Among the most diverse places on Earth, Key Biodiversity Areas (KBAs) contribute significantly to the planet’s biodiversity and overall health. These sites have proven to be a key tool for guiding decisions on conservation and sustainable management.
Page | 16 Jun, 2022
This project has been instrumental in increasing awareness and understanding of the full range of direct and indirect benefits that local, national and global communities can receive from natural World Heritage sites.
Page | 04 Feb, 2022
IUCN is the official advisor on nature under the World Heritage Convention. Natural World Heritage sites are recognised as the most significant protected areas. They provide life-supporting benefits to people and the planet, yet face increasing threats. Our ability to secure the highest quality…
Press release | 19 May, 2021
Press release | 28 Apr, 2021
Gland, Switzerland, 28 April 2021 (IUCN) – Countries where natural resources such as agricultural land and water become scarce or degraded tend to be more conflict-prone, a new IUCN report finds. The report concludes that conserving and sustainably managing natural resources…