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Protected Landscapes: A Guide for Policy Makers and Planners

Handbook / Manual

By: P Lucas

316 pages, Illus

Chapman & Hall

Hardback | Dec 1992 | #15484 | ISBN: 0412455307
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NHBS Price: £163.00 $207/€194 approx

About this book

Provides guidance on criteria for selection of a landscape, implementation, management and the legal measures involved if protection is to be achieved. The application of the concept of protected landscapes is clearly illustrated through 11 diverse case studies from around the world. Published in conjunction with IUCN.

...a useful reference work - Planning Perspectives


Contents

Protected landscapes; protected landscapes and sustainability; international co-operation for protected landscapes; the values of protected landscapes; selection of protected landscapes; legal measures and administrative structures; national policies and protected landscapes; protected landscape policy and partnership; management of protected landscapes; benefits to residents of protected landscapes; the concept in action - case studies around the world. Appendices: Resolution of the 17th General Assembly of IUCN; categories of protected areas; proposal for a protected landscape.

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