World Parks Congress: Greater Protected Area Commitments Needed to Meet Global Demands on Nature

Sydney, Australia (PRWEB) November 19, 2014 At the close of the sixth IUCN World Parks Congress, Conservation International (CI) is calling for nations to focus on and invest in the creation and effective management of protected areas to ensure that nature can provide for humanity’s needs. The Congress saw many nations make ambitious commitments to ...

New Book Showcases Use of Space Imagery for Parks and Protected Areas

Sydney, Australia (PRWEB) November 13, 2014 A new book released today at the IUCN Word Parks Congress in Sydney, Australia explores the use of space imagery for conservation. From a recent and dramatic image showing development at the edge of New Zealand’s Mount Egmont National Park to the weaving, interconnected waterways of the Sundarbans ...