New book showcases how conservationists can incorporate human rights into natural resource management

A new book released today calls for more emphasis to be placed on human rights when nature conservation policies are developed and implemented. Rights-based Approaches: Exploring issues and opportunities for conservation is a collection of case studies, policy reviews and issue papers. It was published by the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) and the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN).