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Innovative Initiatives for Biodiversity Financing The issue of innovative financing for biodiversity forms part of the wider challenge of financing the struggle against the loss of diversity among living beings on the scales of species,...
The French Global Environment Facility Financing Biodiversity Preservation  
 Guide to improving the budget and funding of national protected area systems. Lessons from Chile, Guatemala and Peru, July 2012 – April 2014 UNDP has recently launched an innovative publication, Guide to Improving the Budget and...
The Architecture of a Financially Sustainable Marine Protected Area A big question in the ocean conservation world is: Who is going to pay for all these new, greatly needed marine protected areas? Governments, public, private, or world...
WWF Center for Conservation Finance.  2009.  Guide to Conservation Finance. Sustainable Financing for the Planet. Washington, D.C The Guide to Conservation Finance provides an overview of conservation financing mechanisms that have...
Lutchman, I.  2005. Marine Protected Areas: Costs and Benefits for Small Islands. WWF; the Netherlands. This report provides background information on the benefits of marine protected areas (MPAs) and goes onto discuss the direct...
Bovarnick, A. 2008. Financial Sustainability Scorecard: for National Systems of Protected Areas. UNDP. This scorecard is designed for governments, donors and NGOs to investigate the current status of financing in protected area systems...
Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) Program of Work on Protected Areas (PoWPAs) Sustainable Financing 1 The CBD PoWPAs has a requirement: “To ensure financial sustainability of protected areas and national and regional systems of protected...
Spergel, B. and Moye. M. 2004. Financing Marine Conservation; A Menu of Options. Washington, D.C.: WWF Center for Conservation Finance. This document clearly outlines many of the options that are available to finance conservation...
Spergel, B.  2001. Raising Revenues for Protected Areas. Washington, D.C.: WWF Center for Conservation Finance This paper describes more than 25 different ways of raising revenues for protected areas. It summarizes their relative...