Environmental Science - Environmental Science and Engineering
Protected areas are the areas which are conserved due to their recognized natural, cultural and ecological value. There are several types of protected areas such as marine protected areas, transboundary protected areas, national parks, nature reserves, wildlife sanctuaries, private protected area, etc. Integrated protected area management is the management of these protected areas for sustainable use of these regions. Assessment of management, planning and designing of these reserved areas is the focus of this domain. Principle aspects crucial for this management are theory and practice of designation, identification of priorities and community-based conservation. This book is compiled in such a manner, that it will provide an in-depth knowledge about the theory and practice of integrated protected area management. It studies, analyzes and upholds the pillars of this field and its utmost significance in modern times. Those in search of information to further their knowledge will be greatly assisted by this book.