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Measuring the benefits of protected areas: a critical perspective on the IUCN guidelinesAuthor(s): Dick Stanley; Luc Perron
Source: In: Vogelsong, Hans G., comp, ed. Proceedings of the 1997 Northeastern Recreation Research Symposium; 1997 April 6 - 9; Bolton Landing, NY. Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-241. Radnor, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 215-219.
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionThe International Union for the Conservation of Nature has drafted guidelines to help managers of protected natural areas to develop economic arguments in defense of those areas. The guidelines identify a series of benefits which protected areas might produce and which all have real markets in the outside world, and recommend that managers focus their arguments on these benefits. One of the benefits, tourism spending, cannot be treated as a benefit like the others, however, and there are additional benefits which the authors believe should be included in the guidelines
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CitationStanley, Dick; Perron, Luc. 1998. Measuring the benefits of protected areas: a critical perspective on the IUCN guidelines. In: Vogelsong, Hans G., comp, ed. Proceedings of the 1997 Northeastern Recreation Research Symposium; 1997 April 6 - 9; Bolton Landing, NY. Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-241. Radnor, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 215-219.
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