News and events

Pedro Rosabal, Oficial Senior de Áreas Protegidas, UICN.

Novedades de la Reunión de Comité de Patrimonio Mundial

Entrevista a Pedro Rosabal, Oficial Senior de Áreas Protegidas de la UICN, quien explica cómo afecta la crisis económica mundial a las áreas protegidas y comenta sobre los temas que se tratan en la Reunión del Comité de Patrimonio Mundial, Sevilla, 2009. …

25 Jun 2009 | Video

Allen Putney, Comisión Mundial de Áreas Protegidas, UICN.

La Convención de Patrimonio Mundial necesita un cambio

Entrevista a Allen Putney, Vicepresidente de Patrimonio Mundial de Comisión Mundial de Áreas Protegidas de la UICN, quien reflexiona sobre la efectividad la Convención de Patrimonio Mundial y sugiere fortalecer la efectividad de manejo de los sitios de importancia mundial que ya existen, más que en la nominación de nuevos. …

25 Jun 2009 | Video

Galápagos, Ecuador

Trece sitios de patrimonio mundial permanecerán en la Lista en Peligro

Trece Sitios de Patrimonio Mundial, que incluyen a las Islas Galápagos, continuarán en la Lista de Patrimonio Mundial en Peligro, por recomendación de la UICN. …

25 Jun 2009 | News story

A Sally lightfoot crab on Bartolome Island, Galapagos, Ecuador

Thirteen World Heritage Sites stay on Danger List

Thirteen natural World Heritage Sites, including the Galapagos Islands, will stay on the List of World Heritage in Danger, following the advice of IUCN. …

25 Jun 2009 | News story

Fishes in the Barrier Reef World Heritage Site, Belize

Get latest on natural World Heritage Sites from IUCN

The latest sites to be added to the UNESCO World Heritage List will be announced at the World Heritage Committee, held in Seville, Spain, from June 22-30. After a long period of work by the countries nominating the sites, and over a year of rigorous evaluations, IUCN, which is the independent advisory body on natural sites, will present its recommendations to the Committee for new natural World Heritage sites. …

22 Jun 2009 | News story

The Lagoons of New Caledonia, France

Maritime momentum

The world is awash with conventions and agreements that are supposed to conserve our oceans but none are achieving the right results—reversing the multiple threats that are ruining the health of our marine environment. …

21 Jun 2009 | News story

Kilimanjaro National Park

Even volcanoes have rights

Volcanoes are perhaps the best known and most spectacular of the earth's geological features and the importance of some as outstanding earth-science features are recognized in their status as natural World Heritage sites. …

16 Jun 2009 | News story

Bengal Tiger being Released into the wild from a boat in the Sundarbans