The Urban imperative: urban outreach strategies for protected area agencies
How those responsible for protected areas can better serve people in large cities and build stronger urban constituencies for nature conservation. Proceedings of a workshop at the Vth World Parks Congress

Thaddeus C. Trzyna

Almost half the world’s people live in cities and this proportion is steadily growing. Protected areas provide important benefits to cities; conversely, conservationists depend on support from voters, leaders, and opinion-shapers largely...

168 pages
8.2 x 11

Disclosure Requirements
Ensuring Mutual Supportiveness Between the WTO TRIPS Agreement and the CBD

There is an urgent need for concrete steps to foster the mutual supportiveness of the objectives embodied in the Convention on Biological Diversity and multilateral trade rules under the World Trade Organization. Intellectual property is one area...

48 pages
8.25 x 11.75

The Conservation Biology of Molluscs
Proceedings Of A Symposium Held At The 9Th International Malacological Congress

Edited by E. Alison Kay

84 pages
8.8 x 11

Values and Rewards
Counting and Capturing Ecosystem Water Services for Sustain

Edited by Lucy Emerton

Water ecosystems have long been perceived by decision makers as having little value simply because their economic value is poorly understood and rarely articulated. Calculating the economic value of an ecosystem is a means of providing...

93 pages
8.5 x 11.5

Legal aspects in the implementation of CDM forestry projects

Maria Socorro Z. Manguiat, Roda Verheyen, Jens Mackensen, and Gerald Scholz

Among the various innovative instruments linked to the Kyoto Protocol is the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), which offers developed countries a chance to offset some of their greenhouse gas emissions by funding development projects in areas...

70 pages
6 x 9

Friends for Life
New Partners in Support of Protected Areas

The 5th IUCN World Parks Congress held in 2003 in Durban, South Africa was host to a stream of workshops dedicated to the broad topic of building support for protected areas. As a means of providing a more coherent picture, a separate set of...

232 pages
8.25 x 11.5

Antelopes: Part 4 - North Africa, the Middle East, and Asia
Global Survey And Regional Action Plans

S.C. Kingswood and D. P. Mallon

Antelope herds numbering in the tens of thousands formerly occurred across the steppes and semideserts of Eurasia and India, but these have nearly all been reduced to fractions of their earlier size; antelope populations are now fragmented across...

268 pages
8 x 10.8

Directory of Protected Areas in East Asia
People, Organisations And Places

Daniel Egli

Communication and co-operation among all conservation bodies and concerned individuals are vital to effective conservation and to securing the funding and other resources needed. Only by forming productive links among all protected area...

98 pages
8.5 x 12

An Introduction to the African Convention on the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources
IUCN Enivornmental Policy and Law Paper

The African Convention on the conservation of nature and natural resources was adopted in 1968 in Algiers. Considered the most forward looking regional agreement of the time, it influenced significantly the development of environmental law in...

60 pages
6.5 x 9.2

Drafting Legislation for Sustainable Soils
A Guide

Ian Hannam and Ben Boer; Foreword by John Scanlon

This is a unique publication relating to legal frameworks of natural resources management. Following the “Legal and Institutional Frameworks for Sustainable Soils” (EPLP 45), this publication contributes to the revision of existing,...

100 pages
6.5 x 9.2

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