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