Dams are one of the key aggravators in this case, but some of the ecological processes extend far beyond them. Defining the critical issues regarding the Grand Canyon helps to clarify the appropriate boundaries.
The Gouritz area of South Africa’s Cape Floristic Region contains government owned nature conservation areas. By using a broader area to focus the conservation corridor project, they can more effectively capture the landscape, livelihood and biological diversity valued in this region. The project’s boundaries emerged from many sources of knowledge and evolved throughout the project.