Category: Gabon

GABON: Ivindo Park listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, what is at stake?; Boris Ngounou; Afrik 21

Photo: Afrik21

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.

Source: GABON: Ivindo Park listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, what is at stake? | Afrik 21

37 New UNESCO World Heritage Sites Have Been Announced; David Johnstone; Men’s Journal

Photo: Lee White

To help protect natural and cultural wonders around the world, 37 locations were added to UNESCO World Heritage sites this week.

Source: 37 New UNESCO World Heritage Sites Have Been Announced

UNESCO awards Gabon’s Ivindo park World Heritage status; AFP

Photo: Aspinall Foundation

Gabon’s Ivindo National Park was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site on in recognition of the nation’s success in defending biodiversity.

Source: UNESCO awards Gabon’s Ivindo park World Heritage status

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…

Source: Elephants go hungry as climate crisis causes Africa’s largest rainforest to ‘wither and die’

UNESCO, Africa and China agree on projects to safeguard World Heritage in Africa; Unesco

Source: UNESCO, Africa and China agree on projects to safeguard World Heritage in Africa

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