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Tb eNEWS - 11 - October 2017

IN FOCUS: Saxon-Bohemian Switzerland in the heart of Europe

A conservation atlas for transboundary conservation areas

Restoration of the Rio Bravo-Grande

EVENTS & DOCUMENTS >> Documents and publications >> Publications

1)      Ali, S. H. (2007) Peace Parks. Conservation and Conflict Resolution,The MIT Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, London, England


2)      Braack, L., Sandwith, T., Peddle, D., Petermann, T. (2006) Security Considerations in the Planning and Management of Transboundary Conservation Areas, IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.  


3)      Brunner, R. (1996) Parks for Life: Transboundary Protected Areas in Europe. Final Report, IUCN (IUCN/WCPA Parks for Life Coordination Office), Ljubljana, Slovenia


4)      Büscher, Bram (2010) Seeking Telos in the ‘Transfrontier’: Neoliberalism and the Transcending of Community Conservation in Southern Africa. Environment and Planning A 42, 3: 644-660.


5)       Büscher, Bram (2010) Derivative Nature: Interrogating the Value of Conservation in ‘Boundless Southern Africa. Third World Quarterly 31, 2: 259-276.


6)      Büscher, Bram (2010) Anti-Politics as Political Strategy: Neoliberalism and Transfrontier Conservation in Southern Africa. Development and Change 41, 1: 29-51.


7)      Büscher, Bram and Michael Schoon (2009) Competition over Conservation: Collective Action and Negotiating Transfrontier Conservation in Southern Africa. Journal of International Wildlife Law and Policy 12, 1&2: 33-59.


8)      Candanedo Diaz, I.S. (2010). Nature – Culture Interactions Among Peasant Communities Near La Amistad Trans-boundary Park, Panama and Costa Rica. A thesis submitted for the degree of PhD, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Essex


9)      Chester, Charles; James Dontje and William C.G. Burns (Eds.) (2006) Transboundary protected areas, In: Encyclopedia of Earth. Eds. Cutler J. Cleveland (Washington, D.C.: Environmental Information Coalition, National Council for Science and the Environment). [First published November 17, 2006; Retrieved January 14, 2011].


10) Clamote Rodrigues, D. and Fischborn, M. (eds.) (2016). Solutions in focus: Transboundary protected area solutions. Gland, Switzerland: IUCN. 34 pp.


11)   Erg,  B.,  Vasilijević,  M.,  McKinney,  M.  (eds.).  (2012)  Initiating effective transboundary conservation: A practitioner’s guideline based on the experience from the Dinaric Arc. Gland, Switzerland and Belgrade, Serbia: IUCN Programme Office for South-Eastern Europe. ix+98pp


12)   Hamerlynck. O. and  Borrini-Feyerabend, G. Mission d’appui à la Gestion des Ecosystèmes Transfrontaliers. Burkina Faso, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana et Mali. 20 Septembre-6 Octobre, 2004

Rapport pour l’Union Mondiale pour la Conservation de la Nature (UICN)


13)   Hamerlynck. O. and  Borrini-Feyerabend, G. Seconde mission d’appui à la Gestion des Ecosystèmes Transfrontaliers. Burkina Faso et Ghana. 21 février – 5 mars 2005 Rapport pour l’Union Mondiale pour la Conservation de la Nature (UICN) 


14)   Hamerlynck. O. and  Borrini-Feyerabend, G. Troisième mission d’appui à la Gestion des Ecosystèmes Transfrontaliers. Mali et Burkina Faso, 16 novembre – 4 décembre 2006 Rapport pour l’Union Mondiale pour la Conservation de la Nature (UICN) 


15)   Heart of Borneo Strategic Plan of Action and Heart of Borneo Declaration


16)   Interim Regional CTI Secretariat. Regional Plan of Action: Coral Triangle Initiative on coral reefs, fisheries and food security (CTI-CFF) 


17)   IUCN WCPA (1997) Parks for Peace. PARKS 7 (3).


18)   International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO) and United Nations University Institute of Advanced Studies (UNU-IAS). (2010). Transboundary Conservation and Peace-building: Lessons from forest projects


19)   Jones, B.T. (2008) Legislation and Policies relating to Protected Areas, Wildlife Conservation, and Community Rights to Natural Resources in countries being partner in the Kavango Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area. A Review commissioned by Conservation International, in collaboration with African Wildlife Foundation, supported by the Swiss Agency for Development & Cooperation.

