The Natural Heritage of the World: A Journey through UNESCO Heritage-Listed National Parks, Protected Areas and Biosphere Reserves


The rugged fjords of Norway and the Arctic expanse of Lapland, the magnificent national parks of North America, the Amazon rainforests, the rich wildlife reserves of East Africa and the mesmerising marine and fossil areas of Australia... The last remaining animal paradises on Earth, magnificent geological formations and outstanding natural landscapes are a unique treasure and are now under the protection of the world community. Since1972 when UNESCO passed the 'Convention concerning the protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage' in Paris, 229 areas of natural beauty have been inscribed on the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites, with 32 world sites featuring in both the Cultural and Natural read more

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ISBN:

9781741175011

Format:

Hardback

Pages:

456

Dimensions:

29cm x 23cm

RRP:

$59.99

Category:

Guides , Lifestyle

Publisher:

Explore Australia

Published:

17 October 2016

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Kunth Verlag