Paris, 26 October 2016 – Extractives and large dams are among the biggest threats to natural World Heritage sites, including iconic places such as Virunga National Park, Iguaçu and the Sundarbans. This is a conclusion of the World Heritage Committee meeting, following recommendations by the International Union of Conservation of Nature (IUCN). The meeting closed today in UNESCO’s headquarters in Paris.
We have lost one of the great architects of protected areas world-wide. After a short illness, Larry Hamilton died on 6 October near his home in Vermont. His beloved wife, Linda, was with him. By Adrian Phillips.*
El Congreso Nacional de Cambio Climático se realizó en Quetzaltenango, Guatemala, albergando a más de 700 personas, entre ellas representantes del Sector Gubernamental, no Gubernamental, Sector Privado y representantes de sociedad civil entre otros.