Sites State Parties Title Description Category Date updated
Aldabra Atoll
Archipiélago de Revillagigedo
Area de Conservación Guanacaste
Banc d'Arguin National Park
Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System
Brazilian Atlantic Islands: Fernando de Noronha and Atol das Rocas Reserves
Cocos Island National Park
Coiba National Park and its Special Zone of Marine Protection
East Rennell
Everglades National Park
French Austral Lands and Seas
Galápagos Islands
Gough and Inaccessible Islands
Great Barrier Reef
Gulf of Porto: Calanche of Piana, Gulf of Girolata, Scandola Reserve
Ha Long Bay
Heard and McDonald Islands
High Coast / Kvarken Archipelago
Ibiza, Biodiversity and Culture
iSimangaliso Wetland Park
Islands and Protected Areas of the Gulf of California
Kluane / Wrangell-St. Elias / Glacier Bay / Tatshenshini-Alsek
Komodo National Park
Lagoons of New Caledonia: Reef Diversity and Associated Ecosystems
Lord Howe Island Group
Macquarie Island
Malpelo Fauna and Flora Sanctuary
Natural System of Wrangel Island Reserve
New Zealand Sub-Antarctic Islands
Ningaloo Coast
Ogasawara Islands
Papahānaumokuākea
Península Valdés
Phoenix Islands Protected Area
Puerto-Princesa Subterranean River National Park
Rock Islands Southern Lagoon
Sanganeb Marine National Park and Dungonab Bay – Mukkawar Island Marine National Park
Shark Bay, Western Australia
Shiretoko
Sian Ka'an
Socotra Archipelago
St Kilda
Sundarbans National Park
Surtsey
The Sundarbans
Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park
Ujung Kulon National Park
Wadden Sea
West Norwegian Fjords – Geirangerfjord and Nærøyfjord
Whale Sanctuary of El Vizcaino
World Heritage Marine Programme 50 flagship marine protected areas of Outstanding Universal Value: Beacons of Hope In a Changing Ocean Conservation of Natural Sites
Marine & coastal
Natural
2023-02-16 17:50:28.0
Dja Faunal Reserve
Ecosystem and Relict Cultural Landscape of Lopé-Okanda
Ivindo National Park
Sangha Trinational
Cameroon · Central African Republic · Congo · Gabon Central Africa World Heritage Forest Initiative (CAWHFI) Covering an area estimated at 1.62 million km2, the forests of Central Africa are home to vital biodiversity for the planet and play a central role in climate regulation and carbon sequestration. Conservation of Natural Sites
Forests
2022-08-25 16:14:32.0
Corporate sector and the World Heritage ‘no-go’ commitment Corporate sector and the World Heritage ‘no-go’ commitment © Shutterstock / lukaszemanphoto / Destruction of forests Across the extractives, finance, insurance and hydropower sectors, ... Conservation of Natural Sites
Natural
2023-01-25 10:07:34.0
Initiative on Heritage of Religious Interest There exist a great variety of religious and sacred sites that are representative of the different cultures and traditions of the world. Approximately 20 percent of the properties inscribed on the World Heritage ... Conservation of Natural Sites
Forests
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Natural World Heritage The World Heritage Convention is one of the most successful international instruments to protect the most extraordinary natural places on the planet, characterized by their natural beauty or outstanding ... Conservation of Natural Sites
Forests
Marine & coastal
Natural
2023-03-23 19:28:18.0
W-Arly-Pendjari Complex Benin · Burkina Faso · Niger Promoting the sustainable management of the W-Arly-Pendjari Complex Over the past few years, the security situation at the W-Arly-Pendjari Complex has become a major concern as several armed groups have been operating in the region, causing the evacuation of management staff in a ... Conservation of Natural Sites
Natural
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Area de Conservación Guanacaste
Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System
Brazilian Atlantic Islands: Fernando de Noronha and Atol das Rocas Reserves
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Cerrado Protected Areas: Chapada dos Veadeiros and Emas National Parks
Chitwan National Park
Comoé National Park
Dong Phayayen-Khao Yai Forest Complex
Galápagos Islands
Garamba National Park
Gough and Inaccessible Islands
Kahuzi-Biega National Park
Malpelo Fauna and Flora Sanctuary
Manas Wildlife Sanctuary
Manú National Park
Mount Kenya National Park/Natural Forest
Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve
Niokolo-Koba National Park
Okapi Wildlife Reserve
Pantanal Conservation Area
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
Salonga National Park
Sangha Trinational
Selous Game Reserve
Sichuan Giant Panda Sanctuaries - Wolong, Mt Siguniang and Jiajin Mountains
Taï National Park
Talamanca Range-La Amistad Reserves / La Amistad National Park
Tikal National Park
Tropical Rainforest Heritage of Sumatra
Virunga National Park
W-Arly-Pendjari Complex
