Protected Areas

Programa Global de Áreas Protegidas de la UICN y

Comisión Mundial de Áreas Protegidas de la UICN

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  • Riviera di Ulisse Regional Park - DestiMED Ecotourism PackageTest Photo: Catherine Roberts, WWF Mediterranean

    First assessment of Ecological Footprint in Mediterranean ecotourism packages


    Thanks to the Interreg-MED-funded project DestiMED, Mediterranean protected areas have been able to measure and manage the Ecological Footprint of their ecotourism packages. Food has been found to be the highest contributor and primary component to...

  • PPA best practices guidelines, Spanish Photo: PPA best practices guidelines, Spanish

    IUCN guidelines for Privately Protected Areas, released in Spanish


    The Guidelines for Privately Protected Areas, Spanish version, has been released at the Lima, Peru CAPLAC III congress, with acknowledgement to the contributors from many nations and cultures. These privately protected areas are seen as an important piece in...

  • Mutnovsky Volcano, Kamchatka, Russia Photo: IUCN/Boris Erg

    Achieving Aichi Target 11 in Eastern Europe and Central Asia


    Regional partnership for Eastern Europe and Central Asia was launched on 9 October 2019 in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, to facilitate reporting on the achievement of Target 11. As a first step, representatives of the Russian Federation and five Central Asian...



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