"When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it is attached to the rest of the World."

John Muir

Category - Financing

Funding of Protected Areas

Resources for environmental conservation are scarce. With an increasing number of parks and competing with human welfare issues, it is difficult to raise the funds for the National Parks. Governments are overcommitted in their budgets making National Parks usually a low funding priority. While International giving is growing, biodiversity does not rank high in the giving priorities. Parks need a comprehensive funding approach, that combines income generation activities with traditional fundraising strategies.

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