Argentina · Belize · Benin · Brazil · Cambodia · Cameroon · Chad · China · Colombia · Congo · Costa Rica · Côte d'Ivoire · Democratic Republic of the Congo · Ecuador · Egypt · Ethiopia · Guatemala · India · Indonesia · Kenya · Nepal · Panama · Peru · Romania · Rwanda · Senegal · Thailand · Uganda · United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland · United Republic of Tanzania · Viet Nam Rapid Response Facility (RRF) Rapid Response Facility (RRF) © Oreades The Rapid Response Facility (RRF) is a fund that provides grants to protected areas in the event of a sudden crisis. We mainly finance ... Conservation of Natural Sites 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Dja Faunal Reserve
Ecosystem and Relict Cultural Landscape of Lopé-Okanda
Garamba National Park
Kahuzi-Biega National Park
Okapi Wildlife Reserve
Salonga National Park
Sangha Trinational
Virunga National Park
Cameroon · Central African Republic · Congo · Democratic Republic of the Congo · Gabon Natural World Heritage in the Congo Basin UNESCO has been taking action in the Congo Basin since 2000 in order to improve the conservation and the management of natural World Heritage sites, those already inscribed as well as those which have the potential ... Conservation of Natural Sites
Forests
Natural
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Dja Faunal Reserve
Ecosystem and Relict Cultural Landscape of Lopé-Okanda
Ivindo National Park
Sangha Trinational
Cameroon · Central African Republic · Congo · Gabon CAWHFI component funded by the European Commission (2016-2020) CAWHFI component financed by the European Commission (2016-2020) Between 2016 and 2020, funding from the European Commission enabled CAWHFI to strengthen the monitoring of the TRIDOM and TNS landscapes, an ... Conservation of Natural Sites 2022-06-27 16:09:19.0
“Public works and heritage”. International seminar in Paris, (France) on bridges Connecting river banks and cultures, bridge are a work which has, today, acquired great symbolic value, whether as historical testimony or contemporary creation. Reconstruction of the Mostar Bridge (which is part of ... Conservation of Natural Sites 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
2010 International Year of Biodiversity The United Nations has declared 2010 the International Year of Biodiversity (IYB). The term biodiversity describes the variety of all life and natural processes on Earth, including all living things from microscopic ... Natural 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Historic Centre of Urbino 30th Anniversary of the World Heritage Convention. Urbino workshop (Italy) on “Partnerships for World Heritage ... The Convention Concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage was signed on 16 November 1972. The 30th Anniversary celebrations included the organization of the international conference “World ... Conservation of Natural Sites 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Africa Nature Africa nature: a capacity building program for natural World Heritage in Africa The Africa Nature capacity building program was launched in 2011 to improve management effectiveness at natural World Heritage sites ... Additional Natural Categories
Conservation of Natural Sites
Natural
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Assistance to the project for the creation of a global network of World Heritage forests. Seminar in Nancy, France The objective of this project was to establish a global network of World Heritage forests to assist the World Heritage Forest Programme.In 1998, the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), IUCN and the ... Conservation of Natural Sites
Forests
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Garamba National Park
Kahuzi-Biega National Park
Okapi Wildlife Reserve
Salonga National Park
Virunga National Park
Belgium · Democratic Republic of the Congo · Italy · Spain Biodiversity Conservation in Regions of Armed Conflict: Protecting World Heritage in the Democratic Republic of the ... Biodiversity Conservation in Regions of Armed Conflict: Protecting World Heritage in the Democratic Republic of the Congo Parc national des Virunga © Kim S. Gjerstad A program aimed at ... Conservation of Natural Sites
Forests
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Gunung Mulu National Park
Ha Long Bay
Kinabalu Park
Lake Malawi National Park
Lake Turkana National Parks
Manas Wildlife Sanctuary
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
Puerto-Princesa Subterranean River National Park
Rainforests of the Atsinanana
Simien National Park
Sundarbans National Park
The Sundarbans
Ujung Kulon National Park
W-Arly-Pendjari Complex
Bangladesh · China · Ethiopia · India · Indonesia · Kenya · Madagascar · Malawi · Malaysia · Niger · Philippines · Viet Nam Business Skills for Natural World Heritage Site Managers programme The Business Skills for Natural World Heritage Site Managers programme is a collaboration between international environmental charity Earthwatch, global energy company Shell and the UNESCO World Heritage Centre. The ... Conservation of Natural Sites
