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Caribbean Environment Programme
United Nations Environment Programme
CEP Technical Report No. 36 1996

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Status of Protected Area Systems in the Wider Caribbean Region


Contents

PREFACE

  1. INTRODUCTION
  2. RELEVANT ISSUES FOR PROTECTED AREA SYSTEMS IN THE WIDER CARIBBEAN
    2.1. Socioeconomic Indicators
    2.2. Biodiversity
    2.3. International Agreements and Programmes
  3. STATUS OF PROTECTED AREAS SYSTEMS
    3.1. Overview
    3.2. Marine and Coastal Conservation
    3.3. Insular Caribbean
    3.4. Central America Caribbean
    3.5. South American Caribbean
    3.6. North American Caribbean
  4. CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
  5. REFERENCES

COUNTRY PROFILES

TABLES

TABLE 1. SOCIOECONOMIC INDICATORS
TABLE 2. MAJOR WETLANDS
TABLE 3. FOREST AND MARINE ENVIRONMENTS
TABLE 4. ENDEMIC BIRD AREAS
TABLE 5. SPECIES DIVERSITY
TABLE 6. CONSERVATION AGREEMENTS AND PROGRAMMES
TABLE 7. WIDER CARIBBEAN PROTECTED AREAS SUMMARY
TABLE 8. INSULAR CARIBBEAN PROTECTED AREAS SUMMARY
TABLE 9. CENTRAL AMERICAN CARIBBEAN PROTECTED AREAS SUMMARY
TABLE 10. SOUTH AMERICAN CARIBBEAN PROTECTED AREAS SUMMARY
TABLE 11. NORTH AMERICAN CARIBBEAN PROTECTED AREAS SUMMARY

 

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UNEP: 1996. Status of Protected Area Systems in the Wider Caribbean. CEP Technical Report No. 36. UNEP Caribbean Environment Programme, Kingston, Jamaica.


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