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  1. Library Resource

    Volume 9 Issue 8

    Peer-reviewed publication
    August, 2020
    Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, United States of America, Venezuela, Global

    Conservationists recognize the value of protected area (PA) systems, with adequate coverage, ecological representation, connection, and management to deliver conservation benefits. Yet, governments primarily focus on coverage, disregarding quantification of the other criteria.

  2. Library Resource
    Simex
    Reports & Research
    April, 2020
    Latin America and the Caribbean, South America, Brazil
    Neste relatório avaliamos a situação da exploração madeireira no estado do Pará entre agosto de 2017 e julho 2018. Para tanto, comparamos inicialmente as informações das Autorizações para Exploração Florestal (Autefs) operacionais no período, emitidas pela Semas-PA (Secretaria Estadual de Meio Ambiente e Sustentabilidade), com imagens de satélite processadas para verificar a consistência e execução dessas autorizações.
  3. Library Resource

    Volume 8 Issue 12

    Peer-reviewed publication
    December, 2019
    Ecuador

    In a wave of global conservationism, Ecuador established two large protected areas in its Amazon region in 1979. One of these is the Reserva de Producción Faunística Cuyabeno (RPFC), located in the northeastern corner of the country. Given that this land was previously managed as commons by local indigenous groups, the establishment of protected areas has had numerous consequences for these people. The research conducted comprised three months’ fieldwork in three of the affected Siona communities, primarily through the use of participant observation.

  4. Library Resource

    Volume 7 Issue 3

    Peer-reviewed publication
    September, 2018
    Africa, Global, Asia, South America

    Identifying protected areas most susceptible to climate change and deforestation represents critical information for determining conservation investments. Development of effective landscape interventions is required to ensure the preservation and protection of these areas essential to ecosystem service provision, provide high biodiversity value, and serve a critical habitat connectivity role.

  5. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    June, 2010
    Brazil

    A anta Tapirus terrestris é o maior mamífero terrestre brasileiro. É considerada ameaçada de extinção na categoria vulnerável (VU) nas listas de espécies ameaçadas do Estado de São Paulo e da União Internacional para a Conservação da Natureza e dos Recursos Naturais – IUCN.

  6. Library Resource
    Legislation
    May, 2014
    Paraguay

    La presente Ley establece normas orientadas a garantizar a todas las personas el efectivo ejercicio del derecho al acceso a la información pública, a través de la implementación de las modalidades, plazos, excepciones y sanciones correspondientes, que promuevan la trasparencia del Estado.

  7. Library Resource
    Regulations
    May, 2008
    Peru

    La presente Resolución aprueba el procedimiento para edificación y/o modificación de infraestructura con fines de vivienda, comerciales, industriales o de prestación de servicios en predios ubicados al interior de Áreas Naturales Protegidas (ANP) de carácter nacional y sobre los que existan derechos adquiridos por particulares previamente a la creación del Área Natural Protegida respectiva.

  8. Library Resource
    Regulations
    January, 2017
    Guyana

    This Instrument, made by the Minister of State under section 39 of the Protected Areas Act declares Kanashen Village to be an Amerindian Protected Area. Kanashen Village is communal village lands held by the Village Council on behalf of the Wai Wai Amerindian people of that Village. The Village Council is the Sole Management Authority for the Amerindian Protected Area. The area will be managed as a Category VI: Protected area with sustainable use of natural resources protected area under the International Union for Conservation of Nature Protected Areas Categories System.

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