The second Technical Community of Practice of 2019 discussed the topic of processing data for the World Database on Protected Areas (WDPA). In this webinar Jessica Stewart (Associate Programme Officer, UNEP-WCMC) covers: 1) an introduction to the WDPA; 2) where data comes from and how it is compiled into the WDPA, and; 3) the process for including and updating data in the WDPA, including example challenges and case-studies.
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Total number of records for national-level areas and protected areas designated under protected regional and international conventions and agreements in the WDPA, July 2019.
This report describes the status of data in the WDPA for all sites included in the July 2019 monthly release.
Briefing note to update Proteus Partners on the fourth session of the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA-4) and progress on the development of the post-2020 framework.
This report describes the key activities and results of the Proteus Workplan in 2018.
In this webinar Leo Murphy (Programme Officer, Business and Biodiversity Programme at UNEP-WCMC) and Katie Leach (Senior Programme Officer, Business and Biodiversity Programme at UNEP-WCMC) cover: 1) the Global Standard for the Identification of Key Biodiversity Areas; 2) the Guidelines on Business and Key Biodiversity Areas: Managing Risk to Biodiversity; 3) the implications for biodiversity management; and 4) how businesses can engage with Key Biodiversity Areas.
The presentation slides (PDF) for the webinar can be downloaded below. In addition, the accompanying video can be downloaded here or watched below.
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This briefing note outlines the Global Standard for Key Biodiversity Areas and the guidelines for business operating within them.
Technical briefing note outlining the importance of understadning the migratory routes of marine species for managing extractive sector impacts on biodiversity.
Briefing note to update Proteus partners on the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP14) which took place in Sharm el Sheikh, Eygpt from the 17th to the 29th November 2018