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2004 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
A Global Species Assessment
Edited by Jonathan E.M. Baillie, Craig Hilton-Taylor and Simon N. Stuart

The Status and Distribution of Freshwater Fish Endemic to the Mediterranean Basin
Compiled and edited by Kevin G. Smith and William R.T. Darwall

The Protected Landscape Approach
Linking Nature, Culture and Community
Edited by Jessica Brown, Nora Mitchell and Michael Beresford

Benefits Beyond Boundaries
Proceedings of the Vth IUCN World Parks Congress – Durban, South Africa, 8–17 September 2003
Compiled and edited by Tim Jones

Bénéfices par delà les frontières
Procès-verbaux du Ve Congrès mondial sur les parcs de l’UICN

Compilé et édité par Tim Jones

Beneficios más allá de las fronteras
Actas del V Congreso Mundial de Parques de la UICN

Compilado y editado por Tim Jones

Securing Protected Areas In the Face of Global Change
Issues and Strategies
Edited by Charles Victor Barber, Kenton R. Miller and Melissa Boness

Best Practice Protected Area Guidelines Series No. 1
National System Planning for Protected Areas
Adrian G. Davey. Series editor: Adrian Phillips

Best Practice Protected Area Guidelines Series No. 2
Economic Values of Protected Areas
Guidelines for Protected Area Managers
Prepared by the Economic Benefits of Protected Areas Task Force, World Commission on Protected Areas and the IUCN Economics Service Unit. Series editor: Adrian Phillips
Best Practice Protected Area Guidelines Series No. 3
Guidelines for Marine Protected Areas
Edited and coordinated by Graeme Kelleher.
Series editor: Adrian Phillips

Best Practice Protected Area Guidelines Series No. 4
Indigenous and Traditional Peoples and Protected Areas
Principles, Guidelines and Case Studies
Edited and co-ordinated by Javier Beltrán.
Series Editor: Adrian Phillips

Best Practice Protected Area Guidelines Series No. 4
Pueblos Indígenas y Tradicionales y Áreas Protegidas
Principios, Directrices y Casos de Estudio

Editado y coordinado por Javier Beltrán

 

Best Practice Protected Area Guidelines Series No. 5
Financing Protected Areas
Guidelines for Protected Area Managers
Prepared by the Economic Benefits of Protected Areas Task Force, World Commission on Protected Areas and the IUCN Economics Service Unit.
Series Editor: Adrian Phillips
Best Practice Protected Area Guidelines Series No. 6
Evaluating Effectiveness
A Framework for Assessing Management of Protected Areas
Prepared by Marc Hockings, IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas Management Effectiveness Task Force, with Sue Stolton and Nigel Dudley, WWF/IUCN Forest Innovations Project. Series Editor: Adrian Phillips    
Best Practice Protected Area Guidelines Series No. 7
Transboundary Protected Areas for Peace and Co-operation
Trevor Sandwith, Clare Shine, Lawrence Hamilton and David Sheppard
Series editor: Adrian Phillips
Best Practice Protected Area Guidelines Series No.8
Sustainable Tourism in Protected Areas
Guidelines for Planning and Management
Paul F.J. Eagles, Stephen F. McCool and Christopher D. Haynes, Adrian Phillips, Series Editor
Best Practice Protected Area Guidelines Series No.9
Management Guidelines for IUCN Category V Protected Areas
Protected Landscapes/Seascapes
Author and Series Editor Adrian Phillips
Best Practice Protected Area Guidelines Series No. 10
Guidelines for Management Planning of Protected Areas
Lee Thomas and Julie Duff

Best Practice Protected Area Guidelines Series No. 11
Indigenous and Local Communities and Protected Areas
Grazia Borrini-Feyerabend, Ashish Kothari and Gonzalo Oviedo
Series Editor: Adrian Phillips

Best Practice Protected Area Guidelines Series No. 12
Forests and Protected Areas: Guidance on the use of the IUCN protected area management categories
Nigel Dudley and Adrian Phillips
Series Editor: Adrian Phillips

