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Biosphere Reserves are areas of terrestrial and coastal ecosystems promoting solutions to reconcile the conservation of biodiversity with its sustainable use.
Biosphere Reserves are internationally recognised, nominated by national governments and remain under sovereign jurisdiction of the states where they are located. Biosphere Reserves serve in some ways as ‘living laboratories’...
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The four major components of the LAC planning system and the nine distinct steps of the planning process.
The Limits of Acceptable Change planning system was developed in the USA over a period of years in the early 1980s to address the problems of managing recreational use in national protected areas.
As originally described by Stankey and others in 1985, the LAC planning system included four...
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Monitoring is an essential component of any planning or management process, for without monitoring, managers know nothing about progress towards the objectives they have been set or have set themselves.
Monitoring is the systematic and periodic measurement of key indicators of biophysical and social conditions. The word systematic means that an explicit plan should exist to set indicators, chart...