Ecosystems and Ecological Connectivity

Delivering the WSSD Committments - Presentation

Presentation in 2003 on linking the Ecosystem Approach to the delivery of the World Summit on Sustainable Development global targets.

Building Awareness of the Ecosystem Approach - Powerpoint Presentation

Presentation to senior civil servants 2003 on implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity Ecosystem Approach

Fellows Lecture Environmental Stewardship - From Disfunction to Connectivity - IEEM 11/2007

speech given to Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management conference 11/2007 and printed in the IEEM Bulletin In Practice 58, pp 4-8

Linking Protected Areas to the Wider World - A Review of Approaches

Protected areas are the basic foundation for the conservation of biological and landscape diversity. During the first century of their development attention was placed predominately on identification and protection of the key features. The pros and cons of this approach are examined. Now there is a need to recognise the importance of linking protected areas to the rest of the landscape and seascape through ecological and other environmental processes, and also to society both adjacent to and further afield from protected area boundaries. The various methods and the experience in applying them in different parts of the world are explained. Particular attention is given first to predominately ecological approaches and, second, to more integrated approaches. Practical issues in implementation are discussed.

Conservation is for Biologists? Connecting the Pieces - The Geographers Approach - Bullet Point Speech


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