World Heritage

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “World Heritage” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
Please visit our theme and region pages for more specific information.

Dong Phayayen-Khao Yai Forest Complex, Thailand
Project title: Dong Phayayen-Khao Yai World Heritage Site Location: Dong Phayayen-Khao Yai World Heritage Site, Thailand Duration: 2013 – 2016 Project background: The Dong Phayayen...
Mistaken Point, Canada
Canada’s Mistaken Point was inscribed as natural World Heritage following the advice of IUCN, for its outstanding fossil records showing the...
Archipiélago de Revillagigedo, Mexico
As advised by the IUCN, the advisory body on nature to the World Heritage, Archipiélago de Revillagigedo in Mexico has been inscribed on the World...
Jeffrey Lee, Djok Senior Traditional Owner
Park Ranger and Djok Senior Traditional owner of Koongarra land Kakadu National Park, Australia Recognised in plenary at the IUCN World Parks Congress in Sydney for his determination to protect...
Five outstanding individuals in three natural World Heritage sites have been shortlisted as Heritage Heroes for their exceptional work in protecting...
 
  Project title: Kaeng Krachan Forest Complex: Engaging local communities in participatory management processes and benefit sharing. Location: Kaeng Krachan Forest Complex, Thailand....
Catalysing knowledge into action Created in 2010, SOS – Save Our Species is a joint initiative of IUCN, the Global Environment Facility and the World Bank and supported by other donors. Its...
TABE’A Programme Manager Haifaa joined IUCN in July 2007, progressing to become the Protected Areas programme assistant in IUCN West Asia, and has been the main focal point for IUCN’s work on...
World Heritage Leadership is funded by Norway as a partnership project between IUCN and ICCROM, two advisory bodies on natural and cultural World Heritage respectively. It aims to build the...
Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
The World Heritage Convention is one of the most important global conservation instruments Created in 1972, the primary mission of the Convention is to identify and protect the world's natural and...
IUCN’s World Heritage Outlook is the first global assessment of natural World Heritage. By assessing every natural site on the World Heritage List, it recognises success and supports the role of...
Las Vueltas, Costa Rica
Regional Office for Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean San Jose, Costa Rica Ph: ++ (506) 2283 8449 Fax: ++ (506) 2283 8472 Email: ormacc@iucn.org

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