Presenting environment and human development issues in the area, as defined in the WWF action plan for the Caucasus ecoregion.
The collection Caucasus ecoregion - environment and human development issues presents 18 new maps and graphics. These have been prepared to support and enhance the transboundary and sub-regional cooperation in the mountain ecoregion of the Caucasus in the field of conservation, management and sustainable development.
The illustrations present a number of concerns related to the eco-region protection. The Caucasus eco-region includes six countries - Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Iran, Russian and Turkey - and follows the eco-region definition prepared by WWF in their action plan for Caucasus.
Themes represented in the maps include:
- Poverty and demographics
- Roads, railroads, shipping, pipelines and other infrastructure
- Conservation and ecological characteristics
- Water management
Please see the collection Caucasus ecoregion - environment and human development issues for more information and full graphics.