“Represents an important contribution to the environmental literature and should be in all libraries.”
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“Timely [and] authoritative. . . . Reflects the latest thinking about protected-area management. . . . The book usefully examines the various approaches that are being applied around the world.”
“Concise, comprehensive and very informative.”
About the Author
Stuart Chape is Program ManagerIsland Ecosystems Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Program (SPREP), and formerly HeadWorld Heritage and Protected Areas Program, UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre. Mark D. Spalding, lead author of the popular World Atlas of Coral Reefs (UC Press) and author of A Guide to the Coral Reefs of the Caribbean (UC Press), has worked extensively with the United Nations Environment Program and is now Senior Marine Scientist in the The Nature Conservancy’s Global Conservation Approach Team. Martin D. Jenkins is Senior Advisor, Species Conservation at UNEP's World Conservation Monitoring Centre.