtually all national and international conservation policies. About 10% of the world’s forests are to be found in protected areas, and Forest Protected Areas make a critical contribution to conservation. The purpose of this publication is to address two questions, both of which are strategic, complex and politically significant: What is, and what is not, a Forest Protected Area? What other forms of forest protection are there, and how do they relate to Forest Protected Areas?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9782831708287
Publisher:
Island Press
Publication date:
11/30/2006
Product dimensions:
8.10(w) x 11.50(h) x 0.20(d)

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