09 May '11, 9am

Study confirms IBAs are priority sites for expansion of protected area network in Africa: A new publication find...

Study confirms IBAs are priority sites for expansion of protected area network in Africa: A new publication find...

“It also shows that IBAs are much more effective than PAs at covering ESH. This argues that the PA network in Africa should be expanded to improve coverage of species at the greatest risk of extinction, and that the IBA network provides a useful set of priority sites for achieving this. Within partially-protected IBAs, the unprotected parts appeared to be of disproportionate importance for globally threatened birds, suggesting that extending existing PAs in these areas would be beneficial.”

Full article: http://www.birdlife.org/community/2011/05/study-confirms-...

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