2022-04-25

Formally recognised as the planet’s most significant protected areas, World Heritage sites are regularly assessed and monitored, enabling valuable data to be gathered on a range of factors including protection and management. Assessing all sites listed for their natural values, the IUCN World

2021-10-28
La toute première étude scientifique portant sur les niveaux de dioxyde de carbone émis et absorbé par les forêts du patrimoine mondial de l’UNESCO a révélé qu’au cours des 20 dernières années au moins dix sites majeurs ont été des sources d’émissions nettes de CO2. Autrement dit, ces forêts ont émis plus de CO2 qu’elles n’en ont absorbé, en raison de la pression exercée par l'activité humaine et le changement climatique.
2021-08-19
Participez aux sessions sur l’Horizon du patrimoine mondial de l'UICN lors du plus grand événement de conservation au monde, qui se déroulera en ligne et à Marseille du 3 au 11 septembre 2021.
2020-12-17
A two part online live event presenting fresh results from the IUCN World Heritage Outlook 3
2020-12-10
What is the IUCN World Heritage Outlook and how useful do people find it? Find out what others are saying about IUCN's flagship product on natural World Heritage.
2020-11-19
Join us on Tuesday 8 December for this online live event presenting fresh results from the IUCN World Heritage Outlook 3. Two sessions will be held to cater for different time zones.
2020-09-02
A new paper indicates that impacts on natural World Heritage sites from invasive alien species, such as house mice, Argentine ants and rainbow trout, may be greater than previously assessed.
2019-10-31
As the global conservation community rallies around a common ambition – to assess the level of achievement of Aichi Targets and define the post-2020 agenda for biodiversity – the IUCN World Heritage Outlook emerges as a useful indicator of the effectiveness of protected areas.
2019-07-04

L’Union internationale pour la conservation de la nature (UICN) s’apprête à rassembler les contributions d’experts à travers le monde afin de mener un nouveau cycle d’évaluations pour l’Horizon du patrimoine mondial de l’UICN 3. Ce rapport phare de l’UICN sur le patrimoine mondial naturel sera

2017-11-13
The number of natural World Heritage sites threatened by climate change has grown from 35 to 62 in just three years, with climate change being the fastest growing threat they face, according to a report released today by IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature, at the UN climate change conference in Bonn, Germany.