Nordic Biosphere Reserves

Experiences and Co-operation

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The UNESCO biosphere reserve concept is recommended as a working tool for sustainable development and the preservation of biodiversity. In this report experience of the concept from six countries in the Nordic and Baltic countries are compiled, describing various aspects of the concept when it is put into practice. The report also includes results from the NordMAB Conference in North Vidzeme Biosphere Reserve in October 2004 outlining recommendations for future cooperation.



Workshops and plenary discussion

At the conference in North Vidzeme Biosphere Reserve in October 2004 workshops were held. The workshops addressed issues on how to organise biosphere reserves and how co-operation between biosphere reserves could be organised. Some of the discussions are presented here. Later at the conference there was a plenary discussion that is also presented here.


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