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Conserving biodiversity outside protected areas

the role of traditional agro-ecosystems

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Published by IUCN--the World Conservation Union, AMA-Andalucía, Centro de Investigación F. González-Bernáldez in Gland, Switzerland, [Andalusia, Spain], [Madrid, Spain] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biological diversity conservation.,
  • Agricultural ecology.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPatricia Halladay and D.A. Gilmour, editors.
    ContributionsHalladay, Patricia., Gilmour, D. A., International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources., IUCN Forest Conservation Programme.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH75 .C68185 1995
    The Physical Object
    Pagination228 p. :
    Number of Pages228
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL724357M
    ISBN 102831702933
    LC Control Number97112151
    OCLC/WorldCa36111623

    CONSERVING BIODIVERSITY OUTSIDE PROTECTED AREAS The role of traditional agro-ecosystems Patricia Halladay and D.A. Gilmour Editors IUCN - The World Conservation Union AMA - Andalucía Centro de Investigación F. González-Bernáldez CONTENTS Background 1 Guidelines for conservation planners 3 Visit to Dehesón del Encinar   Opportunities for conservation outside protected areas: biodiversity may be conserved outside protected areas, if management is effective and secure. Opportunities to use restoration as a tool: sometimes this will just mean encouraging natural regeneration. In other cases active intervention is needed. Available resources for: Agree Strategy.

    Pub Date: Pages: Language: English Publisher: Academy Press protected areas are the cornerstone of biodiversity conservation. Yet. Due to resource use restrictions caused by the conflict between community residents living within the protected areas and biodiversity conservation often affect the play of the protection function. Biodiversity conservation is most effective when we maintain healthy, functioning, and intact ecosystems. Although it is true that many species and populations live outside protected areas, and some wildlife populations (Craigie et al., ) and natural communities (Lindsey et al., ) are declining even when protected, well-managed protected areas continue to be the most effective method.

      Protecting marine life and conserving biodiversity remains the main driver behind the creation of marine protected areas. understanding of how . The first of these outputs is a report entitled Conserving Biodiversity in Protected Areas: Recommendations for the Extension of Protected Areas in Hong Kong, by Jackie Yip Yin, which identifies additional sites for protection on the basis of a GIS analysis of the Biodiversity Survey results for ants, amphibians, breeding birds, butterflies.


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Most countries have a protected area system as a central part of their strategy for biodiversity conservation. However, protected areas rarely cover more than five per cent of the land area and are not sufficient to conserve the full range of biodiversity. Significant elements of biodiversity are found outside the protected area system.

Get this from a library. Conserving biodiversity outside protected areas: the role of traditional agro-ecosystems. [Patricia Halladay; D A Gilmour; International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources.; IUCN Forest Conservation Programme.;].

The Importance of Conserving Biodiversity Outside of Protected Areas in Mediterranean Ecosystems Article (PDF Available) in PLoS ONE 6(1):e January with 92 Reads How we measure 'reads'. The scholarship assembled in the final volume (‘Future Directions in Biodiversity Conservation’) collects the best and most influential work on themes such as paleo-ecology (or how to use the past to understand the future); the emergence of conservation biogeography; conservation outside protected areas (or ‘reconciliation ecology.

This book shows that, rather than being a marginal part of terrestrial protected area management, freshwater conservation is central to sustaining biodiversity. It focuses on better practices for conserving inland aquatic ecosystems in protected areas, including rivers, wetlands, peatlands, other freshwater and brackish ecosystems, and estuaries.

National Parks are a cornerstone for biodiversity conservation in Africa. Two approaches are commonly used to sustain biodiversity in National Parks. Past and current studies show that both approaches are generally ineffective in conserving biodiversity in National Parks in Africa.

However, there are a handful of cases where these approaches have been successful at conserving biodiversity in Cited by: Conservation of biodiversity in natural heritage sites including sacred groves, protected areas and other biodiversity ‘hotspots’ is crucial for maintaining the resilience of ecosystems.

