Building Biodiversity Business


The challenge of building biodiversity business is not trivial. Biodiversity is still largely neglected by private finance. There is a need to develop new business models and market mechanisms for biodiversity conservation, and to persuade the...

159 pages
8 x 10

Biodiversity: My Hotel in Action
A Guide to Sustainable Use of Biological Resources


Biodiversity plays an important role in the day-to-day life of a hotel. From the food in the restaurant and wood in furniture and fittings, to the amenities in the spa, the products of biodiversity are everywhere inside hotels. Outside, plants...

126 pages
8 x 9

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

The Status and Distribution of Freshwater Biodiversity in Southern Africa

Will Darwall, D. Tweddle, K. Smith, and P. Skelton

Biodiversity within inland water ecosystems in southern Africa is highly diverse and of great importance to livelihoods and economies, however, development activities are not always compatible with the conservation of this diversity and it is...

118 pages
11.6 x 8.3

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

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


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