Protected Area Staff Training
Guidelines for Planning and Mangement

Svetlana L. Kopylova and Natalia R. Danilina

Qualified, competent, and committed staff are central to the success of protected areas. Training of protected area staff is more and more recognized as a vital component of efficient protected area management. These guidelines aim to present the...

102 pages
8.2 x 11.8

Draft International Covenant on Environment and Development

IUCN Commission on Environmental Law

The Draft Covenant is a blueprint for an international framework (or umbrella) agreement consolidating and developing existing legal principles related to environment and development. Since the publication of the second edition in 2000, there...

206 pages
6 x 9

CITES and CBNRM
Proceedings of an international symposium on "The relevance of CBNRM to the conservation and sustainable use of CITES-listed species in exporting countries"

Edited by Max Abensperg-Traun, Dilys Roe, and Colman O'Criodain

This output from a symposium on community-based natural resource management (CBNRM) for the conservation of CITES-listed species aims to provide the necessary knowledge base for broad policy discussions within the European Union on the relevance...

157 pages
8.5 x 11.8

Conservation for a New Era

Conservation for a New Era outlines the critical issues facing us in the 21st century, developed from the results of the World Conservation Congress in Barcelona in October 2008. The landmark publication takes on the pressing issues of today and...

220 pages
6.5 x 9.2
Full color, 43 photos, 12 illustrations

Dryland Opportunities

Drylands cover 41 percent of the earth’s terrestrial surface. The urgency of and international response to climate change have given a new place to drylands in terms both of their vulnerability to predicted climate change impacts and their...

98 pages
6.8 x 9.8
Full color, 15 photos, 6 illustrations

Legal Frameworks for REDD
Design & Implementation at the National Level

Edited by John Costenbader

This publication identifies and analyzes critical issues in the formulation and implementation of national and sub-national legal frameworks for REDD activities. It is based on substantive findings from four national case studies (Brazil,...

197 pages
6.8 x 9.5

Best practice guidelines for great ape tourism

E. A. Williamson and Elizabeth J. Macfie

Great ape tourism, if well implemented, can serve to conserve the species but it can also have considerable negative impacts if it is not based on sound conservation principles. These guidelines have been developed for both existing and potential...

77 pages
11.5 x 8

Aquaculture
Responsible Practices and Certification

Over the past decade, there has been growing concern among international stakeholders, particularly in Mediterranean countries, about aquaculture product quality, knowledge management, interaction with the environment, technology and systems,...

70 pages
6 x 8.5

Mediterranean pelagic habitat
Oceanographic and Biological Processes, An Overview

Maurizio Würtz

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...

88 pages
11.6 x 8

Polar Bears
Proceedings of the 15th Working Meeting of the IUCN/SSC Polar Bear Specialist Group, Copenhagen, Denmark, 29 June-3 July 2009

Martyn E. Obbard, Gregory W. Thiemann, Elizabeth Peacock, and Terry D. DeBruyn

These 15th Proceedings provide an overview of the ongoing research and management activities on polar bears in the circumpolar Arctic. Together with the previous 14 proceedings, they provide an historic record of the international effort in...

235 pages
8.8 x 11.2

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