The Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park, formerly known as the Hluhluwe-Umfolozi Game Reserve, is the oldest proclaimed natural park in Africa. It consists of 960 km2of hilly topography located 280 km north of Durban in central Zululand, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
In Russia, National Parks (NPs) began to be established not before in the 1980s. The Losiny Ostrov (literally the Moose Island) situated on the Moscow’s north-eastern outskirt is the second oldest NP in the Russian Federation.
In 2006, building the first Czech scientific base in Antarctica was finished on the James Ross Island.
Plesník J. & Pelc F.: The Everglades National Park – Water Availability Has Been Crucial for its Fat
The Everglades National Park situated in southern Florida and covering 6,105 km2is the largest subtropical wilderness in the United States: it was declared in 1947. The protected area is a flat network of wetlands and forests fed by a river flowing only 400 m per day out of the Lake Okeechoobee, southwest into Florida Bay.
Pelc F. & Plesník J.: Nature Conservation Structure in the United States: Any Lessons Learnt for Eur
Since the late 1960s and early 1970s, the United States environmental protection efforts have been paying special attention to reducing environmental pollution affecting human health.
The article presents nature and threats to it in the Mamberamo region, located in the northern part of Indonesian Papua. The Mamberano River and its tributaries is a natural axis of the area covering the territory comparable with a half of the Czech Republi’s one.
The Bundala, Uda Walawe and Yala National Parks (NPs) situated in southern Sri Lanka are covered mainly by partially deciduous monsoon forests, thornbush with grassland patches, at some sites also by wet monsoon forests. Diversified habitats harbour species-rich fauna there.
The author presents some issues in current nature conservation in Cameroon which is based particularly on protected areas.
Invasive alien species have been considered a main direct driver of biodiversity decline after habitat fragmentation, degradation and loss.
The famous protected area of Pan-European importance Lüneburger Heide in the German state of Lower Saxony, 70 km south of Hamburg, consists of a large nature park (107,000 ha) with a nature reserve (23,400 ha) in its heart.