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31 October 2004 | Downloads - publication
the uses and performances of the IUCN system of management categories for protected areas
Bishop, Kevin ; Dudley, Nigel ; Phillips, Adrian ; Stolton, Sue
Cardiff University ; IUCN, Protected Areas Programme ; UNEP-WCMC ; WWF ; Conservation International ; Shell Corporation ; BP plc ; International Council on Mining and Metals
The system of protected area management categories lies at the centre of IUCN's work and its mission; their effective use is of fundamental concern to the Union and its members. This project has looked at the successes, failures, strengths and weaknesses of the categories after a decade of use, with the intention of giving guidance on steps needed to improve their future effectiveness in response to changing needs and conditions.
Cardiff : Cardiff University; IUCN; UNEP-WCMC, 2004. 191p. : ill.