Accessing Biodiversity and Sharing the Benefits
Lessons from Implementing the Convention on Biological Diversity

Edited by Stephen Brush and Santiago Carrizosa; Foreword by Patrick McGuire

The book aims to address the lack of information on the experiences of others by providing a comparative analysis of national access and benefit-sharing laws and policies in the 41 Pacific Rim countries that signed the CBD. It provides key...

315 pages
8 x 11.2

Proceedings of the Members' Business Assembly
World Conservation Congress, Bangkok, Thailand, 17-25 November 2004

Edited by Tim Jones

58 pages
8.5 x 11

The Protected Landscape Approach
Linking Nature, Culture and Community

Edited by Nora Mitchell, Michael Beresford, and Jessica Brown

The traditional patterns of land use that have created many of the world’s cultural landscapes contribute to biodiversity, support ecological processes, provide important environmental services, and have proven sustainable over the...

268 pages
6.5 x 9.5

Indigenous and Local Communities and Protected Areas
Towards Equity and Enhanced Conservation

Edited by Grazia Feyerabend and Ashish Kothari

Conventional approaches to managing protected areas have often seen people and nature as separate entities. They preclude human communities from using natural resources and assume that their concerns are incompatible with conservation. Protected...

112 pages
8 x 11.8

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Edited by Susana Calvo and Gillian Martin-Mehers; Foreword by Gillian Mehers

CEPA tools have been identified as one of the keys to achieving better outcomes in a broad range of environmental projects – increased community engagement, higher levels of collaboration among stakeholders, better targeted public awareness...

122 pages
8.5 x 11.8

Communicating Protected Areas

Edited by Elisabeth Auchincloss; Foreword by Denise Hamu

Protected areas operate within complex ecological and social systems, presenting challenges that cannot be resolved by technical solution alone. Achieving the management objectives of protected areas requires a social approach in which strategic...

311 pages
8.2 x 11.5

Explanatory Guide to the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
IUCN Environmental Policy and Law Paper No. 57

Gerald Moore

The entry into force of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture marks the commitment of the world community to a freestanding convention directed at addressing both global needs for food security and...

212 pages
8.25 x 11.75

Can Protected Areas Contribute to Poverty Reduction?
Opportunity and Limitations

Lea M Scherl, Alison Wilson, and Robert Wild

Poverty has become the central concern for development agencies, and because many of the areas that are most important for conserving biodiversity are occupied by poor people, or have poor people living around them, the relationship between...

60 pages
6 x 8

Environmental Law in Developing Countries: Volume II
Selected Issues

Marianela Bonilla and Edgar Fernandez

This book contains a selection of papers on various legal issues of interest to developing countries which have been prepared by Fellows from InWent who came to Germany between 2002 and 2004 from Africa, Asia, and Latin America to research and...

149 pages
6.5 x 9.5

Sustainable Financing of Protected Areas
A global review of challenges and options

Lucy Emerton, Joshua Bishop, and Lee Thomas

It has become clear during recent global deliberations on biodiversity conservation that achieving Protected Area (PA) financial sustainability will require major changes in the way that PA funding is conceptualized, captured and used. With many...

97 pages
8.25 x 11.75


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