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IUCN Publication

Guidelines for applying the IUCN protected area management categories to marine protected areas

The development of this second edition of these guidelines was in part a response to evidence of the widespread incorrect application of the categories to marine protected areas (MPAs).

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2019
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Guidelines for the management of confiscated, live organisms

Illegal trade in wildlife has increased dramatically over the past decade; however, so have enforcement efforts aimed at mitigating this threat. Successful enforcement often involves the seizure and confiscation of wild species from diverse taxa of plants, animals and fungi.

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2019
IUCN Grey Literature

Guidelines for using A global standard for the identification of Key Biodiversity Areas : version 1.0

The purpose of these guidelines is to ensure that Key Biodiversity Area (KBA) identification is based on consistent, scientifically rigorous yet practical methods.

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2019
IUCN Publication

Guidelines for privately protected areas

These guidelines address planning and management of privately protected areas (or PPAs) and the guidance is aimed principally at practitioners and policy makers, who are or may be involved with PPAs.

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2018
IUCN Publication

Guidelines for invasive species planning and management on islands

‘Invasive species’ (often called pests, weeds and diseases) are plants, animals, disease agents and other organisms taken beyond their natural range by people, deliberately or unintentionally, and which become destructive to the environment or human livelihoods.

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2018
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Biodiversity guidelines for forest landscape restoration opportunities assessments

Biodiversity is inherent in forest landscape restoration. As global initiatives like the Bonn Challenge and New York Declaration on Forests inspire nations to pursue sustainable landscapes and economic growth, on the ground, biodiversity binds people and nature to their shared future.

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2018
IUCN Publication

Guidelines on business and KBAs

These Guidelines on business and KBAs have been developed by the KBA Partners to support businesses in managing risk to biodiversity. They will be of use to business and certification scheme operators, financial institutions, civil society organisations, and public authorities.

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2018
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Guidelines for application of IUCN Red List criteria at regional and national levels : version 4.0 (Arabic version)

The IUCN Red List Categories and Criteria were developed for classifying species at high risk of global extinction, i.e. for assessment at the global level.

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2017
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Guidelines for reintroductions and other conservation translocations (Chinese version)

These guidelines are designed to be applicable to the full spectrum of conservation translocations. They are based on principle rather than example and are designed to provide guidance on the justification, design and implementation of any conservation translocation.

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2017
IUCN Publication

Guidelines for species conservation planning : version 1.0

The Guidelines aim to be equally relevant for any taxon on Earth. Recent experience has shown that no two planning situations are the same.

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2017
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Gender-responsive restoration guidelines

The Restoration Opportunities Assessment Methodology (ROAM) was developed by IUCN and the World Resources Institute (WRI) to assist countries in identifying opportunities for forest landscape restoration (FLR), analysing priority areas at a national or sub-national level, and designing and implem

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2017
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Guidelines for the application of IUCN Red List of Ecosystems categories and criteria

The IUCN Red List of Ecosystems is a global framework for monitoring the status of ecosystems. It is part of the growing toolbox for assessing risks to biodiversity and aims to support conservation, resource use, and management decisions by identifying ecosystems most at risk of biodiversity loss

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2017
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Guidelines for applying protected area management categories including IUCN WCPA best practice guidance on recognising protected areas and assigning management categories and governance types (Chinese version)

The IUCN protected area management categories is a core document for the development, reporting and understanding of protected areas worldwide.

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2016
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Technical guidelines for the design and management of participatory connectivity conservation and restoration projects at the landscape scale in Latin America

This document recounts the authors’ experience in participatory conservation processes that seek terrestrial biodiversity connectivity. It synthesizes at least a decade of research and practice.

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2016
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IUCN SSC guidelines for assessing species' vulnerability to climate change

Predicting climate change impacts on biodiversity is a major scientific challenge. A range of methods have been developed for climate change vulnerability assessment (CCVA) of species and a large and burgeoning scientific literature is emerging on this subject.