Natural
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Dorset and East Devon Coast Case study: Dorset Located on the south coast of the United Kingdom, the nominated site comprises approximately 155km of undeveloped coastline and countryside. The cliff exposures along the Dorset and East Devon coast provide an ... Conservation of Natural Sites 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Galápagos Islands Case study: Galapagos Situated in the Pacific Ocean some 1,000 km from the South American continent, these islands and the surrounding marine reserve have been called a unique 'living museum and showcase of evolution'. Located at the ... Conservation of Natural Sites
Marine & coastal
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Sian Ka'an Case study: Sian Ka'an Located on the east coast of the Yucatán peninsula, this biosphere reserve contains tropical forests, mangroves and marshes, as well as a large marine section intersected by a barrier reef. It provides a habitat for ... Conservation of Natural Sites 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Tongariro National Park Case study: Tongariro In 1993 Tongariro became the first property to be inscribed on the World Heritage List under the revised criteria describing cultural landscapes. The mountains at the heart of the park have cultural and religious ... Conservation of Natural Sites 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park Case study: Tubbataha The Tubbataha Reef Marine Park covers 96.828 ha, including the North and South Atolls. It is a unique example of an atoll reef with a very high density of marine species; the North Islet serving as a nesting site ... Conservation of Natural Sites 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Ujung Kulon National Park Case study: Ujung Kulon This national park, located in the extreme south-western tip of Java on the Sunda shelf, includes the Ujung Kulon peninsula and several offshore islands and encompasses the natural reserve of Krakatoa. In addition ... Conservation of Natural Sites
Marine & coastal
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Galápagos Islands Control and Eradication of Invasives Species:A Necessary Condition for Conserving Endemic Biodiversity of the ... The project was developed in response to the threats resulting from the introduction of alien species and is laying the foundations for the creation of a systematic approach to dealing with alien species in island ... Marine & coastal 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Quebrada de Humahuaca Argentina Disaster Risk Management Plan for Quebrada de Humahuaca This project aims to fund the elaboration of a Risk Management Plan for the property Quebrada de Humahuaca by providing technical support to the State Party of Argentina and to provide specific training to the ... Conservation of Natural Sites 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Okapi Wildlife Reserve Democratic Republic of the Congo Emergency assistance to the Okapi Wildlife Reserve of the Democratic Republic of the Congo The Okapi Wildlife Reserve has been on the World Heritage List since 1996. It occupies about one-fifth of the Ituri forest in the northeast of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, near the borders of Sudan and ... Conservation of Natural Sites
Forests
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Maloti-Drakensberg Park Lesotho · South Africa Engaging local communities in the conservation of the Maloti-Drakensberg Park World Heritage site Local communities and indigenous peoples are, and have been for centuries, the custodians of many World Heritage sites. Launched in the year 2000, the Community Management for Protected Areas Conservation (COMPACT) ... Conservation of Natural Sites 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Engaging Local Communities in the Stewardship of World Heritage (COMPACT) COMPACT Engaging Local Communities in the Stewardship of World Heritage © Local communities and indigenous peoples are, and have been for centuries, the custodians of many World ... Conservation of Natural Sites
Natural
2022-10-19 10:43:48.0
Aldabra Atoll
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Canaima National Park
Chitwan National Park
iSimangaliso Wetland Park
Kaziranga National Park
Keoladeo National Park
Río Plátano Biosphere Reserve
Sangay National Park
Serengeti National Park
