IUCN directory of South Asian protected areas by Michael John Beverley Green

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Published by IUCN-The World Conservation Union in Gland, Switzerland, Cambridge, U.K .

Written in English

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  • Asia

Subjects:

  • Natural areas -- Asia -- Directories.,
  • National parks and reserves -- Asia -- Directories.

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Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

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Statementcompiled by Michael J. B. Green ; World Conservation Monitoring Centre, IUCN Commission on National Parks and Protected Areas.
ContributionsWorld Conservation Monitoring Centre., IUCN Commission on National Parks and Protected Areas.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQH77.A78 G74 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 294 p. ;
Number of Pages294
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL846089M
ISBN 102831700302
LC Control Number95124797
OCLC/WorldCa24848244

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The first in a series of directories on the protected area systems of the Indomalayan Realm, this volume covers Bangladesh, India; Pakistan and Sri Lanka. Each of the protected area systems is described under a series of standard headings, supported by lists of sites in each country, with major sites in Bangladesh, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

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 People and Protected Areas in South Asia | IUCN. IUCN Directory of South Asian Protected Areas IUCN conservation library: Editor: Michael John Beverley Green: Compiled by: Michael John Beverley Green: Contributors: World Conservation Monitoring Centre, IUCN Commission on National Parks and Protected Areas: Publisher: IUCN, ISBN:Length: pages: Subjects4/5(1).

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IUCN Directory of South Asian Protected AreasIUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK,pp., SB £15/$US30 - Volume 25 Issue 2. IUCN protected area categories, or IUCN protected area management categories, are categories used to classify protected areas in a system developed by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN).

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Tropical rain forests in Sri Lanka: characteristics, history of human impact, and the protected area system. IUCN Directory of South Asian Protected Areas.

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The extent of protected areas, classified by IUCN management category, in the Asia-Pacific region is summarised in Table 2.

Annex 4 presents more detailed national statistics, grouping countries into sub regions. The data presented in these two tables have been restricted by two criteria: IUCN management category and size.

The category system was established to reduce the confusion that had arisen from the adoption of many different terms to describe different kinds of PAs, to provide international standards for global and regional accounting and comparisons, and to provide a framework for collecting, handling, and disseminating data about PAs [].Despite these advances, the PA category system retains a Cited by:   Island Press.

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Udawatta Kele Sanctuary, often spelled as Udawattakele, is a historic forest reserve on a hill-ridge in the city of the days of the Kandyan kingdom, Udawatta Kele was known as "Uda Wasala Watta" in Sinhalese meaning, "the garden situated above the royal palace".

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Protected Areas Database (PADUS): IUCN Category The U.S. Protected Areas Database (PADUS) was developed by a consortium of federal, state, and nongovernmental agencies to inventory protected areas across the nation and to create a single, comprehensive database that will be updated as new protected areas are added.

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The Union’s headquarters are located in Gland, near Geneva, in. Places Protected Areas in East Asia (information as of ) Introduction This section contains: n a summary table of protected areas in the East Asia region; n a brief introduction to the concept of protected areas in general, including the IUCN protected area management categories; and n a country-by-country listing of protected areas.

IUCN was founded in October as the International Union for the Protection of Nature (or IUPN) following an international conference in Fontainebleau, France. The organisation changed its name to the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources in with the acronym IUCN (or UICN in French and Spanish).

Ecological and financial gap analysis of the protected areas (Draft). IUCN and UNEP-WCMC. The World Database on Protected Areas (WDPA). UNEP-WCMC, Cambridge, UK. IUCN and WCPA. Process of assigning IUCN management categories for protected areas. International union for the conservation of nature and World Commission on protected areas.

Governance of Protected Areas - IUCN help to provide educational opportunities (including about management approaches). â ¢ help to develop public support for conservation.

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As defined in the. “Governance of Protected Areas: From understanding to action” – a new publication produced by IUCN, the ICCA Consortium, the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) on behalf of the German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and the CBD Secretariat, provides an important tool to help enhance governance diversity and quality of the world’s.The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has launched the IUCN Green List of Protected Areas (GLPA), which is meant to provide a global standard of good practice for protected areas.

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The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has admitted 15 new natural sites to the IUCN Green List of Protected and Conserved Areas – the first global standard recognizing best practice in protected areas. Sites in Egypt, France, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, Mexico, Peru and the United Arab Emirates received the certification at the ongoing UN Biodiversity Conference in Egypt.

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