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2016
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Tanguar Haor management plan framework and guidelines

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2015
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Best practice guidelines for health monitoring and disease control in great ape populations

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2015
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Best practice guidelines for the rehabilitation and translocation of gibbons

Rehabilitation and translocation programmes are increasingly becoming an important component of conservation action plans for threatened species.

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2015
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Guidelines for reintroductions and other conservation translocations : version 1.0 (Russian version)

These guidelines are designed to be applicable to the full spectrum of conservation translocations. They are based on principle rather than example and are designed to provide guidance on the justification, design and implementation of any conservation translocation.

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2014
IUCN Publication

European guidelines on protected areas and invasive alien species

Invasive alien species (IAS) have been identified as one of the most important direct drivers of biodiversity loss and ecosystem service changes. Many international policy instruments, guidelines and technical tools have been developed to address this threat.

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2014
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IUCN Species Survival Commission guidelines on the use of ex situ management for species conservation

As habitats and ecosystems become increasingly altered and populations evermore impacted by human activities, a growing number of species will require some form of management of both individuals and populations to ensure their survival.

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2014
IUCN Publication

Urban protected areas : profiles and best practice guidelines

As our cities continue to grow, we should defend the protection of natural areas and even try to create new space for nature within this urban fabric.

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2014
IUCN Grey Literature

Guidelines for minimizing the negative impact to bats and other cave organisms from guano harvesting, ver.1.0

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2014
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Guidelines for wildlife disease risk analysis

This IUCN-OIE publication provides an overview of the science-based processes and tools available for wildlife disease risk analysis and their application to a broad range of contemporary issues, including human-wildlife interactions, domestic animal-wildlife interactions and the impacts of massi

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2014
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Guidelines for reintroductions and other conservation translocations (Arabic version)

These guidelines are designed to be applicable to the full spectrum of conservation translocations. They are based on principle rather than example and are designed to provide guidance on the justification, design and implementation of any conservation translocation.

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2013
IUCN Publication

Guidelines for applying protected area management categories including IUCN WCPA best practice guidance on recognising protected areas and assigning management categories and governance types

The IUCN protected area management categories is a core document for the development, reporting and understanding of protected areas worldwide.

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2013
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Guidelines for reintroductions and other conservation translocations

These guidelines are designed to be applicable to the full spectrum of conservation translocations. They are based on principle rather than example and are designed to provide guidance on the justification, design and implementation of any conservation translocation.

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2013
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Principles and guidelines for integrating ecosystem-based approaches to adaptation in project and policy design

This paper is a summary of a longer and fully referenced document by the same authors.

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2012
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Guidelines for application of IUCN Red List criteria at regional and national levels : version 4.0

The IUCN Red List Categories and Criteria were developed for classifying species at high risk of global extinction, i.e. for assessment at the global level.

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2012
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Ecological restoration for protected areas : principles, guidelines and best practices

This publication provides guidance for terrestrial, marine, and freshwater protected area managers at both system and site levels on the restoration of natural and associated values of protected areas.

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2012
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Guidelines for applying the IUCN protected area management categories to marine protected areas

With the smaller number of marine protected areas (MPAs) compared with terrestrial protected areas, there is less experience and understanding of applying the categories to MPAs. Application of the categories to MPAs has often been inaccurate and inconsistent.

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2012
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Strategic adaptive management guidelines for effective conservation of freshwater ecosystems in and around protected areas of the world

This publication lays out the basic steps required by a catchment or protected area manager to begin the Strategic Adaptive Management (SAM) process. We provide the series of steps to help deal with the complex task facing the freshwater manager.

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2012
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EU environmental policies and strategies in South-Eastern Europe : training guidelines for involving CSOs from SEE in the implementation of EU nature-related legislation (Macedonian version)

There are a number of EU policy areas that could have a direct or indirect impact on nature and biodiversity, and without effective application of cross-compliance principles, conservation efforts cannot be successful.