Ecuador · Honduras · India · Nepal · Seychelles · South Africa · Uganda · United Republic of Tanzania · Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) Enhancing our Heritage- Monitoring and managing for success in World Natural Heritage sites Enhancing Our Heritage - Monitoring and Managing for Success in World Natural Heritage Sites was a seven-year UNESCO/IUCN project funded by the United Nations Foundation. The project commenced in 2001 and operated ... Conservation of Natural Sites 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Simien National Park Ethiopia Enhancing the implementation capacity of the 1972 Convention at Natural World Heritage sites Ethiopia is among the African countries, which have nine sites inscribed on the World Heritage List. Eight cultural sites and only one natural property, the Simien National Park inscribed in 1978. The Ethiopian ... Conservation of Natural Sites
Natural
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Air and Ténéré Natural Reserves Niger Evaluation Mission of the Air and Ténéré Natural Reserves Objectives The Air and Ténéré Natural Reserves were inscribed on the World Heritage List in 1991 and on the List of World Heritage in Danger in 1992, in particular because of the impact of armed conflict. This ... Conservation of Natural Sites 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Island of Saint-Louis Senegal Preparatory assistance and technical support for the inscription, conservation and management of the Île de ... The France-UNESCO Cooperation Agreement, similar to the technical cooperation provided to the Town of Luang Prabang in the Lao People's Democratic Republic, has provided technical and financial support to national ... Marine & coastal 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Rainforests of the Atsinanana Madagascar Preparatory assistance for inscription of the Rainforests of the Atsinanana, Madagascar The Rainforests of the Atsinanana are predominantly old-growth forests, and, as such, are critically important for the maintenance of ecological processes and the survival of Madagascar’s unique biodiversity. The ... Forests 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Côte d'Ivoire Preparatory assistance for the identification of heritage in Ehotilé Islands National Park, Côte d’Ivoire The Ehotilé Islands National Park is a group of six islands situated along the eastern shoreline of the Côte d’Ivoire that shelters a complex and diverse flora and fauna. It was listed as a Ramsar Site (see the ... Conservation of Natural Sites 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Koutammakou, the Land of the Batammariba Togo Preparatory assistance for the inscription of Koutammakou, the Land of the Batammariba, Togo The Koutammakou landscape in north-eastern Togo, which extends into neighboring Benin, is home to the Batammariba people whose remarkable mud tower-houses have become a symbol of Togo. In this landscape, nature is ... Conservation of Natural Sites 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Central African Republic Preparatory assistance for the inscription of The forest and the residential encampments of the Aka Pygmies of the ... The Aka Pygmies are considered the very first inhabitants of the Central African Republic. They live in the Mongoumba Forest, of Lobaye. A preparatory assistance mission, under the framework of the France-UNESCO ... Conservation of Natural Sites
Forests
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Morocco Preparatory assistance for the inscription of the Southern Oasis of Morocco At the initiative of the Permanent Delegation of Morocco and the “Agence pour la promotion et le développement économique culturel et social des provinces du Sud du Royaume du Maroc” (agency for the economic, ... Conservation of Natural Sites 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Rainforests of the Atsinanana
Royal Hill of Ambohimanga
Tsingy de Bemaraha Strict Nature Reserve
Madagascar Promouvoir le Patrimoine Mondial à Madagascar « Promouvoir le Patrimoine Mondial à Madagascar » est un programme du Centre du patrimoine mondial de l’UNESCO qui a pour finalité la mise en œuvre de la Convention du patrimoine mondial comme outil de conservation ... Conservation of Natural Sites 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary Senegal Protection measures against the impacts of agricultural and agro industrial projects in Djoudj National Bird ... Lately, the Djoudj National Park is subject to discharges of agricultural effluents and proliferation of invasive plants that threaten its natural balance. This situation is notably due to the installation of rice ... Conservation of Natural Sites 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Rapid Response Facility (RRF) Protecting natural World Heritage sites in times of crisis Natural World Heritage sites face many challenges that threaten their existence. They represent a global heritage recognized as being of outstanding universal value, unique and irreplaceable. As the rate of ... Conservation of Natural Sites 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Complex