Improving The Management Of Large Protected Wetlands: Learning The Lessons From The Donana Nature Reserves.
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L. Santamaria & J.M. Amezaga
The Donana National Park (Guadalquivir estuary, SW Spain) enjoys international credit as a major wintering and stopover area for a wide array of migratory birds. However, the Park suffers from ever-increasing degradation caused by its position in a heavily used area and the concurrent inadequacy of the Park's management practices. In this paper, we analyse the water use structure and its associated decision-making network for the Guadalquivir watershed. Current fragmentation in both the praxis and the conceptualisation of water use and