Join the IUCN World Conservation Debate

Every quarter we feature an article on a key conservation issue and open up to comments from our broad audience. We hope you will take part in the discussion - your opinion matters.


What future for world heritage? Join the debate Photo: Dennis Kjellqvist

Mid-life crisis or life just beginning?
The World Heritage Convention approaches 40

June 2011. Some say life begins at 40. The World Heritage Convention is one year away from its big birthday, but its critics argue the time is ripe for it to retire. Olivia Pasini investigates for World Conservation Debates. Read the article and post your comments >>

Nature - to die for?
How to protect the people protecting nature

April 2011. The first article in the World Conservation Debate series looked at what's needed to safeguard the people working on the frontline of nature conservation.

We've had a great response from readers giving their opinions through more than 80 comments. We'll prepare a summary of the discussion and post it here shortly. Read the article >>


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