Breaking New Ground: Mining, Minerals and Sustainable by Linda Starke
By Linda Starke
Analyzes different wishes and dangers of all these affected and the problems of offer and insist for minerals through the international. bargains a version that different industries can keep on with. Softcover. CD-ROM integrated.
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Resolving inconsistencies around the categorization of protected areas will also require working with governments, as it is governments’ responsibility (not IUCN’s) to assign categories to their protected areas. Furthermore, as the management of protected areas has often been nominal, or even absent, this has led to the degradation of values on which the original categorization was based, meaning that the protected area may be less effective than it should be. This does not mean, however, that such protected areas warrant de-designation, as only a thorough analysis of whether the lost values can be restored can draw conclusions about how ‘degraded’ a protected area really is.
This might require: a. Developing more technical guidance on the application of the IUCN categories system, based on previous experience from Europe and Australia. b. Identifying how to incorporate a broader range of stakeholder perspectives into PA categorization and decision-making and how to build in the latest scientific advancements in biological, social and economic assessment. c. Encouraging governments to carry out periodic reviews of their PA systems, which could help provide critical information on underrepresented ecosystems and could be done in conjunction with updates of the World Protected Areas Database.
International Association of Oil and Gas Producers, International Petroleum Industry Conservation Association (IPEICA), 2002) ■ Biodiversity and the Petroleum Industry. A Guide to Biodiversity Negotiations. (IPIECA, 2000) ROOM TO MANOEUVRE? 27 Some companies have developed biodiversity strategies, and Rio Tinto has taken their strategy forward into a wider internal process for mainstreaming biodiversity into their mining activities. ROOM TO MANOEUVRE? 5 29 The Way Forward Protecting sensitive areas from mining and other development activities presents many challenges.