Sustainable tourism in protected areas can be critical for their survival, says new IUCN report

This original press release appeared on the IUCN World Parks Congress website.


Sydney, Australia, 14 November 2014 (IUCN) – Increasing the number of visitors to protected areas can be an effective tool for conservation and community development, provided well-functioning management systems are in place, according to a new report unveiled today at the IUCN World Parks Congress taking place in Sydney, Australia.


Call for Contributions: Best Practice Guidelines for Sustainable Tourism in Protected Areas

Announcement by: Yu-Fai Leung, Ralf Buckley, Glen Hvenegaard, and Anna Spenceley - Knowledge Development Subgroup, IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas - Tourism and Protected Areas Specialist Group (TAPAS Group)


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