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Guidelines for Applying PA Management Categories

Guidelines for Applying PA Management Categories

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Guidelines for Applying Protected Area Management Categories
Edited by Nigel Dudley
Guidelines for Applying Protected Area Management Categories
Founded in 1948, IUCN (International Union or Conservation o Nature) brings together States, government agencies and adiverse range o non-governmental organizations in a unique world partnership: over 1000 members in all, spread across some160 countries. As a Union, IUCN seeks to inuence, encourage and assist societies throughout the world to conserve the integrity and diversity o nature and to ensure that any use o natural resources is equitable and ecologically sustainable. IUCN builds onthe strengths o its members, networks and partners to enhance their capacity and to support global alliances to saeguard naturalresources at local, regional and global levels. Website: www.iucn.org
The World Commission on Protected Areas (WCPA)
The World Commission on Protected Areas (WCPA) is the world’s leading network o protected area managers and specialists, with over 1,300 members in 140 countries. WCPA is one o the six voluntary Commissions o IUCN and is administered by theProgramme on Protected Areas at IUCN’s headquarters in Gland, Switzerland. WCPAs mission is to promote the establishmentand eective management o a worldwide representative network o terrestrial and marine protected areas, as an integral contribu-tion to the IUCN mission. Website: www.iucn.org/themes/wcpa
Regional Council for the Environment of Junta de Andalucía
The Regional Council or the Environment o Junta de Andalucía is the agency o the regional government o Andalucía respon-sible or the conservation o nature, the application o environmental regulations and policies on the use and management o natural resources, the declaration and management o protected areas, as well as the defnition, development and implementationo climate change mitigation and adaptation strategy and policies.
Fundación Biodiversidad
The Fundación Biodiversidad (Biodiversity Foundation) is a non-proft organization established in 1998 ollowing the commit-ments undertaken by Spain ater the ratifcation o the Convention on Biological Diversity. It carries out activities in the feld o conservation, study, and sustainable use o biodiversity, as well as in international development cooperation. Through InternationalCooperation, the Fundación Biodiversidad manages to unite eorts and create synergies, as well as to promote collaboration withnational and international organizations, institutions and programmes.

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