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Parks for Life 97: Proceedings of the IUCN/WCPA European Regional Working Session on Protecting Europe's Natural Heritage, November 9-13, 1997, Island of Rugen, Germany

ProceedingsOut of Print

Series: Parks for Life

Edited By: Hugh Synge

136 pages, Figs, col maps

International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources

Paperback | Dec 1998 | #86842 | ISBN: 2831704375
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In 1994, IUCN launched Parks for Life: Action for Protected Areas in Europe - a plan devised by IUCN with 200 partners to ensure an adequate, effective and well-managed network of protected areas in Europe. In November 1997, some 150 protected area experts from 34 countries met to review progress and chart a course for future work. Containing 11 papers and 6 workshop reports, emphasis is on the implementation of 5 Priority Projects: Upgrading the management of Category II sites; Identifying potential World Heritage sites; Building cooperation in trans-boundary protected areas; Restoring wetlands in protected areas; and Conserving land used by the military. A feature is a detailed account of the Category II national parks in Europe by H.D. Knapp, outlining their ecosystem coverage and management issues, including a full list.

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