Governance And Legislation Guidance

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These guidelines, prepared by the Privately Protected Areas and Nature Stewardship Specialist Group of the IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas, offer a range of best practices for establishing PPAs and securing effective longterm conservation...
This report explores the role of traditional marine resources management in meeting both the goals of communities and those of national and international conservation strategies. Specifically, it aims to inform policymakers and those working for...
This booklet is part of a series of compilations assembling PANORAMA solution case studies on a defined topic. “Solutions in Focus” zooms in on a topic of interest covered by PANORAMA, allowing to explore common elements and shared learnings across...
This is a simple guide on the Solomon Islands Protected Areas Act 2010 and how to establish terrestrial and marine protect areas through its provisions. The guide was produced and published with the assistance of the SPREP Pacific Ecosystem-based...
In 2005, the government of Fiji committed to protecting at least 30% of Fiji’s marine areas using ‘comprehensive, ecologically representative networks of MPAs [marine protected areas], which are effectively managed and financed’. 3 In order to...
METT Handbook: A guide to using the Management Effectiveness Tracking Tool (METT) Foreward The METT was developed as part of the WWF-World Bank Forest Alliance programme and the first version was field tested in 2001. Since then it has been...
A Global Register of Competences for Protected Area Practitioners As the global coverage of protected areas approaches 20% of the land surface and 10% of the sea surface, more and more individuals, agencies and communities are responsible for...
From livelihoods to equity for better protected area conservation Meeting social goals is widely considered essential for effective biodiversity conservation. The dominant approach to meeting social goals has focused mainly on support for local...
Mapping Governance Gaps on the High Seas
Different perspectives to best manage the Pacific Ocean in the interests of all who live there. Hilborn, R. (2016). Marine biodiversity needs more than protection. Nature, 535(7611), 224-226. http://www.nature.com/news/policy-marine-...