The constant declaration of new protected natural spaces that has taken place on a world scale in recent decades has caused changes in rural areas, where these spaces are often host to traditional activities that have acted over time as the area’s main sources of wealth. Among these activities, hunting has been one of the most affected. For this reason, the following study analyzes the incidence of one of the economic sectors linked to venatoria, hunting tourism, in two protected areas with an established hunting tradition: Sierra de San Pedro and Monfragüe.
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Library ResourcePeer-reviewed publicationMarch, 2020Spain
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsDecember, 2017Latvia, Lithuania, Belarus
The article considers the role and importance of the borderline position of the Belarusian-Lithuanian region, which influences the transformation processes of territorial structures. Particular attention is paid to the areas of coordinated activities on the formation and functioning of transboundary protected natural areas, as well as spatial planning activities for the sustainable use of their constituent natural complexes. The resulted results of researches are received within the limits of realization in 2014-2015.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchPolicy Papers & BriefsJanuary, 2009Mongolia, Eastern Asia, Oceania
As market reforms to the Mongolian economy continue and the country enjoys rapid economic growth, the environment has entered a period of unprecedented pressure. Mining, infrastructure development and tourism development, in particular, are undergoing rapid expansion, and all pose risks to Mongolia's globally important biodiversity.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchPolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2010
In 2005, the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (MA, 2005) provided the first comprehensive report on global ecosystems, the dependence of human societies on the services provided, current state, and likely future trajectory. The MA identified the failure to value ecosystem services as a major contributing cause. The 2001 environment strategy did not explicitly address environmental valuation, although the focus on poverty and environment implies a need for valuing natural resources and environmental services.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchTraining Resources & ToolsJanuary, 2010Mongolia, Eastern Asia, Oceania
The primary objective of the Southern Gobi Regional Environmental Assessment (REA) is to provide guidance for sustainable management of environmental resources in the future development of the Southern Gobi Region (SGR), development that will be led by rapid expansion of mining.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchPolicy Papers & BriefsNovember, 2010
Biologically diverse ecosystems in countries served by the World Bank provide an array of valuable economic services. While the benefits of conserving ecosystems frequently outweigh the costs, conversion of these ecosystems to other uses occurs anyway, because many ecosystem benefits are of a public good nature, without markets that would reflect their real value.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchPolicy Papers & BriefsMay, 2011Mongolia, Eastern Asia, Oceania
Mongolia has very significant natural resources and a large part of the population is dependent on them for their daily living. The impact of the state of the environment on the living standards of herders is obvious, but also Mongolians living in the capital Ulaanbaatar have learned that air pollution, especially in winter, and other environmental problems have a deep impact on their living standards. The Government of the Netherlands has established a Trust Fund at the World Bank to support environmental activities in Mongolia.
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsNovember, 2016Global
Dr Tom Brooks, Head, Science and Knowledge International Union for Conservation of Nature UNECE, Committee on Environmental Policy, presentation on Biodiversity Indicators: UNECE and the SDGS at the 12th Session of the Joint Task Force on Environmental Statistics and Indicators, 17 November 2016.
Library ResourceConstitutionNovember, 2013Vietnam, Asia, South-Eastern Asia
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsMarch, 2004Argentina, Chile, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela
Documento presentado en la 50ª. Reunión del Comité Permanente de la C.I.T.E.S. Ginebra. Preparado por: Unidad de Vida Silvestre y Ecosistemas Frágiles.Ministerio del Ambiente. República del Ecuador.
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