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Assessing progress towards global marine protection targets: shortfalls in information and action
Abstract Current global marine protection targets aim to protect 10–30% of marine habitats within the next 3–5 years. However, these targets were adopted without prior assessment of theirExpand
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2003 United Nations list of protected areas
This UN List is the thirteenth produced since 1962 and the first version to attempt a comprehensive presentation of all the world’s known protected areas. The introductory text presents an analysisExpand
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Global analysis of the protection status of the world’s forests
Abstract This study presents a global analysis of forest cover and forest protection. An updated Global Forest Map (using MODIS2005) provided a current assessment of forest cover within 20 naturalExpand
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Toward representative protection of the world's coasts and oceans—progress, gaps, and opportunities
Marine conservation lags behind terrestrial in the establishment of protected areas. This was recognized by the Convention on Biological Diversity, whose members, in 2004, agreed to establishExpand
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Progress towards the Convention on Biological Diversity terrestrial 2010 and marine 2012 targets for protected area coverage
Protected area coverage targets set by the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) for both terrestrial and marine environments provide a major incentive for governments to review and upgrade theirExpand
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Massachusetts family forests - Birth of a landowner cooperative
Birth of a Landowner Cooperative Right: A guiding tenet of Massachusetts Family Forests is stewardship for the next generation. Photo by Todd Fuller. in forest health and species composition. So whatExpand
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Potential impact of climate change and reindeer density on tundra indicator species in the Barents Sea region
Climate change is expected to alter the distribution of habitats and thus the distribution of species connected with these habitats in the terrestrial Barents Sea region. It was hypothesised thatExpand
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“Protected Area” Coverage in Cameroon on the Eve of the Convention on Biological Diversity 2010 Target
SUMMARY The coverage of protected areas (PAs) is an indicator recommended by the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) to its parties for tracking progress towards the 2010 target to haltExpand
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Reply to Jenkins and Joppa – Expansion of the global terrestrial protected area system
The Convention of Biological Diversity (CBD) has established a target for the protection of 10% of the world’s ecological regions by 2010 (CBD Decision VII/30, target 1.1). This target has motivatedExpand
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