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Editorial essay: Covid‐19 and protected and conserved areas

Created Aug 05 2020, 11:02 AM by Daniel Alberto Sumalavia Casuso
  • Colombia
  • Amazon
  • Protected Areas
  • Indigenous
  • Conservation
  • Restoration
  • Brazil
  • Ecosystem Services
  • Biodiversity
  • Deforestation
  • COVID-19
  • Peru


The COVID-19 pandemic is having a dramatic impact on the global community; on people’s lives and health, livelihoods, economies, and behaviours. Most zoonotic disease pandemics, including COVID-19, arise from the unsustainable exploitation of nature. This special editorial provides a snapshot of how protected and conserved areas around the world are being impacted by COVID-19. For many protected and conserved areas, negative impacts on management capacity, budgets and effectiveness are significant, as are impacts on the livelihoods of communities living in and around these areas.

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Title Editorial essay: Covid‐19 and protected and conserved areas
Organization WWF - Marc Hockings, Nigel Dudley, Wendy Ellio, Mariana Napolitano Ferreira and others.
Language English 
Year 2020
File type pdf
Keywords     English Amazon, biodiversity, Brazil, Colombia, Peru, conservation, deforestation, ecosystem services, indigenous, protected areas, restoration.
Palabras clave Español Amazonía, biodiversidad, Brasil, Colombia, Perú, conservación, deforestación, servicios ecosistémicos, indígenas, áreas protegidas, restauración.
Palavras-chave Português    Amazônia, biodiversidade, Brasil, Colômbia, Peru, conservação, desmatamento, serviços ecossistêmicos, povos indígenas, áreas protegidas, restauração.

 

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