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protected area

A term defined by the Convention on Biological Diversity (1993) as a geographically defined area which is designated or regulated and managed to achieve specific conservation objectives.
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The ministry said that the part which was excluded from the protected area has lost its biodiversity and is empty of petrified trees and the object of excluding this part of land is to preserve the petrified wood in the southern part of the area.
The protected areas documentary series was narrated and conceptualized by Legarda, directed by Brillante Mendoza, and produced by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR).
by Rahul Das / [emailprotected] In the first stage, one of the protected areas will be given to local or international investors with experience in operating in such areas.
In 21 percent of the protected areas, human activities caused a staggering ten-fold increase in the level of sound - something the researchers discovered was adversely affecting critical habitats for endangered species.
Sources at Climate Change Division on Sunday said ZSP has no mandate to carry out breeding of animals, however, it has conducted research and survey of wild animals during the last three years (2013-15) which also included animal data collection of protected areas in collaboration with provincial wildlife departments for scientific management of resources.
Washington June 25 ( ANI ): Researchers have warned that the world's protected areas are not safeguarding most of the world's imperilled biodiversity, and clear changes need to be made on how nations undertake future land protection if wildlife is going to be saved.
Given limited conservation budgets, that is not always the case, so governments should pay particular attention to the management effectiveness of highly irreplaceable protected areas.
The European Commission has to come up with a pronouncement on the inclusion of new territories in the list of protected territories in Europe, after which Bulgaria's Environment Minister Iskra Mihaylova has to issue an ordinance on the new protected area and the expansion of the Kaliakra protected area.
The accreditation of Sharjah's protected area by Ramsar is mainly attributed to the rich environment that enables the reproduction of numerous plants, fish, birds and invertebrates.
Local people's perceptions as decision support for protected area management in Wolong Biosphere Reserve, China.
Strict Nature Reserve/Wilderness Area: Protected area managed mainly for science of wilderness protection.
The text evolved from a 2000 conference organized in Thailand by the World Wildlife Fund and the International Union for Conservation of Nature's World Commission on Protected Areas, looking at protected area management effectiveness.