The traditional patterns of land use that have created many of the world's cultural landscapes contribute to biodiversity, support ecological processes, provide important environmental services, and have proven sustainable over the centuries. Protected landscapes can serve as living models of sustainable use of land and resources, and offer important lessons for sustainable development. Examples of these landscapes and the diverse strategies needed to maintain this essential relationship between people and the land are provided.Despite several problems and constraints, Nepal has achieved some significant successes in the protection and management of its biodiversity (HMG/MFSC, 2003). ... spirits, and as Buddhists, they follow traditions of non-violence that make hunting abhorrent to them (Stevens, 1997). ... a medieval walled city made of mudbrick in the trans-Himalayan region of Mustang in Annapurna Conservation Area, anbsp;...
|Title||:||The Protected Landscape Approach|
|Author||:||Jessica Brown, Nora J. Mitchell, Michael Beresford|
|Publisher||:||IUCN - 2005|