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Protected Areas of East Asia

Protected Areas in East Asia

IUCN-WCPA and the IUCN Asia Regional Biodiversity Conservation Programme present ‘Protected Areas of East Asia; Evaluating and strengthening implementation of the CBD Porgramme of Work on Protected Areas and the East Asian Regional Actions Plan’ …  

05 Jul 2011 | Downloads - publication
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Diversity & Biodiversity in East Asia: a call to action for protected areas is available in Chinese, English, Japanese and Korean

Diversity & Biodiversity in East Asia: a call to action for protected areas

Regional Action Plan for the Protected Areas of East Asia at the World Conservation Congress in Barcelona   

29 Oct 2008 | Downloads - publication

Sustainable Management of Protected Areas for the future generations

Sustainable Management of Protected Areas for Future Generations

This book consists of 28 papers selected from among those presented at the IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas 5th Conference on Protected Areas of East Asia, held on 21-25 June 2005 in Hong Kong. …  

29 Oct 2006 | Downloads - publication

People and Protected Areas in South Asia

People and Protected Areas in South Asia

There is a huge challenge to south Asian protected areas to demonstrate their contribution to biodiversity conservation whilst enhancing the livelihoods of resident communities. The book has 23 papers and most are country-specific (Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka), targeting a diverse set of issues to demonstrate that “sustainable use” of biological resources is necessity not a “strategy.” Thus, the book carries a few success stories along with conservation issues connected with science, education, ecotourism, political and financial constraints to suggest that conservation and development are not two poles but twin goals for south Asia. …  

30 Oct 2005 | Downloads - publication

Securing protected areas in the face of global change : lessons learned from the Philippine marine protected areas : Apo-Dauin field learning site. A report by the Ecosystems, Protected Areas, and People Project

Securing protected areas in the face of global change : lessons learned from the Philippine marine protected areas : Apo-Dauin field learning site.

A report by the Ecosystems, Protected Areas, and People Project …  

31 Oct 2004 | Downloads - publication

East Asia Directory of Protected Areas

Directory of protected areas in East Asia

This Directory, valid as at 31 July 2000, is intended to facilitate this networking and capacity building by providing contacts in three sections: People, Organisations and Places. …  

29 Oct 2002 | Downloads - publication

Guidelines for Tourism in Parks and Protected Areas in East Asia

Guidelines for tourism in Parks and Protected Areas

Publication designed to help them think about the influx of tourism to natural protected areas, and to urge them to consciously plan for management of the interactions of tourists and the natural and cultural environment. …  

29 Oct 2001 | Downloads - publication

Guidelines for financing protected areas in East Asia

Guidelines for Financing Protected Areas in East Asia

These guidelines address one of the most critical issues which protected area planners and managers face in the East Asia region: obtaining the funds needed to ensure the survival and success of protected areas. …  

29 Oct 2001 | Downloads - publication

Implementation of an exchange programme for protected areas in east asia

Implementation of an exchange programme for protected areas in East Asia

This report reviews and summarizes past experience world-wide in protected area-related exchange programmes, and analyzes its relevance to East Asia. …  

29 Oct 2001 | Downloads - publication

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