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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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Managed Resource Protected Area: PA managed mainly for the sustainable use of natural ecosystems.
They note that there is no single global body with the authority to establish protected areas in the high seas, or to regulate access to and use of an area for multiple purposes.
He added that protected areas attracted thieves because divers and dredgers had caused over-fishing.
Now, with global concern about climate change, conservationists are finding they have another argument to make the case: Protected areas can contribute to a low-carbon economy.
Protected Areas and the Regional Planning Imperative in North America: Integrating Nature, Conservation, and Sustainable Development presents a comprehensive discussion centred on a pervasive challenge facing protected areas: the need to define and implement appropriate regional planning approaches.
With the theme 'Sustainability and Innovation for Parks and People,' the conference will facilitate the sharing of good and innovative protected area management practices and challenges being faced by the AHPs.
The implementation of the monitoring strategy will also help to improve the management of the nation's Protected Areas and the sustainable management of coastal zones throughout the region.
Protecting and preserving intact both the ecological systems, implicitly the species that are found within them, as well as the elements related to the naturalness of the area (views, panoramas) outline the first objective of the protected area. The development and promotion of natural heritage along with the habits of the area and the proper capitalization of renewable resources, together with the education of visitors and of the local population regarding the need to protect and preserve the area sites are also important objectives set within the administration of Natural Park Comana.
Fresh sewn lumber of a 60-year-old tree Malauban was illegal cut by still unknown illegal loggers at the protected area of Mt.
Dr Joseph Ogutu from the University of Hohenheim said the intense compression of a large protected area, such as the Serengeti-Mara, should ring alarm bells because most other protected areas are far smaller in size.
[USA], Apr 4 (ANI): Human well-being across the developing world can be improved if they live near a protected area, says news research.

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