Protected Areas

Programa Global de Áreas Protegidas de la UICN y

Comisión Mundial de Áreas Protegidas de la UICN

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  • Booted Eagle Booted Eagle Photo: Shouf Biosphere Reserve

    The wonders of Shouf Biosphere Reserve, Lebanon


    In July 2005, UNESCO declared the Shouf Cedar Nature Reserve a ‘Biosphere Reserve’ with an area of approximately 50,000 hectares - or 5% of the total area of Lebanon.

  • Amazon Photo: Sergio Garrido

    Fragments of Extinction - a hidden breath of our protected planet


    Fragments of Extinction, a long-term environmental sound-art and science dissemination project, was hosted at the IUCN World Conservation Congress 2016 in Hawai‘i at the Protected Planet pavilion. The project records 24-hour sound portraits of the oldest...

  • IUCN Green List logo Photo: IUCN

    IUCN Green List gets a new logo!


    The new IUCN Green List logo is the graphic identifier for the IUCN Green List of Protected and Conserved Areas (the ‘IUCN Green List’) programme, which implements a new global standard for protected areas in the 21st Century.



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