of Hué Monuments Viet Nam Restauration and revitalisation of the Complex of Hué Monuments and historical town, Viet Nam Hué, Viet Nam, is one of the last large fortified citadel cities of south-east Asia which was the imperial capital until 1945. The Complex of Hué Monuments has exceptional architectural and landscape heritage which ... Conservation of Natural Sites 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System Belize Saving nature and livelihoods: Belize The Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System (BBRRS) won its place on the World Heritage List in 1996 as an outstanding natural system, consisting of the largest barrier reef in the northern hemisphere, offshore atolls, ... Conservation of Natural Sites
Natural
2022-12-09 17:06:49.0
From the Great Saltworks of Salins-les-Bains to the Royal Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans, the Production of Open-pan Salt Seminar at the Royal Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans (France) on Tourism and World Heritage Sites An international expert meeting focusing on “Tourism and World Heritage Sites” was held from 6 to 8 March 2008 at the Royal Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans, France. (The Saltwork is part of a property inscribed on the ... Conservation of Natural Sites 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
France · Madagascar Seminar on raising awareness on Global Strategy in the South West islands of the Indian Ocean and Madagascar In 1994, the World Heritage Committee launched the Global Strategy for a representative, balanced and credible World Heritage List. Crucial to the Global Strategy are efforts to encourage the nomination of ... Conservation of Natural Sites 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Shaping the future of climate adaptation through Resilient Reefs Climate change is today the biggest threat to coral reefs. Under a business-as-usual scenario, nearly 90% of the 29 World Heritage-listed coral reefs are expected to severely bleach twice-per-decade by 2040. Marine & coastal 2023-03-22 14:39:16.0
State of conservation Information System Conservation, at the core of the World Heritage Convention Article 4 of the World Heritage Convention refers to the conservation of properties inscribed on the World Heritage List and indicates that “each State ... Conservation of Natural Sites 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
iSimangaliso Wetland Park
Maloti-Drakensberg Park
Lesotho · South Africa Technical assistance for the management of iSimangaliso Wetland Park (South Africa) and Maloti-Drakensberg Park ... The rationale of this project was to provide technical assistance through an advisory mission for the development of management mechanisms and tourism management for two recently inscribed sites, one natural and one ... Conservation of Natural Sites 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Türkiye Technical assistance for the management of the Archaeological Site of Zeugma and its surroundings, Gaziantep, Turkey Zeugma is an ancient city situated on the Euphrates south of Turkey. It is composed of two cities on either side of the Euphrates: Seleucia and Apamea. The construction of a new dam on the Euphrates in Turkey ... Conservation of Natural Sites 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Mountain Railways of India India Technical assistance for the management of the Darjeeling Himalayan Railways, the Mountain Railways of India The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR) was the first of three mountain railways of India to be inscribed on the World Heritage List in 1999. The property was extended in 2005 and 2008 to include two other railroads ... Conservation of Natural Sites 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
TEMATEA Project on Issue-Based Modules for coherent implementation of biodiversity related conventions The TEMATEA Project on Issue-Based Modules supports a better and more coherent national implementation of biodiversity-related conventions following a two-track approach: The Issue-Based Modules are web-based tools ... Additional Natural Categories 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Brazilian Atlantic Islands: Fernando de Noronha and Atol das Rocas Reserves
Gough and Inaccessible Islands
Landscape of the Pico Island Vineyard Culture
Surtsey
Þingvellir National Park
Brazil · Cabo Verde · Iceland · Norway · Portugal · United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland The Mid-Atlantic Ridge The mid ocean ridge systems are the largest geological features on the planet. The Mid-Atlantic Ridge (MAR) is a mostly underwater mountain range in the Atlantic Ocean that runs from 87°N -about 333km south of the ... Additional Natural Categories 2023-01-25 12:06:42.0
