A look at the newly added cultural and natural heritage sites – from Italy to India.
GABON: Ivindo Park listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, what is at stake?; Boris Ngounou; Afrik 21
The joy of the Gabonese authorities following the inscription, on July 28th, 2021, of the Ivindo National Park on the UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation) World Heritage List is still perceptible. This recognition, the second of its kind in Gabon, does not entitle the park to funding, but it is an important asset for ecotourism and the protection of biodiversity.
To help protect natural and cultural wonders around the world, 37 locations were added to UNESCO World Heritage sites this week.
Gabon’s Ivindo National Park was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site on in recognition of the nation’s success in defending biodiversity.
Elephants go hungry as climate crisis causes Africa’s largest rainforest to ‘wither and die’; Arjun Neil Alim; Independent
Rising temperatures and depleted rainfall causes ‘massive collapse’ in vital food source for animals in Gabon…