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By Kevin Bishop, Adrian Phillips

Now not because the nineteenth century has the way forward for the geographical region been the sort of concentration of political and public recognition, nor of profound uncertainty and anguished debate. A watershed has now been reached, and during this time of unparalleled switch, new instruments are wanted for making plans and coping with the nation-state. more and more the 'drivers' of geographical region administration and conservation are eu and foreign. they target to supply complete new frameworks for the full nation-state, and inspire community-driven making plans and safeguard. there were a number of responses on the kingdom and native degrees in the united kingdom. during this ebook, a extensive variety of students and practitioners assessment the overseas drivers affecting geographical region coverage and perform, and - via quite a few case reviews - they examine the worth of kingdom and native responses. the result's a robust and coherent quantity that offers an absolutely updated overview and research of the pressures at the nation-state, the guidelines for the longer term and the keys to winning implementation. geographical region making plans is key examining for planners, neighborhood experts and rural businesses, conservationists and environmental teams, in addition to lecturers and scholars in making plans, rural reports, environmental experiences and geography.

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The methodology is also very different from that used in other countries in that it attempts to combine natural, cultural and historical information and has been implemented at a local authority level rather than through a national initiative. Then and Now: Planning for Countryside Conservation 13 It is possible to discern a number of common themes from the chapters in Part 2: • • • • Many of the new approaches would not be possible without recent developments in technology. The widespread use of geographical information systems has facilitated the analysis of different data sets and allowed for the ready identification of different character areas.

But a key feature of the CBD is the retention of decision-making powers at the national level. Unlike some other conservation 22 The International Context for Countryside Planning and Management treaties, there are no CBD lists of species to be protected or protected areas to be established. Article 6 requires each signatory to develop national strategies, plans or programmes for the conservation of biodiversity and sustainable use of biological resources and to integrate the conservation and sustainable use of biological diversity into relevant sectoral or cross-sectoral plans, programmes and policies as well as national decision-making.

The treaty has been described as a landmark as it takes a comprehensive rather than a sectoral approach to the conservation of biodiversity (Glowka et al, 1994). But a key feature of the CBD is the retention of decision-making powers at the national level. Unlike some other conservation 22 The International Context for Countryside Planning and Management treaties, there are no CBD lists of species to be protected or protected areas to be established. Article 6 requires each signatory to develop national strategies, plans or programmes for the conservation of biodiversity and sustainable use of biological resources and to integrate the conservation and sustainable use of biological diversity into relevant sectoral or cross-sectoral plans, programmes and policies as well as national decision-making.

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