Here are video testimonials explaining the value of protected areas around the world, and the timeliness of this book.  

Penny Figgis – Comments on the great value and timeliness of this E-Book

Dr. Graeme Worboys is the book's Editor and the Principal Author of four of its chapters: Chapter 2: Concept, purpose and challenges; Chapter 3:  Earth’s natural heritage; Chapter 8: Managing protected areas;   Chapter 27:  Managing incidents

Nigel Crawhall is the Principal Author of Chapter 5, Societal influences and global change

Sue Stolton is the Principal Author of Chapter 6, Benefits

Eduard Muller is the Principal Author of Chapter 9, Capacity Building

Dr. Vinod Mathur is the Principal Author of Chapter 17, Managing Threats

Dr. Dan Laffoley is the Principal Author of Chapter 21, Managing marine protected areas

Dr. Marc Hockings is the Principal Author of Chapter 30, Evaluating management effectiveness; The Green List