A decrease in legal restrictions on the number, magnitude, or extent of human activities within a protected area (i.e. legal authorisation for increased human use).
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References & Websites
- Mascia, M. B. & Pailler, S. (2010). Protected area downgrading, dowsizing and degazettement (PADDD) and its conservation implications. Conservation Letters 4: 9-20