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Launched on 27 June, the Barana Nature and Heritage Park is a milestone for community-based conservation in Solomon Islands. Owned by the Barana Community, the park spans approximately 5,000 hectares of forest area in the upper catchment of the...
Traditional Owners are working in partnership with the Queensland Government to ensure the environmental, cultural and heritage protection of the Cape York Peninsula.The future of more than 2 million hectares of protected areas across the Cape York...
This timely project will bring together perceptions from Experts in the field involved in conservation in protected and conserved areas...This project seeks to contribute to discussions towards transformative change in spatial conservation and is...
President Xi Jinping staked out China's role as a committed player to tackle the climate crisis and build an "ecological civilization." In a review published July 10 in the journal Trends in Ecology & Evolution, researchers discuss one of...
On paper, nations are protecting their wilderness areas. In practice, most protected areas lack effective policing. Nature is not safe, even in reserves. Click on the link below to read the full article. 
The BIOPAMA Action Component provides funding opportunities to address protected and conserved areas, sustainable use of biodiversity, natural resources priorities for actions on the ground in Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific (ACP)...
A new study finds that living near a protected area in the developing world decreases poverty and increases childhood health. Parks with tourism or multi-use were the best at delivering benefits to local populations. Click on the link to read the...
A new analysis published in the journal Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment shows that the world’s protected areas (PAs) are experiencing major shortfalls in staffing and resources and are therefore failing on a massive scale to...
A large international team of researchers reports that the amount of land designated as protected around the globe is shrinking. In their paper published in the journal Science, the researchers describe their study of protected lands over the...
An area nearly twice the size of England will become a “blue belt” of protected waters after the government created 41 new marine conservation zones. Click on the link below to read the full article.