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By Nigel Dudley,Sue Stolton

ISBN-10: 1844078809

ISBN-13: 9781844078806

ISBN-10: 1844078817

ISBN-13: 9781844078813

so much safe components (e.g.national parks and nature reserves) were created to guard natural world and land- and seascape values. They presently hide over thirteen% of the world's land floor, round 12% of marine coastal components and four% of the marine shelf. protecting and increasing those parts sooner or later depends upon displaying their wider merits for society.

This e-book offers a concise and persuasive evaluate of the values of secure components. Contributing authors from over fifty international locations research quite a lot of values which are maintained in safe components, together with meals, water and fabrics; wellbeing and fitness; tourism; cultural and non secular values; and buffering ability opposed to weather switch and common mess ups. The e-book additionally considers the position of safe components in poverty aid thoughts, their courting with conventional and indigenous humans and in fostering clash solution via peace parks tasks.

The chapters draw on a chain of authoritative experiences released by means of WWF over fresh years less than the 'Arguments for cover' banner, in organization with a variety of companions, and on extra examine performed in particular for the quantity. It analyses the possibilities and boundaries of secure parts for delivering a number of the values in addition to useful recommendation for planners and executives approximately maximising merits. It presents a tremendous contribution to the controversy in regards to the position of safe components in conservation and different facets of normal source administration and human livelihoods.

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