M1 – Lesson #5 Nature conservation and protected areas

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Maher Mahjoub, IUCN Centre for Mediterranean Cooperation

Regional Programme Coordinator, International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Mediterranean Cooperation Centre, Málaga, Spain 


In this capsule, Mr Maher Mahjoub (IUCN) explain what protected areas consists of, why they are important, how they are categorized and provide us with facts and figures on the current panorama from the nature conservation world. 



Have a look at the World Database on Protected Areas https://www.iucn.org/theme/protected-areas/our-work/world-database-protected-areas and consult the Green List for Protected and Conserved Areas website https://iucngreenlist.org/

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