National History Park – Citadel, Sans Souci, Ramiers Haiti UNESCO for Haiti Making Culture a Motor for ReconstructionHaiti, the "land of a thousand colours" "Haiti will certainly not die, because its painters started painting again, its poets started creating, its singers composing, its ... Conservation of Natural Sites 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
UNESCO World Heritage Forests UNESCO World Heritage Forests © David Geldhof / Yosemite National Park Forests are some of the most biodiversity-rich habitats on Earth. They play a crucial role in climate regulation ... Conservation of Natural Sites
Forests
2023-02-22 15:29:35.0
World Heritage – Pacific 2009 Programme Despite its extraordinary cultural and biological diversity and richness, the Pacific is the most under-represented sub-region on the World Heritage List. To redress this imbalance, World Heritage Global Strategy ... Conservation of Natural Sites
Forests
Marine & coastal
2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
World Heritage and Biodiversity Biological diversity underpins ecosystem functioning and the provision of ecosystem services essential for human well-being. World Heritage properties are the most outstanding places on the planet and constitute a ... Conservation of Natural Sites
Natural
2022-06-27 16:35:24.0
World Heritage and Extractive Industries Over the years, and based on the many cases which have arisen at natural World Heritage properties, the World Heritage Committee has expressed many times its clear position that that mineral, oil and gas exploration ... Conservation of Natural Sites 2022-06-27 16:19:28.0
World Heritage and Ramsar Convention on Wetlands 64% of the world’s wetlands have disappeared since the beginning of the last century. In most regions across the world, wetlands continue to decline compromising the benefits that wetlands provide to people. ... Conservation of Natural Sites 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Ilulissat Icefjord
Laponian Area
Natural System of Wrangel Island Reserve
Putorana Plateau
Rock Art of Alta
World Heritage and the Arctic The Arctic Ocean urgently needs protection as melting sea ice is opening up previously inaccessible areas to activities such as shipping, bottom trawl fishing and oil exploration, according to a scientific report ... Conservation of Natural Sites 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
World Heritage Biodiversity Programme for India (WHBPI) Will contribute resources towards site management, capacity building, alternative livelihoods for communities, research and fundraising activities. Objectives In April 2004, the World Heritage Centre entered into ... Conservation of Natural Sites 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
World Heritage Centre’s Natural Heritage Strategy In October 2006 the World Heritage Centre published the UNESCO World Heritage Centre's Natural Heritage Strategy, which was endorsed by the World Heritage Committee. The strategy outlines the guiding principles, ... Conservation of Natural Sites 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
World Heritage Fossil Sites Workshop The meeting participants wished to bring to the attention of all relevant organisations and authorities concerned with World Heritage, fossil sites and geological sites the following points and recommendations from ... Natural 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
World Heritage Sites and Biosphere Reserves Sites on the World Heritage List are cultural, natural or mixed properties recognized by the World Heritage Committee has being of outstanding universal value. Biosphere Reserves are areas of terrestrial and ... Conservation of Natural Sites 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Climate Change Marine Marine World Heritage in a Changing Climate © Climate change has become the biggest threat to the conservation of the 50 marine sites on UNESCO’s World Heritage List. Some 70% of these ... Marine & coastal 2022-08-02 15:55:54.0
Marine heritage: Support to the Central Pacific project and support to the World Heritage marine programme The France-UNESCO Cooperation Agreement provided support to the valorisation of the Pacific Marine Heritage and support to the World Heritage Marine Programme. The “Marine heritage project: Central pacific”, on ... Marine & coastal 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Marine Programme: State of Conservation Reporting Marine Programme: State of Conservation Reporting © World Heritage status signifies that a place is unique and irreplaceable. But the recognition comes with responsibilities. As a ... Additional Natural Categories 2022-06-27 16:19:28.0
Marine Programme: World Heritage marine managers World Heritage marine managers Marine Programme Watch © Marine World Heritage managers: A flagship network empowered to transform how we protect The World Heritage List includes 50 ... Marine & coastal 2023-02-16 17:48:43.0
