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

Addressing the Problems of Access
Protecting sources, while giving users certainty

Jorge Cabrera Medaglia, Christian Lopez Silva, and Environmental Law Centre

Addressing the Problems of Access provides a systematic analysis of the requirements of access law, both the CBD requirements and the basic requirements of enforceable legislation. Often key legal issues that have a significant impact on...

77 pages
8.25 x 11.75

Poverty, Health, and Ecosystems
Experience from Asia

Edited by Paul Steele, Gonzalo Oviedo, and David McCauley

It is today widely acknowledged both by the development and conservation communities that a vital relationship exists between the sound management of ecosystems, the determinants of poverty and the effectiveness of poverty alleviation efforts....

220 pages
8.5 x 11

Mediterranean mountains in a changing world
Guidelines for Developing Action Plans

Pedro Regato and Rami Salman

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. ...

88 pages
11.6 x 8.1

Share
Managing Waters across Boundaries

International Union for Conservation of Nature; Edited by Claudia Sadoff, Thomas Greiber, Mark Smith, and Ger Bergkamp

Using case studies from around the world, Share describes the benefits gained from cooperation and the challenges of constructing legal frameworks, institutions, management processes and financing and partnership strategies to govern...

95 pages
7.5 x 9.75

Applying the ecosystem approach in Latin America
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. This...

106 pages

Ideas for groundwater management

Simon Chevalking, Lenneke Knoop, and Frank Van Steenbergen

Groundwater is the earth’s largest accessible store of fresh water. The volume is almost 100 times that of surface water. In recent decades use of groundwater has grown exponentially. Over 2 billion people depend on it for their daily...


6.6 x 9.9

Adapting to Global Change
Mediterranean Forests
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. This book, in...

253 pages
6.5 x 9.2

Seagrasses and Sand Dunes

Sriyanie Miththapala

Seagrass meadows and sand dunes are lesser known coastal ecosystems that are located landward from coral reefs and sometimes seaward from mangroves. (At other times mangroves lie between seagrasses and sand dunes.) These ecosystems are also...

36 pages
7.9 x 5.6

Coral Reefs

Sriyanie Miththapala

Corals are a vital component of marine ecosystems. They provide food and protection for a huge variety of fish and marine life; are crucial to sustaining livelihoods among coastal populations; and a key mechanism for ensuring the protection of...


8 x 5.6

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