The lagoons of Lakshadweep are a very unique ecosystem harbouring wide diversity of marine flora and fauna, which needs to be conserved on top priority. Book January Conserving Biodiversity: management decisions regarding the consequences of burning policies on the conservation of biodiversity both within and outside protected.

Protected areas are the cornerstones of biodiversity conservation and their numbers have grown rapidly over the past 20 years. However, the extent to which the world’s protected areas are conserving species, ecosystems, and ecosystem services is poorly understood.

Biodiversity International, IT Abstract: This book is about the conservation of genetic diversity of wild plants in situ in their natural surroundings, primarily in existing protected areas but also outside conventional protected by: Conservation biology is the management of nature and of Earth's biodiversity with the aim of protecting species, their habitats, and ecosystems from excessive rates of extinction and the erosion of biotic interactions.

It is an interdisciplinary subject drawing on natural and social sciences, and the practice of natural resource management.: The conservation ethic is based on the findings. How to manage areas protected for conservation brings up a range of challenges - whether it be regarding the local population, specific ecosystems or the design of the reserve itself - and because of the many unpredicatable elements in ecology issues, each protected area requires a case-specific set of guidelines.

Enforcing protected area boundaries is a costly and labour-heavy endeavour. Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) are protected areas with the goal of conserving and most commonly also researching the marine wildlife or cultural resource it contains.

They restrict human activity on the protected area in a variety of ways, from banning ship transit to banning direct human interaction with the wildlife or cultural resource. A collection of papers from a workshop held in Spain in There is an overview paper emphasizing socioeconomic and policy issues, and many papers describing specific agroecological systems, which cover a large social and biological range of situations including the Bolivian Andes, a humid tropical region in Mexico, Maasailand in Tanzania, Indonesia, Mediterranean Spain, the Italian.

Conserving Biodiversity: Already protected areas would, of course, be prime candidates for study sites, but even locations would represent only a portion of those currently under some type of protection; the number of locations at risk is much higher (NSB, ).

Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: / Introduction. Protected areas (PAs) are one of the important bases for conserving the world's biodiversity (Defries, Hansen, Newton, & Hansen, ; Rodrigues et al., ), however, they are insufficient to represent and conserve the world's remaining biodiversity (Gaston et al.,Miller and Hobbs, ; Rodrigues et al., ).As PAs are normally created on the basis of the umbrella Cited by: 4.

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Crustaceans. Darwin, Charles (Darwinism) Defenses, Ecology of. Defining, Measuring, and Partitioning Species Diversity. All forest areas (productive forests and others outside protected areas) 2.

Forests are the richest ecosystems of central Europe. A change in the function of forests from the productive to the environmental-creating.

Marshes, peatlands, floodlands, river banks. "Museums of evolution", habitats of high biodiversity, rare in central. Protected areas for the twenty-first century: Working to provide benefits for society.

J.A. McNeely. Jeffrey A. McNeely is Chief Biodiversity Officer, World Conservation Union (IUCN), Gland, Switzerland. He was Secretary-General of the IVth World Congress on National Parks and Protected Areas, held in Caracas, Venezuela, from 10 to 21 February.

A valuable book for anyone interested in the rationale, issues, history, and effects of creating habitat reserves in marine settings. Highly recommended." S. R. Fegley, Choice "This new collection edited by Joachim Claudet is now the best available book on the science around marine protected areas (MPAs)/5(2).Preserving Biodiversity setting aside protected areas, and habitat restoration.

but only represents 9 out of 14 recognized major biomes and research has shown that 12 percent of all species live outside preserves. A biodiversity hotspot is a conservation concept developed by Norman Myers in Hotspots are geographical areas that Author: Matthew R.

Fisher.Despite significant investments in protected areas, biodiversity continues to show the negative influence of human domination of earth’s ecosystems with population reductions across many taxa (Dirzo et al.

) [].Biodiversity loss (“biosphere integrity”) is one of two “core planet boundaries”, and currently exceeds the “safe operating space for humanity” as an intrinsic Cited by: 1.