World Heritage in the High Seas World Heritage in the High Seas The world’s ocean areas beyond national jurisdiction span half the globe. Just as on land, the deepest and most remote ocean areas harbour globally unique ecosystems. To ... Marine & coastal 2022-06-27 16:19:28.0
Honduras Activities in Río Plátano Biosphere Reserve Honduras' forest administration (COHDEFOR) and local NGOs, such as MOPAWI, are seeking sustainable alternatives for the Río Plátano Biosphere Reserve. The most important remaining strand of humid tropical forest in ... Forests 2022-03-05 14:47:16.0
Activities in Sian Ka'an At Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve in Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula, reserve staff and local partners, such as Amigos de Sian Ka'an, are developing strategies to mitigate the pressures from mass tourism on the site's ... Forests 2022-03-05 14:47:37.0
Tikal National Park Guatemala Activities in Tikal National Park At Tikal National Park in Guatemala, the Institute of Anthropology and History, part of the culture ministry, is working to protect one of the world's most important ancient Mayan sites and part of the largest ... Conservation of Natural Sites
Forests
2022-03-05 14:47:48.0
Komodo National Park
Ujung Kulon National Park
Indonesia Activities in Ujung Kulon National Park and Komodo National Park, Indonesia At Ujung Kulon National Park Indonesia's Forestry Department and local NGOs are working on strategies to help poor local communities benefit from their natural resources in a more sustainable way. Ujung Kulon houses ... Conservation of Natural Sites 2022-03-05 14:48:32.0
Ichkeul National Park Tunisia - Development of an emergency plan for the safeguard of the Ichkeul National Park The program consists first in organizing a study preparatory workshop in order to elaborate the strategy that should lead to a sustainable use of the water resources of the Ichkeul National Park, then in monitoring ... Conservation of Natural Sites 2022-03-02 22:45:56.0
Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park Philippines Philippines - Embedment Mooring System For Tubbataha World Heritage Site Rationale: Tubbataha is a no-take area and the only activities allowed are tourism, which generates funds for conservation, and research. Since the late 1970s, when dive tourism "discovered" Tubbataha, boat ... Conservation of Natural Sites 2022-03-02 22:48:50.0
Aldabra Atoll
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Kinabalu Park
Puerto-Princesa Subterranean River National Park
Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park
Ujung Kulon National Park
Vallée de Mai Nature Reserve
Indonesia · Malaysia · Philippines · Seychelles · Uganda Business Planning for World Heritage Site Managers - a Toolkit This project focused on strengthening the business planning capacity of non-profit organisations (government agencies, NGOs) charged with the responsibility for the management and protection of natural World ... Conservation of Natural Sites 2022-03-02 22:51:18.0
Venice and its Lagoon Italy International Safeguarding Campaign of the City of Venice (1966, Italy) Venice, with its surrounding lagoon, is unique. In this city on the water, where the idea of terra firma is meaningless, a thousand years has seen the creation of an extraordinary museum of architecture. But this ... Conservation of Natural Sites 2022-03-02 22:51:55.0
Patrimoine mondial naturel d'Afrique centrale Dans le cadre de l'Initiative pour le patrimoine mondial forestier d'Afrique centrale (CAWHFI), le Centre du patrimoine mondial de l'UNESCO a organisé un atelier qui visait à identifier et à caractériser, parmi les ... Conservation of Natural Sites
Forests
2022-03-21 14:21:50.0
International Year of Biodiversity Travelling Exhibition UNESCO, in collaboration with the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), the Global Environment Facility (GEF), the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and Centre Sciences, Orléans - a ... Natural 2022-03-05 14:19:29.0
Cocos Island National Park
Coiba National Park and its Special Zone of Marine Protection
Galápagos Islands
Colombia · Costa Rica · Ecuador · Panama Eastern Tropical Pacific Seascape Project This 3-year project by UNESCO World Heritage Centre and Conservation International, and with financing from the UN Foundation and Global Conservation Fund, calls for the promotion of long-term management and ... Marine & coastal 2022-06-27 16:43:25.0
Whale Sanctuary of El Vizcaino Mexico Activities in Whale Sanctuary of El Vizcaino El Vizcaino Biosphere Reserve in Baja California, Mexico, is focusing on developing locally based ecotourism to address threats to the coastal lagoons, which shelter the gray whale, harbour seal, California sea ... Conservation of Natural Sites 2022-03-02 23:42:49.0