Cristian Stanila


Protected natural areas have the primary role in preserving biodiversity, but the appointment of a large number of such areas is not sufficient to solve environmental problems. Moreover, there have been changes in the role and function of protected areas with socio-economic development. There are no longer seen as simple spaces to protect valuable natural elements but involves extensive contributions in the proper organization and operation of current and future societies. Appropriate management effectively depends largely on the loyalty they meet the basic principles of sustainable development. This mechanism is quite complex and sophisticated, requires new forms of governance of protected natural areas involving active participation, collaboration, partnerships, finance growth. Romanian company is undergoing a period transit between the government and governance of protected areas, to accommodate to new approaches to the European legislative framework, providing a collaborative management involving all relevant actors.



governance, government, management, protected area, sustainable development


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