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Systematic Conservation Planning in the Wyoming Basins

- The Wyoming Basins Ecoregion (WBE) comprises 13.3 million hectares of basin, plain, desert,
and “island” mountains in Wyoming, Montana, Idaho, Colorado, and Utah (Bailey 1996). The area
is a stronghold for the greater sage‐grouse (Centrocercus u

Marine Protected Areas: Legal Framework for the Gully off the Coast of Nova Scotia (Canada) I IUCN

The Gully, a submarine canyon hosting a rich diversity of marine life off Nova Scotia, was designated
in 2004 under Canada’s Oceans Act 1996 as a marine protected area (MPA). This case study reviews
the Gully MPA legal and management framework through a five-part discussion. First described is the
overall Canadian law and policy context for establishing MPAs. Next, specific legislative and regulatory
provisions governing the Gully MPA are summarized including the three types of management zones

Legal Framework for Protected Areas: Ontario (Canada) I IUCN

This case study examines the newly revised statutory framework applicable in Ontario, Canada’s
largest province. Key aspects of the modernization initiative include the introduction of an ecological
integrity standard, and a refined distinction between parks and conservation reserves, the latter offering
significantly greater opportunities for traditional land use activities on the part of aboriginal or First
Nations communities. The very wide range of protected areas across Ontario is not comprehensively

Legal Framework for Protected Areas: Canada I IUCN

This case study focuses on terrestrial national parks in Canada, where the protected areas system has
evolved for over a century since the creation of a national park at Banff in 1885. The role of ‘ecological
integrity’ as a statutory standard following recent legislative renewal of the Canada National Parks
Act is a distinctive feature of the Canadian system. While the national parks system has experienced
significant recent expansion in conjunction with the resolution of northern aboriginal land claims, there

Aplicación Del Programa De Vigilancia Comunitaria (PROVICOM) En El APFF Cañón Del Usumacinta.

El Área de Protección de Flora y Fauna se encuentra ubicada en el municipio de Tenosique en el estado de Tabasco de la República Mexicana. Fue creada mediante decreto del Ejecutivo Federal el 22 de septiembre de 2008 y comprende una superficie de 46,128 hectáreas. Posee una riqueza física y biológica única lo que lo convierte en una zona con potencial desarrollo turístico. Además de contar con zonas de selva con mínima perturbación, los cuáles son el hábitat de innumerable cantidad de especies de flora y fauna.

Mainstreaming Gender In National Biodiversity Strategy Of Mexico And Action Plan 2016-2030

The CBD Secretariat, in coordination with the Global Gender Office (OGG) of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), and with support from the Japan Fund for Biodiversity, promoted the "Capacity Building initiative to integrate gender in the National Strategies and Biodiversity Action Plans ". In its initial phase, three pilot countries were selected, including Mexico.

Biodiversity Mainstreaming in Primary Sectors in Mexico-The challenge of bringing together all views

Historically, Mexico’s natural resources have benefited all the population by bringing essential goods in the form of food, construction materials and traditional medicine among others. But in recent decades, a growing economic activity based on heavy extraction of such resources and a lack of coordination among public policies have caused an increased pressure over the country’s biodiversity.

Conceptual Framework for A Systems Dynamics Adaptation Model to Climate Change for Charlottetown, Canada

A benefit-cost analysis is performed on the decision by a small, data poor,coastal community to build a protective dike against anticipated rising sea level due to climate change. The dike decision is zero-one but its height is optimized. The paper offers asystems dynamics methodology, essentially Net Present Value, to estimate its current assets (static model). Future assets are projected to a stationary state according to current population growth (dynamic model).

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