Best Practice Protected Area Guidelines Series No. 13
Sustainable Financing of Protected Areas:
A global review of challenges and options

Lucy Emerton, Joshua Bishop and Lee Thomas
Series Editor: Peter Valentine

Friends for Life: New partners in support of protected areas
Edited by Jeffrey A. McNeely

Depend on Nature
Ecosystem Services supporting Human Livelihoods

Sue Mainka, Jeff McNeely and Bill Jackson

Extractive Industries in Arid and Semi-Arid Zones
Environmental Planning and Management
Edited by Joachim Gratzfeld

IUCN Environmental Policy and Law Paper No. 46
An Explanatory Guide to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety
Ruth Mackenzie et al.

IUCN Environmental Policy and Law Paper No. 46
Guide explicatif du Protocole de Cartagena sur la prévention des risques biotechnologiques

Ruth Mackenzie et al.

IUCN Environmental Policy and Law Paper No. 46
Guía Explicativa del Protocolo de Cartagena sobre Seguridad de la Biotecnología

Ruth Mackenzie et. al.

IUCN Environmental Policy and Law Paper No. 51
Water as a Human Right?

John Scanlon, Angela Cassar and Noémi Nemes
Ruth Mackenzie et. al.

IUCN Environmental Policy and Law Paper No. 57
Explanatory Guide to the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture

Gerald Moore and Witold Tymowski

Genetically Modified Organisms and Biosafety
A background paper for decision- makers and others to assist in consideration of GMO issues
Tomme Young

Organismes génétiquement modifiés et sécurité biologique
Document d’information sur les questions liées aux OGM à l’intention des décideurs et d’autres acteurs

Tomme Young

Organismos genéticamente modificados y bioseguridad
Un documento de antecedentes destinado a responsables de la toma de decisiones y otros interesados para ayudarles en la consideración de los asuntos relativos a los OGM

Tomme Young
Can Protected Areas contribute to Poverty Reduction?
Opportunities and Limitations
Lea M. Scherl, Alison Wilson, Robert Wild, Jill Blockhus, Phil Franks, Jeffrey A. McNeely and Thomas O. McShane
Poverty and Conservation
Landscapes, People and Power

R. J. Fisher, Stewart Maginnis, WJ. Jackson, Edmund Barrow and Sally Jeanrenaud
Dolphins, Whales and Porpoises
2002–2010 Conservation Action Plan for the World's Cetaceans
Compiled by Randall Reeves, Brian D. Smith, Enrique A. Crespo and Giuseppe Notarbartolo di Sciara and the IUCN/SSC Cetacean Specialist Group
Microchiropteran Bats
Global Status Survey and Conservation Action Plan
Compiled by Anthony M. Hutson, Simon P. Mickleburgh and Paul A. Racey
IUCN/SSC Chiroptera Specialist Group

IUCN World Conservation Bookstore - IUCN Books Online  

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January
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October
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Great new indian summer photos of Aspen in Wasatch National Forest.
Completed and corrected lists of al bird species in Français, Deutsch, Nederlands, Español.      
September

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April
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December
New countries: Cape Verde, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea  Sao Tome & Principe; Seychelles
Birdlists of all West African countries updates
WICE analyses the conservation status of the Godwit for the World Bank: Wintering grounds of entire population will disappear in Guinea Bissau. Read more.......
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New tables for all major countries in South America
April
Updated GIS software review on GIS4BIOLOGISTS
Posting on Natuurlijke Procesgang in de Oostvaarders Plassen (in Dutch)
Posting on effect to oxygen production and carbon fixation by trees and forests
A downloadable pdf with the text of the entire Adopt A Ranger website
A completely renewed computer software and service page with lots of free software
Unsere Deutsche übersetzung von Adopt A Ranger macht gute Vortschritte
March
The data on protected areas have been re-loaded
Updated reviews of free software
US Government kills Yellowstone National Park bisons or buffaloes
February
"Slaughtering of Seals in Namibia": Take a look at a long ignored nature management issue

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