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Submitted by our Mountain Protected Areas Network Members and others...

Large scale connectivity conservation in mountains: A critical response to climate change

Paper presented to the International Workshop on Protected Area Management and Biodiversity Conservation, East Asia. Taipei, Taiwan, by Dr Graeme L. Worboys in September, 2008

The Australian Alps to Atherton (A2A) Connectivity Conservation Area: a national response to climate change

Paper prepared for the Australian Protected Area Congress 2008, 24-28 November 2008, Sunshine Coast, Queensland. The views expressed in this paper are those of the authors, G.L. Worboys, I. Pulsford, and G. Howling

Updated Mountain Tourism Guidelines Available Online

Mountain PAs Network Member and WCPA Tourism Task Force leader Jim Barborak sends updated information about mountain, forest and marine eco-tourism and tourism guidelines that is available free of charge online. The MainstreamBiodiv wiki offers a range of .pdf files with guidance in English and French including titles such as "A Practical Guide to Managing the Environmental and Social Impacts of Mountain Tours": MainstreamBiodiv

Some Lessons Learned from the Pfalzerwald/Vosges du Nord Transboundary Biosphere Reserve

Mountain PAs Network Member Roland Stein, is the Transboundary Coordinator for the Pfalzerwald/Vosges du Nord Transboundary Biosphere Reserve, which straddles the German/French border. He offers many valuable suggestions for those trying to create or manage new transboundary PAs, based on his 15 years of experience with this Biosphere Reserve. You can download his "Lessons Learned" (.pdf 20k)