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2011
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Guidelines for protected areas legislation : English version, case studies and matrices = Directrices para la legislación relativa a áreas protegidas : versión en español, incluidos los estudios de caso y las matrices legislativas = Lignes directrices pou

The purpose of these guidelines is to update and expand the original guidelines on protected areas legislation published in 1980 and to reflect new developments and emerging issues.

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2011
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EU environmental policies and strategies in South-Eastern Europe : training guidelines for involving CSOs from SEE in the implementation of EU nature-related legislation

There are a number of EU policy areas that could have a direct or indirect impact on nature and biodiversity, and without effective application of cross-compliance principles, conservation efforts cannot be successful.

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2011
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Guidelines for protected areas legislation : guidelines : English version, case studies and matrices

The purpose of these guidelines is to update and expand the original guidelines on protected areas legislation published in 1980 and to reflect new developments and emerging issues.

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2011
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Guidelines and manual : procedures for community-based fire management CBFiM, Ghana

This Manual is first and foremost a community tool to facilitate implementation of Ghana’ s National Wildfire Management Policy.

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2011
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Draft principles and guidelines for integrating ecosystem-based approaches to adaptation in project and policy design : a discussion document : policy brief

This paper is a summary of a longer and fully referenced document by the same authors.

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2011
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Draft principles and guidelines for integrating ecosystem-based approaches to adaptation in project and policy design : a discussion document

This document proposes a series of draft principles and guidelines that were produced at a workshop with participation of its authors in June 2011, with the aim to serve as a foundation for planning ecosystem-based approaches to adaptation.

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2011
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Ecologically or biologically significant areas in the pelagic realm : examples and guidelines : workshop report

For the Aichi Biodiversity Targets to be met in full, and for the other relevant processes to be successful, examples and guidelines for the identification of important pelagic areas must be made available to policy makers involved in the process of identifying ecologically or biologically signif

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2011
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Guidelines for application of IUCN Red List criteria at regional and national levels : version 3.1 (Arabic version)

When making assessments at regional levels it is also particularly important to recognize that while IUCN Red List Categories reflect the relative extinction risk of species, the process of setting priorities for conservation actions may require several additional considerations.

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2011
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Guidelines for protected areas legislation

The purpose of these guidelines is to update and expand the original guidelines on protected areas legislation published in 1980 and to reflect new developments and emerging issues.

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2011
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Protected area staff training : guidelines for planning and management

Qualified, competent and committed staff are central to the success of protected areas. Training of protected area (PA) staff is more and more recognized as a vital component of efficient protected area management.

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2011
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Guidelines for development of a national ballast water management strategy (Arabic version)

This manual is the product of countries’ requests for assistance in strengthening and developing national regulatory frameworks related to marine Invasive Alien Species (IAS) in particular with respect to the transfer of potentially harmful aquatic organisms and pathogens in ships’ ballast water

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2010
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Guidelines for development of a national ballast water management strategy (Russian version)

This manual is the product of countries’ requests for assistance in strengthening and developing national regulatory frameworks related to marine Invasive Alien Species (IAS) in particular with respect to the transfer of potentially harmful aquatic organisms and pathogens in ships’ ballast water

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2010
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Best practice guidelines for great ape tourism

Great ape tourism, if well implemented, can serve to conserve the species but it can also have considerable negative impacts if it is not based on sound conservation principles.

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2010
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American bison : status survey and conservation guidelines 2010

This publication reports on the current status of American bison, in the wild and in conservation herds, and makes recommendations on how to ensure that the species is conserved for the future.

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2010
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Guidelines for development of a national ballast water management strategy

This manual is the product of countries’ requests for assistance in strengthening and developing national regulatory frameworks related to marine Invasive Alien Species (IAS) in particular with respect to the transfer of potentially harmful aquatic organisms and pathogens in ships’ ballast water

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2010
IUCN Grey Literature

Guidelines for appropriate use of Red List data

Designed to encourage and facilitate the use of IUCN Red List data and information to tackle a broad range of important conservation issues. Addresses potential scientific, policy, management and educational uses of IUCN Red List data.

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2009

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