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Protected Planet Report 2014
Sixty years of tracking conservation progress using the World Database on Protected Areas
The world’s protected area network is constantly changing, and the dynamics of this network are tracked using the World Database on Protected Areas (WDPA). This database evolved from a list ofExpand
World Database on Protected Areas User Manual 1.0
The United Nations Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC) is the specialist biodiversity assessment centre of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), theExpand
Achieving Aichi Biodiversity Target 11 to improve the performance of protected areas and conserve freshwater biodiversity
The Strategic Plan for Biodiversity (2011–2020), adopted at the 10th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity, sets 20 Aichi Biodiversity Targets to be metExpand
Privately protected areas: advances and challenges in guidance, policy and documentation
1 UN Environment World Conservation Monitoring Centre, Cambridge, UK. 2 The Nature Conservancy, Carlton, VIC, Australia. 3 School of Life and Environmental Sciences, Deakin University, Burwood,Expand
Guidelines for privately protected areas
These guidelines address planning and management of privately protected areas (or PPAs) and the guidance is aimed principally at practitioners and policy makers, who are or may be involved with PPAs.Expand
The Biodiversity Informatics Landscape: Elements, Connections and Opportunities
We present a high-level review of global and European-level elements of the biodiversity informatics landscape. Expand
The prevalence, characteristics and effectiveness of Aichi Target 11′s “other effective area‐based conservation measures” (OECMs) in Key Biodiversity Areas
Aichi Target 11 of the CBD Strategic Plan for Biodiversity commits countries to the effective conservation of areas of importance for biodiversity, through protected areas and "other effectiveExpand
Measuring the extent of overlaps in protected area designations
Over the past decades, a number of national policies and international conventions have been implemented to promote the expansion of the world’s protected area network, leading to a diversificationExpand
Unlocking biodiversity data: Prioritization and filling the gaps in biodiversity observation data in Europe
We assess the availability of species observation data in Europe, their geographic and temporal range, and their quality, and identify barriers to filling gaps. Expand