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The World's Protected Areas: Status, Values and Prospects in the 21st Century Hardcover – November 5, 2008

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Editorial Reviews


“Represents an important contribution to the environmental literature and should be in all libraries.”
(Choice: Current Reviews For Academic Libraries 2009-06-15)

“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.”
(Bioscience 2009-07-29)

“Concise, comprehensive and very informative.”
(Eco.mont 2010-07-12)

About the Author

Stuart Chape is Program Manager—Island Ecosystems Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Program (SPREP), and formerly Head—World 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.

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