The role of protected areas for freshwater biodiversity conservation: challenges and opportunities in a rapidly changing world

@article{Hermoso2016TheRO,
  title={The role of protected areas for freshwater biodiversity conservation: challenges and opportunities in a rapidly changing world},
  author={V. Hermoso and R. Abell and S. Linke and P. Boon},
  journal={Aquatic Conservation-marine and Freshwater Ecosystems},
  year={2016},
  volume={26},
  pages={3-11}
}
  • V. Hermoso, R. Abell, +1 author P. Boon
  • Published 2016
  • Biology
  • Aquatic Conservation-marine and Freshwater Ecosystems
  • 1. Declaring protected areas (PAs) stands out as one of the main conservation strategies worldwide and there are clear commitments to expand their extent under the auspices of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD; Aichi targets for 2020). This conservation strategy has also received increasing attention in a freshwater context in the last two decades. 2. Despite increasing conservation efforts, the effectiveness of PAs for freshwater purposes is questioned and freshwater biodiversity… CONTINUE READING

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