State of the World's Protected Areas 2007

Author: Coad, L., Corrigan, C., Campbell, A., Granziera, A., Burgess, N., Fish, L., Ravilious, C., Mills, C., Miles, L., Kershaw, F., Lysenko, I., Pavese, H., Besançon, C.
Date Published: January 2008

The report highlights achievements made in protected areas around the world during 2007. Through this publication, the United Nations Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC) provides an assessment of progress made towards targets set by international agreements such as the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) and the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). This publication should provide useful insights to anyone directly involved with or interested in the protection of natural and cultural areas for biodiversity protection or sustainable development.