Protected Area (3)



                 Puerto Rico

             Protected Area  


A protected area is attached to other protected area(s) and/or places : they define a set of interdependent places in which some protected areas are instruments of members of the set. Change(s) in the  structure and/or function of one member of the set will affect other(s). No protected areas can be isolated or unconnected from its surroundings and/or other protected areas or places (2, 11).


    02   R. D. SACK. 1999. A Sketch of a Geographic Theory of Morality, Ann. of the Ass. of Am. Geog. 89(1) 26-44.
    11   R. T. T. FORMAN. 1995. Land Mosaics. The Ecology of Landscapes and Regions. CUP, Cambridge (Eng).

European Society for Environmental History


    1st International Conference

    5th-9th September 2001, StAndrews, Scotland