The web site for one of the World Heritage Advisory Bodies, the World Conservation Union (IUCN), regularly updates news on IUCN's work on protected areas.

Recent features include:

  • Guidelines for Planning and Managing Mountain Protected Areas;
  • A mission to the Volcanoes of Kamchatka World Heritage Site in the Russian Federation;
  • Establishment of a Global network on Transboundary Protected Areas;
  • Report from the meeting on transboundary conservation in La Maddalena, Sardinia.
Information on these news stories and more can be found on the following web site: http://www.iucn.org/themes/wcpa