National Parks Beyond the Nation: Global Perspectives on "America's Best Idea"
Williams, Terry Tempest. The Hour of Land: a Personal Topography of America's National Parks
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The National Parks: America's Best Idea
A website of the Convention on Biological Diversity with good links to other organizations and projects.
A UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre site with access to the World Database of Protected Areas.
World Commission on Protected Areas
A project of the World Conservation Union (IUCN). The website has full text of documents and other publications.