Portuguse version


20) Knight, M.H., Seddon, P.J., Al Midfa, A. (2011). Transboundary conservation initiatives and opportunities in the Arabian PeninsulaZoology in the Middle East 54 (3), 183-195.


21) Lockwood M., Worboys G. and Kothari A. (eds.) (2006) Managing Protected Areas: A Global Guide. UK and USA: Earthscan.


22) McCallum, J., Vasilijević, M., Cuthill, I. (2014). Assessing the benefits of Transboundary Protected Areas: A questionnaire survey in the Americas and the CaribbeanJournal of Environmental Management 149, 245-252.


23)   McKinney, M. and Johnson, S. (2009) Working across boundaries: people, nature, and regions, Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, Cambridge, Massachusetts.


24)   Mittermeier, Russell A., Cyril F. Kormos, Cristina Goettsch Mittermeier, Patricio Robles Gil, Trevor Sandwith, and Charles Besancon (2005) Transboundary Conservation: A New Vision for Protected Areas, CEMEX-Agrupación Sierra Madre-Conservation International, Mexico


25)   Osofsky, S. A., Cleaveland, S., Karesh, W. B., Kock, M. D., Nyhus, P. J., Starr, L., and A. Yang, (eds.) (2005) Conservation and Development Interventions at the Wildlife/Livestock Interface: Implications for Wildlife, Livestock and Human Health, IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, United Kingdom 


26) Reinhardt, I., Kluth, G., Nowak, S., MysÅ‚ajek, R.W. (2013). A review of wolf management in Poland and Germany with recommendations for future transboundary collaborationBfn-Skripten 356. Bonn, Germany.


27)   Ron, T. (2007). Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) Proposed framework for Transfrontier Conservation Areas (TFCAs). A Report Prepared for the SADC Secretariat


28)   Sandwith, T., Shine, C., Hamilton, L. and D. Sheppard (2001) Transboundary Protected Areas for Peace and Co-operation, IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK

Publication in Chinese

Spanish: Áreas Protegidas Transfronterizas Para Paz y Cooperación (244 KB). Thanks to Santiago Kingman for checking translation
French: Aires protégées transfrontaliéres pour la paix et la coopération (218 KB). Thanks to José Kalpers for checking translation


29)   Terry A., Ullrich K. and Riecken U. (2006). The Green Belt of Europe: From Vision to Reality. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.


30) Trisurat, Y. (2015). Land use change and wildlife distribution modelling in the Emerald Triangle Forest Complex. Thailand: Kasetsart University, ITTO, RFD.


31)   van der Linde, H., J. Oglethorpe, T. Sandwith, D. Snelson, and Y. Tessema (with contributions from Anada Tiéga and Thomas Price) (2001) Beyond Boundaries: Transboundary Natural Resource Management in Sub-Saharan Africa,  Washington, D.C., U.S.A.: Biodiversity Support Program


32)   Vasilijević, M., Pezold, T. (eds.). (2011). Crossing Borders for Nature. European examples of transboundary conservation. Gland, Switzerland and Belgrade, Serbia: IUCN Programme Office for South-Eastern Europe. viii + 72pp.

Publication in Macedonian i dodati link
Publication in Albanian i dodati link


33)   Vasilijevic, M., Pezold, T., Spangenberg, A., Schneider-Jacoby, M., Carius, F. (2012). Grenzüberschreitender Naturschutz auf dem Westbalkan. In: Natur und Landschaft, Issue 9/10, Volume 87, pp 425-429.


34) Vasilijević, M., Zunckel, K., McKinney, M., Erg, B., Schoon, M., Rosen Michel, T. (2015). Transboundary Conservation: A systematic and integrated approachBest Practice Protected Area Guidelines Series No. 23, Gland, Switzerland: IUCN. xii + 107 pp.


35) Zbicz, D.C. (1999) Transfrontier Ecosystems and Internationally Adjoining Protected Areas. A paper extracted from Zbicz, D.C. (1999) Transboundary Cooperation in Conservation: A Global Survey of Factors Influencing Cooperation between Internationally Adjoining Protected Areas. Ph.D. Dissertation, Duke University.


36) Zunckel, K. (2015). Southern African Development Community Transfrontier Conservation Guidelines: The establishment and development of TFCA initiatives between SADC Member States.  Guidelines compiled for and in collaboration with the SADC TFCA Network and the SADC Directorate for Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources, adopted by the Ministerial Committee in October/November 2015, Gaborone, Botswana.