Protected Areas capture the breadth of the planet's biodiversity. They've been the focus of talks during the first few days of a conference in Nairobi which aims to ensure that work carried out under the Convention on Biological Diversity has a sound scientific base. Nikita Lopoukhine, Chair of IUCN’s World Commission on Protected Areas, looks at the progress on Protected Areas.
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Grazia Borrini-Feyerabend, Vice-chair for Europe of IUCN's Commission on Environmental, Economic and Social Policy explains the discussions on Protected Areas at the conference in Nairobi: Click here to read the report.
Learn more about IUCN's work on Protected Areas.