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The potential added value of World Biosphere Reserves in achieving UK social, economic & environmental goals - WC0711

Description
UNESCO exists to promote collaboration among nations through education, science and culture. Within the UK, there are two UNESCO mechanisms to designate areas for management towards this end – World Heritage Site (WHS), Biosphere Reserve (BR). Geoparks are not a UNESCO designation but are supported by them.

The aims of this research will be to identify the real and potential social, economic and environmental impact of the Biosphere Reserve designations and the Man and the Biosphere (MAB) programme in the UK, so that their contribution to policy and practice within the UK may be assessed and its potential realised.
Project Documents
• Final Report : The potential for Biosphere Reserves to achieve UK social, economic and environmental goals   (562k)
• General : The potential for Biosphere Reserves to achieve UK social, economic and environmental goals - Case studies   (1040k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2008

To: 2008

Cost: £19,958
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Hambrey Consulting
Keywords
Biodiversity              
Environmental Protection              
Habitat conservation              
Nature conservation              
Fields of Study
Wildlife Conservation