Dr. Marc Hockings explains the value of the E-Book chapter on evaluating the effectiveness of the management of Protected Areas

Dr. Marc Hockings is the Principal Author of Chapter 30, Evaluating management effectiveness; The Green List.  He is a professor at University of Queensland (Australia) and has also worked for the Queensland National Parks Service, where he gained experience in diverse aspects of conservation and protected area management.  As the Vice Chair of the IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas he leads the global program on Science and Management. He was the principal author of the IUCN’s best practice guidelines on evaluation of management effectiveness in protected areas. In 2008 he received the Kenton R. Miller Award for Innovation in Protected Area Sustainability for his work on management effectiveness.