InterEnvironment Institute serves as the secretariat of the IUCN WCPA Urban Conservation Strategies Specialist Group.
The Specialist Group works to strengthen the ability of the protected areas community to serve urban people, urban places, and urban institutions. It does so in cooperation with other parts of IUCN and the broader nature conservation community.
Urban Conservation Strategies Specialist Group
World Commission on Protected Areas
IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature)
This website is provided by InterEnvironment Institute, an IUCN Member since 1980, in support of the IUCN WCPA Urban Conservation Strategies Specialist Group and related activities. It is not an official IUCN website. The views expressed in this website and the web pages listed in it do not necessarily reflect those of IUCN or InterEnvironment Institute.
The IUCN Urban Alliance
Bringing together IUCN member organizations, partners, and units of IUCN's Commissions and Secretariat active in urban conservation, the IUCN Urban Alliance was called for in a Resolution passed at the World Conservation Congress in September 2016.
The IUCN Council has set up a task force to implement the Resolution.
Further progress in organizing the Alliance will be reported on this page.
URBAN PROTECTED AREAS:
Urban Protected Areas (book)
Urban protected areas in 2,000 words
Index of Naturalness
California's Urban Protected Areas
Growing Together(2010). A SANBI contribution to the work of the Specialist Group
The Urban Imperative (2005)
Urban Protected Areas Network
The Nature of Cities