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What would insiders like others know about parks and protected areass? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion:

Protected areas have a mixed impact on waterbirds, but management helps – Nature
Protected area connectivity: Shortfalls in global targets and country-level priorities – Science Direct
Walk on the Wild Side: Estimating the Global Magnitude of Visits to Protected Areas
Protected is not conserved – Intercontental Cry

August 25 Founders Day (Creation of National Park Service in the USA

Elsewhere on the Web
Protected Area Watch@michaelnewcomb4
How to make a park – Worldchanging
The world’s best and worst parks – PPS
Parks and Protected Areas Guide – Ecoturismolatino
The Coalition of Concerned NPS Retirees
National Park – Answers.com
Parks Australia
Cape Nature Conservation
Convention on Biological Diversity
Man and the Biosphere (MAB)
The Nature Conservancy
New Zealand Department of Conservation
UNESCO – United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
World Conservation Monitoring Centre
Ramsar Convention on Wetlands
Parks Canada
National Parks Service – United States of America
Ezemvelo KZN (KwaZulu-Natal) Wildlife – South Africa
National Park De Hoge Veluwe – Netherlands

PADDDtracker.org monitors protected area downgrading, downsizing, and degazettement (PADDD), the legal process through which national parks and nature reserves become weaker, smaller, or are removed completely.
jointly maintained by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and Conservation International.

Accessible Travel in Parks
South Africa

Questions = Preguntas

In what languages are there tips on responsible travel / ecotourism in the national parks? = ¿En qué idiomas hay consejos sobre viajes responsables/ecoturismo en los parques nacionales?


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