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Application of the biosphere reserve concept to coastal marine areas

papers presented at the UNESCO/IUCN San Francisco Workshop of 14-20 August 1989

by UNESCO/IUCN San Francisco Workshop (1989)

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Published by IUCN in collaboration with UNESCO in Gland, Switzerland .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Coastal ecology -- Congresses.,
  • Biosphere reserves -- Congresses.,
  • Coasts -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by Andrew Price and Sarah Humphrey.
    SeriesA Marine conservation and development report, The IUCN conservation library
    ContributionsPrice, Andrew, 1950-, Humphrey, Sarah., Unesco., International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH541.5.C65 U55 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 114 p. :
    Number of Pages114
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL827581M
    ISBN 10283170135X
    LC Control Number95100630
    OCLC/WorldCa29466149

    Biosphere reserves are areas of terrestrial and coastal/marine ecosystems where, through appropriate zoning patterns and land management, the conservation of ecosystems and their biodiversity is combined with the sustainable use of natural resources for the benefit of local communities.   The core area of the reserve is a marine zone. the Hara biosphere reserve is located in the Mehran River delta in the south of Iran. It is situated near the Straits of Khuran between Queshm Island and the Persian Gulf. is found in the coastal waters of the reserve. The Strait of Khuran, in which the reserve is located, is a Ramsar site.

    et (terrestrial, coastal and marine) in which genetic re-sources would be protected, and where research, moni-toring and training work could be carried out, named as “Biosphere Reserves” (BRs). These are nominated by national governments and remain under the .   Biosphere reserves include three levels of protected zones: core (most highly protected), buffer (less protected), and transition (least protected). Although a number of marine biosphere reserves have been established, successful application of the concept has thus far been limited to a few sites such as the Great Barrier Reef.

    Map 1. Least Developed Countries: total marine area protected (km2) and number of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) 2 Map 2. Main coastal and marine protected areas in West Africa 8 Map 3. Migrations of Senegalese offshore fishing units in Bolama Bijagos Archipelago Biosphere Reserve 22 Map 4. I also took part in the early development of the concept of Biosphere Reserves for UNESCO’s Man and the Biosphere Programme (MAB). As a result, I served on U.S. MAB’s first Biosphere Reserve Directorate and the Coastal Marine Ecosystems the s, I helped initiate the IUBS/SCOPE/UNESCO Diversitas Programme.


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Application of the biosphere reserve concept to coastal marine areas by UNESCO/IUCN San Francisco Workshop (1989) Download PDF EPUB FB2

ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: viii, pages: illustrations, map ; 30 cm: Contents: Development and implementation of the biosphere reserve concept and its applicability to coastal regions / M.

Batisse --Challenges for biosphere reserves in coastal marine realms: representing ecological scales / G.

Carleton Ray and M.G. McCormick-Ray. A straight forward presentation of the keynote papers and case studies prepared for the workshop on coastal marine biosphere serves held in The keynote papers together provide an excellent digest of the different factors to be considered in biosphere reserve planning, examining constraints across the full range of physical to socio Cited by: 9.

Biosphere Reserve. Biosphere reserves are a special type of protected area that draws special attention to the connections and potential compatibility between people and nature, bridging conservation and development agendas (Price and Persic, ; From: Reference Module in Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences, Related terms: Biodiversity.

Price, A. and Humphrey, S. (eds) () Application of the Biosphere Reserve Concept to Coastal Marine Areas. Papers presented at the UNESCO/IUCN San Francisco Workshop of 14–10 August, A Marine Conservation and Development Report, IUCN, Cited by: Properly designed and managed, coastal Biosphere Reserves could constitute a most useful tool for this purpose.

Ideally, they would pay equal attention to conservation requirements on the land side and on the marine side, keeping particularly in mind the impact of land-based activities on the marine by: Biosphere Reserves in the Marine Environment application of the concept of marine protected is usually the first stage in marine conservation initiatives which go beyond fisheries restrictions which limit gear, catches and () considered the need for protection of coastal and marine areas.

