Indicators for ecosystem conservation and protected area designation in the Mediterranean context

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El-Haij, Rita; Khater, Carla; Tatoni, Thierry; Alaa, Adam; Vela, Errol;
  • Publisher: Medknow Publications
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.4103/cs.cs_16_42
  • Subject: Mediterranean | [ SDE ] Environmental Sciences | Biodiversity | Protected areas | [SDE]Environmental Sciences | Socio-ecological systems | Indicators | Decision-support tool
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International audience; Protected areas constitute a key foundation for national and international strategies of effective biodiversity and ecosystems conservation. Yet, they are not islands; they are components of their surrounding social and ecological contexts. Recon... View more
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