Case of the Korean Demilitarized Zone

Case of the Korean Demilitarized Zone

A Statement on Transboundary Conservation for Biodiversity and Peace endorsed by the participants of the International Symposium on Biodiversity Conservation and Peace Building in the Korean DMZ, CBD COP 12, Pyeongchang, Republic of Korea, 8 October 2014. Click here.

Brady, L.M. 2008. Life in the DMZ: turning a diplomatic failure into an environmental success. Diplomatic History (Malden, MA, USA) 32(4):585-611.

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Hayes P. and Cavazos R. 2013. An Ecological Framework for Promoting Inter-Korean Cooperation and Nuclear Free Future: a DMZ Peace Park, NAPSNet Special Reports, August 27.Click here.

Hayes, P., 2010. Sustainable Security in the Korean Peninsula: Envisioning a Northeast Asian Biodiversity Corridor 朝鮮半島における持続可能な安全確保−− 東北アジア生物多様性維持の回廊を考える. The Asia-Pacific Journal Japan Focus Volume, 8(41). Click here.

Healy, H. 2007. Korean demilitarized zone: peace and nature park. International Journal on World Peace (St Paul, MN, USA) 24(4):61-83.

IUCN. 2014. Transboundary conservation helping promote peace and cooperation Click here.

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Kim, K.C. 2007. Preserving Korea's demilitarized corridor for conservation: a green approach to conflict resolution. In: Ali, S.H. (ed.). Peace parks: conservation and conflict resolution. Cambridge, MA, USA: MIT Press, 406 pp: pp 239-259 + passim 343-377.

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Shin, Y., 2007. A Critical Review of Peace Park Tourism Planning and Development in the Border Region. Tourism and Hospitality Planning & Development, 4(2), pp.111-120.

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Shore, W.B. 2004. Sanctuary for nature and the dead: preserving the Korean Demilitarized Zone. World Watch (Washington) 17(6):32-35.

Smith, G. and Rosenbaum, A., 2004. The Case for an Ecotourism Peace Park and Cultural Heritage Corridor in the Korean Demilitarized Zone.Ecotourism: Management and Assessment.

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Walters, T. 2014. Hope for Conservation and Peace in the Korean Demilitarized Zone. Click here.

Westing, A.H. 1998-1999. A transfrontier reserve for peace and nature on the Korean peninsula. International Environmental Affairs (Hanover, NH, USA) 10(1):8-17. in: Environmental Awareness (Baroda, India) 23(3):85-99. 2000.

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윤이숙, 2012. Korean DMZ Conservation. 자연자원의 보전과 현명한 이용에 관한 세미나, pp.158-169. Click here.

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