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Concept, purpose and challenges

Worboys, Graeme

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Protected areas are the places where we aim to retain the extraordinary beauty and richness of the Earth and all its benefits to humanity—the evolutionary heritage of more than four billion years and for all we know unique in the vastness of the universe. They may include grand scenery; remarkable animals and plants; precipitous mountains; spectacular formation-rich caves; grand towering forests; dramatic plunging waterfalls; immense wetlands and lakes; vast deserts; and untouched coastlines,...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Press (1965-Present)
Date published: 2015
Type: Book chapter
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/153957
Source: Protected Area Governance and Management
Access Rights: Open Access via publisher website

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