23 septiembre 2012

Directrices de la UICN para áreas marinas protegidas

Guidelines for applying the IUCN protected area management categories to marine protected areas.

These guidelines are aimed at ensuring that the IUCN protected area management categories can be effectively applied to all types of marine protected areas as well as to any marine components of adjoining terrestrial protected areas, provided a site meets the IUCN definition of a protected area. Inconsistencies in the application of, and reporting on, the categories reduce the efficacy and use of the system as a global classification scheme. These supplementary guidelines should increase the accuracy and consistency of both assignment and reporting.

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