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Species conservation in protected areas (ENGLISH)

About this course

Species – animal or plant – conservation is a key component of protected areas management. It is often included as a goal when planning activities, and is key when monitoring the obtained results and the impacts generated in the field. The MOOC’s goal is therefore to introduce the notion of species, what they represent within a protected area’s heritage, how managers conserve them, what the best conditions are, the limits, the opportunities, how can they be used to improve PA results and so on.

What you’ll learn

• What is species approach and how is it linked to PAs management?

• How are threats measures and managed?

• How are conservation actions implemented to protect species?

The instructors

There are many instructors presenting this course: Geoffroy Mauvais, Bertrand Chardonnet, Caroline Pollock and Jean-Christophe Vié, Nucharin Songsasen and many others.

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