Protected Areas

Protected Areas

It’s #MapMonday! Did you know that Protected Areas are a key focus of the Convention on Biological Diversity UN Biodiversity and a priority agenda item for the upcoming #COP15 Conference of the Parties? Healthy ecosystems and biodiversity are crucial to protect as they provide many ecosystem services such as pollination for food production, prevention of erosion in coastal […]

North American Protected Areas, 2021

The new map of North American Protected Areas is an update of the map published in 2017 by the Commission for Environmental Cooperation. This new map integrates the most recent databases available as of August 2021 in Canada, the United States and Mexico. As defined by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), […]