Around the World, Parks Underfunded, Studies Say

Publication: National Geographic News   Date: September 12, 2003   View Article

The world’s parks and protected areas are underfunded and, as a result, lack the basic maintenance and infrastructure required to keep wildlife free from poachers and forests clear of illegal logging, according to a study presented today at the World Parks Congress in Durban, South Africa.

The study was produced by an international panel of conservationists, scientists, economists, and government officials.

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