Marine and coastal areas are classified in this paper according to attributes of the physical environment and by the faunal assemblages involved. Oceanic and coastal-margin realms are defined and mapped with the marginal seas and archipelagos named according to their connections to oceanic realms.

Kanchenjunga Biosphere Reserve from India has been in the news recently for its entry into the World Network of Biosphere Reserves under the UNESCO MAB Programme List.

Get the list for Biosphere Reserves in India. Know the functions of a biosphere reserve and know the three zones of the Biosphere. Download PDF for the list of biosphere reserves in India to prepare for the upcoming. Beginning with an overview of data and concepts developed in the EU-project HABIT-CHANGE, this book addresses the need for sharing knowledge and experience in the field of biodiversity conservation an.

The biosphere reserve as a concept and a tool of UNESCO has an origin in the protected areas domain but has now evolved into an international designation that allows context-specific conservation.

Menorca Biosphere Reserve (Spain). Extension f hectares tohectares to contribute to the conservation of the site’s marine species and ecosystems, which were only partially represented in the original biosphere reserve.

Galapagos Biosphere Reserve (Ecuador). With an expanded area of 14, hectares, the site becomes one. Biosphere reserves promote solutions reconciling the conservation of biodiversity with its sustainable use. They are learning areas for sustainable development under diverse ecological, social and economic contexts, touching the lives of more than million people.

In: A. Price & S. Humphrey, eds. Application of the biosphere reserve concept to coastal marine areas: papers presented at the Unesco/IUCN San Francisco Workshop of August s.l.:IUCN, Marine Conservation Programme, pp.

• Batisse, M., Developing and Focusing the Biosphere Reserve Concept. The fact that urban sprawl and unsustainable city development continue at an alarming rate worldwide, at the same time as the biosphere reserve concept today perhaps is more popular than ever as a model for sustainability, prompted a renewed interest in seeking to further investigate the urban area/ biosphere reserve interface.

including both terrestrial and marine areas) in as well as on the potential and limitations of the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve concept for coordinating biodiversity conservation with human.

Transition Area. The transition area is a part of the reserve where greatest activities are enabled and promoting economic and human development that are socially sustainable. Benefits of Biosphere Reserve. The concept of a biosphere reserve concept can be applied to guide and construct projects to enhance human life and ensure environmental.

Map of the World Network of Biosphere Reserves Available online Biosphere Reserves are areas designated under the UNESCO's Man and the Biosphere (MAB) Programme to serve as places to test different approaches to integrated management of terrestrial, freshwater, coastal and marine resources and biodiversity.

A Biosphere Reserve is voluntary, co-operative, conservation area created to protect the biological and cultural diversity of a region while promoting sustainable economic development. It provides an opportunity to scientists and managers to experiment and co-operate in generating data for understanding man’s impact on nature.

Biosphere reserves are “representative parts of natural and cultural landscapes extending over a large area of terrestrial or coastal/marine ecosystems or a combination thereof and.

Stakeholder participation and collaboration, governance, finance and resources, management, and awareness and communication are the most influential factors in the success or failure of the biosphere reserves. For success, the biosphere reserve concept needs to be clearly understood and applied through landscape zoning.

A mangrove is a shrub or small tree that grows in coastal saline or brackish term is also used for tropical coastal vegetation consisting of such species.

Mangroves occur worldwide in the tropics and subtropics, mainly between latitudes 25° N and 25° total mangrove forest area of the world in wassquare kilometres (53, sq mi), spanning countries and.The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India defines Biosphere Reserves thus – “Biosphere Reserves (BRs) are representative parts of natural and cultural landscapes extending over large area of terrestrial or coastal/marine ecosystems or a combination thereof and representative examples of bio-geographic zones.The Sciene of Conservation in the Coastal Zone: New Insights on How to design, Implement and Monitor Marine Protected Areas '94 Application of Biosphere Reserve Concept to Coastal Marine Areas '93 Impacts of Climate Change on Ecosystems and Species: Marine and COastal Ecosystems '