Zoning plans lay down the use or function of a particular area and thus which activities are. Working in collaboration with green organizations companies governments and scientists iucn strives to improve global preservation of nature as a foundation for economy and social betterment.
The master s forest and nature conservation focuses on policy sustainable management and conservation of forest and nature i e.
Nature conservation netherlands. Nature conservation policy in the netherlands distinguishes between the protection of areas or habitats and the protection of species plants and animals. In this sense the environment may refer to the biophysical environment or the natural environment the organization may be a charity a trust a non governmental organization a. Areas are protected under the 1998 nature conservation act or munici pal zoning plans.
The netherlands has over a million hectares of wetlands including marshland fens peat bogs and lakes. They include the waddenzee the ijsselmeer region and the biesbosch wetland. Some 10 360 000 hectares of the netherlands consists of woodland which is protected under the nature conservation act.
Nature areas wild animals and plants in the netherlands are protected by the nature conservation act which took effect on 1 january 2017. Netherlands 31 30 6937 333 31 30 6912 064. Below the same research outputs are grouped by subject.
The nature conservancy act 1998 the flora and fauna act and the forestry act. Insights into all aspects of forest and nature conservation are required to address these issues. Iucn nl is the dutch national committee of the international union for conservation of nature the world s largest and most diverse environmental network.
Hover over the donut graph to view the fc output for each subject. Iucn harnesses the experience resources and reach of its more than 1 400 member organisations composed of both government and civil society organisations and the input of more than. An environmental organization is an organization coming out of the conservation or environmental movements that seeks to protect analyse or monitor the environment against misuse or degradation from human forces.
The new act replaces 3 other laws. Nature conservation is a conservation movement focused on protecting species from extinction maintaining and restoring habitats enhancing ecosystem services and protecting biological diversity a range of values underlie conservation which can be guided by biocentrism anthropocentrism ecocentrism and sentientism. Understanding and predicting the effect of phenomena such as deforestation biodiversity loss ecotourism timber production and animal reintroduction.
The table to the right includes counts of all research outputs for plant ecology and nature conservation group wur published between 1 may 2019 30 april 2020 which are tracked by the nature index. There has recently been a movement towards evidence based conservation which. Wwf netherlands postbus 7 3700 aa zeist.