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

Linkages in practice
A review of their conservation value

Graham Bennett

Until well into recent times, a high level of connectivity existed among ecosystems. Through the ever-increasing extent and intensity of human exploitation of natural resources, however, the pattern of human activities as islands in a sea of...

28 pages
6 x 11

Securing protected area integrity and rural people's livelihoods
Lessons from Twelve Years of the Kibale and Semliki Conservation and Development Project

Edited by Puma B. Chhetri, Edmund G.C. Barrow, and Alex Muhweezi

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...

156 pages
8.4 x 5.8

A Guide to Designing Legal Frameworks to Determine Access to Genetic Resources
Environmental Policy and Law Paper No. 34

Lyle Glowka

This book highlights some of the principles which should be considered by planners, legislative drafters, and policy-makers as they work to develop legal frameworks on access to genetic resources in their countries. Contextual information on the...

108 pages
8.5 x 12

Guide to Undertaking Biodiversity Legal and Institutional Profiles
A Contribution To The Global Biodiversity Strategy

Edited by Lyle Glowka

Biodiversity-related laws and institutions will be key mechanisms for attaining the objectives of the Convention on biological diversity. As part of the national biodiversity planning process, legal and institutional profiles should be undertaken...

75 pages
8.2 x 11.8

Enhancing Sustainability
Resources For Our Future

Edited by Melissa H. Danskin and Hendrik A. van der Linde

The papers in this inaugural volume were presented at a workshop organized by the IUCN Sustainable Use Initiative (SUI) during the 1st World Conservation Congress, 1996. The first section includes several thought-provoking papers on broad issues...

185 pages
8.5 x 12

Dragonflies
Status Survey And Conservation Action Plan

IUCN/SSC Odonata Specialist Group

Dragonflies, those beautiful and colorful creatures which can often be seen hovering above water, pre-date dinosaurs. Today, some 5,000 species have been described and many more await discovery and description. The value of dragonflies lies in...

33 pages
8.5 x 11

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