Communication Skills for Conservation Professionals

Whether you are managing wetlands, protecting endangered species, or restoring ecosystems, you need to be able to communicate effectively in order to solve conservation and resource management problems. Communication Skills for Conservation...

480 pages
6 x 9
49 photos and illustrations

Ecosystem-Based Management for the Oceans

Conventional management approaches cannot meet the challenges faced by ocean and coastal ecosystems today. Consequently, national and international bodies have called for a shift toward more comprehensive ecosystem-based marine management....

392 pages
7.5 x 10
10 photos, 25 illustrations

Aquaculture Site Selection and Site Management

Aquaculture is currently facing a significant challenge: how to alleviate the pressure on fish stocks exerted by commercial fishing and yet meet the increasing demand for sea products in a sustainable way. The aim of this guide is to promote the...

303 pages
5.8 x 8.2
Full color, 23 photos, 30 illustrations

Sacred Natural Sites
Guidelines for Protected Area Managers


106 pages
8 x 10

Cork Oak Woodlands on the Edge
Ecology, Adaptive Management, and Restoration

Cork oak has historically been an important species in the western Mediterranean—ecologically as a canopy or “framework” tree in natural woodlands, and culturally as an economically valuable resource that underpins local...

352 pages
6 x 9
One 16-page color insert, 2 photos, 41 illustrations

The sacred dimension of protected areas
Proceedings of the Second Workshop of the Delos Initiative, Ouranoupolis 2007

Edited by Josep-Maria Mallarach and Thymio Papayannis

This report is currently available in an electronic format only. To view the report and others published by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), please visit IUCN's website.  The...

5.8 x 8.2

Guidelines for Applying Protected Area Managment Categories

Edited by Nigel Dudley

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...

86 pages
8 x 10

Roadless Rules
The Struggle for the Last Wild Forests

Roadless Rules is a fast-paced and insightful look at one of the most important, wide-ranging, and controversial efforts to protect public forests ever undertaken in the United States.


In January 2000, President Clinton...

192 pages
6 x 9

Biodiversity Change and Human Health
From Ecosystem Services to Spread of Disease

Biodiversity Change and Human Health brings together leading experts from the natural science and social science realms as well as the medical community to explore the explicit linkages between human-driven alterations of biodiversity and...

320 pages
6 x 9

New Models for Ecosystem Dynamics and Restoration

As scientific understanding about ecological processes has grown, the idea that ecosystem dynamics are complex, nonlinear, and often unpredictable has gained prominence. Of particular importance is the idea that rather than following an...

366 pages
7 x 10


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