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Protected Areas in the Russian Arctic: Current State and Prospects for Development

Protected Areas in the Russian Arctic: Current State and Prospects for Development

This book is a contribution towards fulfilling the Russian Federation’s commitment in the field of protected areas under the Convention on Biological Diversity. It includes analyses of the representativeness of protected areas in the arctic region of Russia and assessment of their role in the conservation of rare and valuable species of flora and fauna.

The book is the first study of the representativeness of regional protected areas that includes a comprehensive analysis of protected areas of all categories. Problems related to regional protected areas, options for solving the identified problems, and prospects for enhancing Russia’s arctic protected area networks are all based on the analyses of the representativeness and completeness that are presented in this book.

The book’s target audiences are experts working in regional and federal governmental bodies responsible for the functioning of protected areas, staff of existing protected areas, and all those interested in wildlife conservation in Russia.

Protected Areas in the Russian Arctic: Current State and Prospects for Development. - WWF-Russia, Moscow, 2014. - 239 pp.
Was published — september 2013