Reforestamos México developed a solution that allows Natural Protected Areas (NPAs) located near big cities to become a center point that brings alliances, hands and financial resources together in order to plant trees in degraded forests, improve the livelihood of local communities and increase forest awareness among urban people, which derives in better private and public political will to develop initiatives for the benefit of protected and unprotected forests. Our solution is based on the involvement of the civil society, the public and the private sectors.
Protected areas provide multiple socio-economic benefits. However, these benefits are often not assessed and remain unappreciated by decision-makers and the wider public alike. Therefore using public funding to establish and maintain protected areas is often of low priority. Information about the socio-economic benefits of protected areas, such as streams of revenue to local economies from recreation and tourism, can provide valuable support to maintaining and managing protected areas. The United States National Park Service (U.S.
Lethal bison management within and outside Yellowstone National Park (YNP, U.S.) is an intractable conflict symbolic of historical acts of colonization, appropriation of natural and cultural resources, and exclusion of Native Americans and other stakeholders from decision-making. Bison, a species of cultural importance to Native Americans, are hazed, captured, and killed as they migrate outside YNP in order to reduce the risk of disease transmission from bison to ranchers' cattle.
The State of Hawai‘i has developed the first Mitigation Bank specifically for Aquatic Resources, focused on restoring coral reefs in MPAs. The result is an innovative program that maximizes restoration of impacted and degraded Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) while optimizing the need for mitigating damage caused by planned and unplanned impact events outside the MPAs.
Estimados Colegas, el Foro EPANB (NBSAP Forum) proporciona enlaces a una serie de fuentes de financiamiento para apoyar a países elegibles en la revisión e implementación de las EPANBs, entre estos, se encuentran el Fondo para el Medio Ambiente Mundial (GEF), la Comisión Europea, la Iniciativa Darwin del Gobierno del Reino Unido y el Fondo Japonés para la Biodiversidad.
This document is to guide policy-makers and practitioners in their efforts towards the improvement of ecological integrity in Canada's protected natural areas, including the meaningful engagement of partners, stake-holders, communities, the general public, and visitors in this process. It sets out national principles and guidelines for ecological restoration and provides a practical framework for making consistent, credible, and informed decisions regarding ecological restoration in protected natural areas.
This report examines roads policies in the United States and gleans best practices for conserving biodiversity within this policy area.