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The Protected Areas Benefits Assessment Tool, A methodology

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This document is a tool to assess overall benefits provided by protected areas (PAs). The tool provides a series of datasheets to gather PA's background information and to identify values provided by PAs such as food, water, culture and spirit, health and recreation, knowledge, environmental benefits and materials. Additionally, the tool provides recommendations on how to fill out the assessment datasheets.