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Guidelines for Applying Protected Area Managment Categories
     

Guidelines for Applying Protected Area Managment Categories

by Nigel Dudley (Editor)
 

IUCN’s Protected Areas Management Categories, which classify protected areas according to their management objectives, are today accepted as the benchmark for defining, recording, and classifying protected areas. They are recognized by international bodies such as the United Nations as well as many national governments. As a result, they are increasingly

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IUCN’s Protected Areas Management Categories, which classify protected areas according to their management objectives, are today accepted as the benchmark for defining, recording, and classifying protected areas. They are recognized by international bodies such as the United Nations as well as many national governments. As a result, they are increasingly being incorporated into government legislation. These guidelines provide as much clarity as possible regarding the meaning and application of the Categories. They describe the definition of the Categories and discuss application in particular biomes and management approaches.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9782831710860
Publisher:
Island Press
Publication date:
02/25/2009
Pages:
86
Product dimensions:
8.10(w) x 11.50(h) x 0.20(d)

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