This voluntary initiative came from Green economy policies, practices and initiatives
Conservation of Wetlands Biodiversity in the Lower Volga Region
Description/achievement of initiative
Protection of the globally significant wetland biodiversity of the Volga Delta
Source: Ministry of Natural Resources and Ecology of the Russian Federation
The project development objective is to ensure protection of the globally significant wetland biodiversity of the Volga Delta through an integrated conservation and sustainable-use approach. The protected areas of the Lower Volga require a thorough reorganization and strenghening programme based upon the new realities of the day (including the sea level rise of the Caspian Sea) and the latest thinking in integrated conservation and management approaches.
(January 2006 - December 2012)
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