Protected Areas

Biodiversity issues for consideration in the planning, establishment and management of protected area sites and network.

Technical advice on the establishment and management of a national system of marine and coastal protected areas

Towards effective protected area systems

The International Legal Regime of the High Seas and the Seabed Beyond the Limits of National Jurisdiction

The Ramsar Handbooks for the Wise Use of Wetlands

Case studies on climate change and world heritage

Climate Change and World Heritage: Report on predicting and managing the impacts of climate change on World Heritage and Strategy to assist States Parties to implement appropriate management responses

Monitoring World Heritage

World Heritage: challenges for the millennium

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Management Guideline for IUCN Category V Protected Areas Protected Landscapes/Seascapes

Forests and Protected Areas - Guidance on the use of the IUCN Protected Area Management Categories

National System Planning for Protected Areas (IUCN Protected Areas Best Practice Guidelines)

Guidelines for Management Planning of Protected Areas (IUCN Protected Areas Best Practice Guidelines)

Guidelines for Marine Protected Areas (IUCN Protected Areas Best Practice Guidelines)

Indigenous and Local Communities and Protected Areas: Towards Equity and Enhanced Conservation (IUCN Protected Areas Best Practice Guidelines)

Evaluating Effectiveness - A framework for assessing management effectiveness of protected areas (IUCN Protected Areas Best Practice Guidelines)

How is your Marine Protected Area doing? IUCN protected area MPA management effectiveness indicators for managers to evaluate their site (IUCN Protected Areas Best Practice Guidelines)

Protected Areas and Biodiversity: An Overview of Key Issues

Guidelines for Biodiversity Assessment and Monitoring for Protected Areas

Protected Areas Learning Network (PAL net)