World Heritage Twenty Years Later: Based on Papers Presented at the World Heritage and Other Workshops Held During the IVth World Congress on National Parks and Protected Areas, Caracas, Venezuela, February 1992

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IUCN, 1992 - 191 pages
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And conclusions of the workshop on the World Heritage Convention held during the IV World Congress on National Parks and Protected Areas, Caracas, Venezuela, February 1992 / Hemanta Mishra and N. Ishwaran -- From strength to strength : World Heritage in its 20th year / Jim Thorsell -- World Heritage at risk / James R. Paine -- The World Heritage Convention and protected landscapes / Michael Beresford and P.H.C. Lucas -- Wood Buffalo World Heritage Site : threats and possible solutions / Kevin McNamee -- Kluane and Wrangell-St Elias national parks : joint management of North America's largest wilderness / Michael Fay -- Charting a course for a greater Yellowstone tomorrow / Dennis Click -- Colombian-Panamanian border national parks in Darién / Dilver Octavio Pintor Peralta -- Public participation in the management of Huascarán World Heritage Site / Miriam Torres Angeles -- Scientific research in Bialowieza World Heritage Site / Czeslaw Okolow -- Buffer zone management in Sinharaja World Heritage Forest / H.M. Bandaratillake -- Environmental impacts of back-country tourism on three sides of Everest / Alton C. Byers and Kamal Banskota -- Sociocultural impacts of mountain tourism on Nepal's Sagarmatha (Everest) World Heritage Site : implications for sustainable tourism / David W. Robinson -- Manas : World Heritage in danger? / Sanjoy Deb Roy -- The effects of war on World Heritage sites and protected areas in Ethiopia / Tadesse Gebre-Michael, Tesfaye Hundessa and Jesse C. Hillman -- The International Foundation of the Banc d'Arguin / Luc Hoffman and Pierre Campredon -- Ngorongoro : striking a balance between conservation and development / Scott L. Perkin and Paul J. Mshanga -- Monitoring the environmental impacts of tourism on the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Site / Simon Woodley -- Tourism development and Te Wahipounamu / Bruce Watson -- Application of the World Heritage Convention to Antarctica and the islands of the Southern Ocean / Paul Dingwall.

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Page 8 - UNCTAD United Nations Conference on Trade and Development UNDP United Nations Development Programme UNEP United Nations Environment Programme UNESCO United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization...
Page 37 - To maintain nationally significant natural landscapes which are characteristic of the harmonious interaction of man and land while providing opportunities for public enjoyment through recreation and tourism within the normal life style and economic activity of these areas.
Page 169 - It also meets the criteria for selection and management as a Biosphere Reserve (Category IX), although it has not been formally proposed or established as one. The Reef was inscribed on the World Heritage List in 1981 as a natural site (Category X).
Page 9 - World Congress on National Parks and Protected Areas held in Caracas, Venezuela, in 1992.
Page 41 - ... sites: works of man or the combined works of nature and of man, and areas including archaeological sites which are of outstanding universal value from the historical, aesthetic, ethnological or anthropological points of view.
Page 2 - Movement - translates into a practical aim to establish links between development and the environment that will provide a lasting improvement in the quality of life for people all over the world. The...
Page 2 - CNPPA is the leading international scientific and technical body concerned with the selection, establishment and management of national parks and other protected areas.
Page 191 - Clark, MR and Dingwall, PR (1985). Conservation of islands in the Southern Ocean: a review of the protected areas of Insulantarctica.
Page 191 - Molloy, LF and Dingwall, PR 1990. World Heritage Values of New Zealand Islands. In: Towns, DR et al. (Eds), Ecological Restoration of New Zealand Islands. Conservation Sciences Publication No. 2. Department of Conservation, Wellington, New Zealand.
Page 2 - ... to represent their views on the world stage and to provide them with the concepts, strategies and technical support they need to achieve their goals. Through its six Commissions, IUCN draws together over 5000 expert volunteers in project teams and action groups. A central secretariat coordinates the IUCN Programme and leads initiatives on the conservation and sustainable use of the world's biological diversity and the management of habitats and natural resources, as well as providing a range...

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