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Trends And Options Toward The Year 2025

IUCN Biodiversity Policy Coordination Division

The paper published here was produced for discussion during the first World Conservation Congress in Montreal, Canada in October 1996. Drawing on the scientific and technical expertise of his colleagues as well as on past experience, the author...

121 pages
7 x 10

Planning Environmental Communication and Education
Lessons From Asia

Edited by Wendy Goldstein and Seema Saeed

The text provides an overview of environmental communication and education practice and lessons from Asian governments, NGOs and the media. Drawing from papers presented at the IUCN, Unesco, UNEP organized workshop for Asian environment...

92 pages
12 x 12

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

Conservation and Development Interventions at the Wildlife/Livestock Interface
Implications for Wildlife, Livestock and Human Health

Edited by Steven A. Osofsky, Sarah Cleaveland, William B. Karesh, Michael D. Kock, Philip J. Nyhus, Lisa Starr, and Angela Yang

During a forum held at the Vth IUCN World Parks Congress in South Africa in 2003, the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and the IUCN SSC Veterinary and Southern Africa Sustainable Use Specialist Groups (VSG and SASUSG) brought together nearly...

220 pages
8.5 x 11

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

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

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

Forests and Protected Areas
Guidance on the Use of the IUCN Protected Area Management Categories

Nigel Dudley; Edited by Adrian Phillips

Protected areas are the cornerstone of virtually all national and international conservation policies. About 10% of the world’s forests are to be found in protected areas, and Forest Protected Areas make a critical contribution to...

58 pages
8.25 x 11.75

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

The Precautionary Principle in Biodiversity Conservation and Natural Resource Management
An Issues Paper for Policy-Makers, Researchers and Practitioners

Rosie Cooney

The precautionary principle, or precautionary approach, is now widely accepted in environmental law and policy at international and, increasingly, national level. However, the principle remains highly controversial, its meaning contested, its...

51 pages
6.5 x 9.2

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