Trump Removed the Only Native American Member From the Cultural Property Advisory Committee
An Obama-appointed Native American woman was replaced last week by an attorney who has worked closely with Trump.
Rising Sea Levels Are a Threat to World Heritage Sites
New research finds that rising sea levels due to climate change will put dozens of World Heritage Sites in the Mediterranean region at increased risk of flooding and erosion—threats many of the sites are already facing.
Viewfinder: Environmental Protesters Demonstrate in Bulgaria
Environmentalists attend a demonstration on January 11th, 2018, in Sofia, Bulgaria, to protest recent changes in the management plan of the country's Pirin National Park.
Our History With Tropical Rainforests Goes Far Deeper Than We Originally Thought
There's a growing body of evidence that humans have been modifying tropical forests for over 40,000 years. What can this history teach modern conservationists?
How the World Heritage Convention Could Save More Wilderness
The International Union for the Conservation of Nature has released a study showing that 1.8 percent of wilderness areas are covered under World Heritage protection—and how much more can be done.