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The World"s Protected Areas

Status, Values, and Prospects in the Twenty-first Century

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Published by University of California Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Conservation of the environment,
  • Maps, charts & atlases,
  • Nature,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • Environmental Conservation & Protection - General,
  • Nature / General,
  • Earth Sciences - Geology

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsStuart Chape (Editor), Mark D. Spalding (Editor), Martin D. Jenkins (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7712131M
    ISBN 100520246608
    ISBN 109780520246607

      The World's Protected Areas: Status, Values, and Prospects in the Twenty-first Century intends to provide such a global overview. Its three editors, all of whom have been associated with the World Conservation Monitoring Centre in the United Kingdom at one time or another, draw on expertise from all parts of the world to give the book outstanding by: VI Managed Resource Protected Area: Protected area managed mainly for the sustainable use of natural ecosystems. The IUCN protected area management categories system is based upon the primary objective of management. Table shows how an analysis of management objectives can be used to identify the most appropriate category.

    Stuart Chape is the author of The World S Protected Areas ( avg rating, 0 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), UN List of Protected Areas ( av.   The world map is peppered with patches of protected land, ostensibly ringed by clear borders that seem to safely shield our few remaining wild areas .

    "Erich Hoyt's book provides comprehensive and irreplaceable insight into marine protected areas dedicated to marine mammals -- these animais that are so close and dear to us. It shows us how to harmonize mankind and the sea more effectively to enable human development and nature preservation to progress side by side at a similar pace."5/5(3). Get this from a library! The world's protected areas: status, values and prospects in the 21st century. [Stuart Chape; Mark Spalding; Martin Jenkins;] -- "Illustrated with maps, color photographs, and graphics, this reference offers a comprehensive status report on the world's 60, parks, nature reserves, and other land and marine areas designated.


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Stuart Chape is Program Manager—Island Ecosystems Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Program (SPREP), and formerly Head—World Heritage and Protected Areas Program, UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre.

Mark D. Spalding, lead author Reviews: 1. Now covering over 12 percent of the Earth's land surface, protected areas are the great strongholds Extensively illustrated with maps, color photographs, and graphics, this state-of-the-art reference offers a comprehensive and authoritative status report on the world'sparks, nature reserves, and other land and marine areas currently designated as protected : “Sanctuary: Exploring the World’s Protected Areas from Space,” published by the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (Arlington, Virginia) with support from NASA, debuted at the World Parks Congress in Sydney, Australia.

In the book’s foreword, NASA Administrator Charles Bolden writes. The world of protected areas in one book, now in Spanish Wed, 23 Oct The entirety of protected area management and governance has been available in one book since the IUCN World Parks Congressin Sydney.

The book establishes a conceptual underpinning for protected area management, presents guiding principles for the 21st century, reflects recent work on international best practice and provides an.

The book, officially launched at the IUCN WPCis an important contribution to the IUCN WCPA professional development The Worlds Protected Areas book and an investment of the BIOPAMA programme in the expertise of the next generation of protected areas managers.

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).

IUCN protected area management categories and the World Database on Protected Areas Charles Besançon, Neil Burgess, Lucy Fish and Liesbeth Renders 89 Restoration and protected areas Nigel Dudley, Daniel Vallauri, Stephanie Mansourian and the Society for Ecological Restoration 98 Protected area categories and management effectiveness.

At the start of the 20th century, the world was home to only a few protected areas dedicated to nature conservation. Today, there are more thanof Author: Brigit Katz.

managing the world's protected areas estate is a heavy one and engages many hundreds of thousands of people ". Kenton Miller, Chair of the IUCN World Commission on Protecte1.d Areas Despite the heavy responsibility born by protected area management, "according to theFile Size: 3MB.

About this book. With the health of the world’s oceans threatened as never before, it is becoming increasingly apparent that Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) play a vitally important role in protecting marine and coastal habitats.

Management of Marine Protected Areas: A Network. Of the world’s various habitat types, between 11 and 23% total area of each of the world’s temperate, tropical and boreal forest biomes are in protected areas. Terrestrial habitat types with the greatest percentage of area in protected areas are tropical moist forest (23%), sub-boreal shrubland (19%), polar & high-altitude desert (18%) and wooded savannah (17%).

Extensively illustrated with maps, color photographs, and graphics, this state-of-the-art reference offers a comprehensive and authoritative status report on the world'sparks, nature. Protected areas spearhead our response to the rapidly accelerating biodiversity crisis. However, while the number of protected areas has been growing rapidly over the past 20 years, the extent to which the worlds protected areas are effectively conserving species, ecosystems, and ecosystem services is.

This handbook, produced by world renowned experts from the World Conservation Union (IUCN), spans the full terrain of protected area management and is the international benchmark for the field.

The book employs dozens of detailed international cases studies, hundreds of concise topical snapshots, ma. The World Database on Protected Areas (WDPA) is compiled and managed by the World Conservation Monitoring Centre, an executive agency of the United Nations Environment Programme. It uses the IUCN and CBD definitions of protected areas to determine whether a site should be included in the WDPA.

Studies in Brazil and Panama found that protected areas and indigenous management outperformed other land management systems at avoiding deforestation, as.

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.

This book is the first comprehensive global review of all aspects of alien plant invasions in protected areas. It provides insights into advances in invasion ecology emanating from work in protected areas, and the link to locally relevant management support for protected areas.

Today every country in the world has a protected area system. 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.

Arguments for Protected Areas__Book Review__by Ismar Lima. Novem New Book Reveals World’s Protected Areas from Space. From a recent and dramatic image showing development at the edge of New Zealand’s Mount Egmont National Park to the weaving, interconnected waterways of the Sundarbans in Bangladesh to the stunningly unique beauty of the Namib desert in Namibia, Sanctuary: Exploring the World’s Protected Areas.

Two of the largest protected areas on earth are U.S. National Monuments in the Pacific Ocean. Numerous claims have been made about the impacts of these protected areas Author: John Lynham, Anton Nikolaev, Jennifer Raynor, Thaís Vilela, Juan Carlos Villaseñor-Derbez.