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Title: State of the World's Protected Areas at the End of the Twentieth Century
Authors: Green, M.J.B.
Paine, J.
ASFA Terms: Marine parks
Protected areas
Issue Date: 1997
Publisher: IUCN
Citation: IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas Symposium on “Protected Areas in the 21st Century: From Islands to Networks” Albany, Australia, 24-29th Nov. 1997. pp.35
Abstract: Protected areas are widely held to be among the most effective means of conserving biological diversity in situ (McNeely and Miller, 1984; MacKinnon et al., 1986; Leader-Williams et al., 1990). A considerable amount of resources has been invested in their establishment over the last century or more, with the result that most countries have established or, at least, planned national systems of protected areas. The purpose of this paper is to examine the extent of the world's protected areas globally and regionally and to consider other options for its further strengthening and development during the twenty-first century.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1834/867
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