Publisher description for Protected landscapes : a guide for policy-makers and planners / P.H.C. Lucas ; IUCN, the World Conservation Union with the support of the Countryside Commission and the East-West Center.

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Many countries have areas with special natural qualities characterized by the harmonious interaction between resident populations and the land. This book sets out the varied approaches to establishing such areas as protected landscapes. It provides guidance on criteria for selection of landscapes, implementation, management and the legal measures involved if protection is to be achieved.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Landscape protection -- Government policy.
National parks and reserves -- Government policy.
Land use -- Planning.