Blog » Editorial essay: Covid‐19 and protected and conserved areas
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.
|Title||Editorial essay: Covid‐19 and protected and conserved areas|
|Organization||WWF - Marc Hockings, Nigel Dudley, Wendy Ellio, Mariana Napolitano Ferreira and others.|
|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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