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Robertson, A., Jarvis, A., Mendelsohn, J. and Swart, R. 2012. Namibia's Coast: Figure 52 Conservation areas in: Namibia's Coast: Ocean Riches and Desert Treasures. Directorate of Environmental Affairs, Ministry of Environment and Tourism, Namibia


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Much of the norhtern coastal area adjoins conservancies and a tourism concession, creating a massive area managed for conservation. While residents of conservancies and the concession benefit from wildlife and tourism, few people obtain any value from the formally protected area.

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The map also shows the extent of a propose linear, contigous Namib-Skeleton Coast National Park which will create a massive area under conservation management. This will include the Iona National Park in Angola, the Richtersveld National Park in South Africa, while also linking to the newly established Marine Protected Area off the southern coast of Namibia.

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