Landscape-Scale Conservation

Creating Networks of Protected Areas

  • Establishing new protected areas 
  • Criteria used to select and prioritize new protected areas 
  • Box 15.1 Success Story: Indigenous Protected and Conserved Areas: The Right to Decide 
  • Tools used to optimize selection of protected areas 
  • Box 15.2 Conservation in Practice: Decision-Making Algorithms 

Connecting Individual Protected Areas into Networks

  • Incorporating unprotected areas into conservation plans 
  • Conservation opportunities in urban habitat 
  • Conservation opportunities in agricultural habitat
  • Conservation opportunities in mixed-use habitat

Managing the Conservation Landscape

  • Monitoring 
  • Modeling 
  • Ecosystem-based management 

Landscape-Scale Challenges

  • Box 15.3 Case in Point: Community-Based Natural Resource Management 
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