Natural World Heritage sites include iconic places such as the Great Barrier Reef, Yellowstone, the Galápagos Islands and Kilimanjaro, and are recognised as the world's most significant protected areas.
Enrolment is now open for the first World Heritage Leadership course, which will focus on “Addressing Nature-Culture Interlinkages in Managing World Heritage Sites”. It is organised by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and the...
The majority of natural World Heritage sites are under increasing pressure from human activities, according to a new analysis quantifying for the first time changes in human footprint and forest loss in over 100 terrestrial natural World Heritage sites.
The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) is reviewing nine World Heritage nominations with natural criteria, including two extensions and seven new sites, which are proposed for 2017. The IUCN World Heritage Panel gathered in December in...
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