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protected areas

Protected areas refer to areas of at least 1,000 hectares as scientific and natural reserves and strict nature reserves, national parks of national and international reputation, natural monuments and landscapes.

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Peer-reviewed publication
February 2021
Canada
United States of America

Since 2012, the Alberta Parks division in the Province of Alberta, Canada has been engaged in a process of building scientific, research, and evidence-informed capacity and practices across the parks system.

Peer-reviewed publication
January 2021
Greece

Within the ecosystem services framework, cultural ecosystem services (CES) have rarely been applied in state-wide surveys of protected area networks. Through a review of available data and online research, we present 22 potential proxy indicators of non-material benefits people may obtain from nature in Natura sites in Greece.

Peer-reviewed publication
January 2021
United Kingdom
United States of America

Beach litter accumulation patterns are influenced by biotic and abiotic factors, as well as by the distribution of anthropogenic sources. Although the importance of comprehensive approaches to deal with anthropogenic litter pollution is acknowledged, integrated studies including geomorphologic, biotic, and anthropic factors in relation to beach debris accumulation are still needed.

FAO
Reports & Research
January 2021
Costa Rica
Mexico
Bolivia
Colombia
Peru

Con el propósito de compartir conocimientos, logros y retos de diversas experiencias en áreas protegidas (AP) latinoamericanas, se llevó a cabo entre el 27 de julio y el 21 de agosto de 2020, el INTERCAMBIO INTERNACIONAL Experiencias de gobernanza y gestión territorial en Áreas Protegidas.

Reports & Research
January 2021
Brazil
United States of America

Strong evidence indicates that the Brazilian government is taking advantage of the confusion caused by the Covid-19 pandemic to speed-up a wide-ranging environmental setback. We present a timeline of policies and acts taken by the current federal administration against the environment during the pandemic and discuss their consequences.

Peer-reviewed publication
December 2020
Norway
Slovakia

At present, the protection of nature and landscape in the high mountains of the Western Carpathians, protected as national parks, is becoming increasingly at the forefront of society’s interests in connection with the development of their economic use and the development of mass tourism.

Peer-reviewed publication
December 2020
Italy

Case studies offer rich insight into the way knowledge is gathered, understood, and applied (or not) in parks and conservation contexts. This study aims to understand how knowledge and information have been used to inform decision-making about human-wildlife co-existence—specifically what knowledge has informed decisions related to grizzly bear management in the Kananaskis Valley.

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Peer-reviewed publication
November 2020
Philippines

Many Philippine species are at risk of extinction because of habitat loss and degradation driven by agricultural land use and land-use change. The Philippines is one of the world’s primary banana and pineapple producers. The input-intensive style of plantation agriculture for these typically exported crops has many adverse effects on the environment.

Land Journal Volume 9 Issue 11 cover image
Peer-reviewed publication
November 2020
Zimbabwe

National parks play an important role in maintaining natural ecosystems which are important sources of income and livelihood sustenance. Most national parks in Southern Africa are managed by their states.

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