Protecting the South—Promoting the North? World Natural Heritage Status in the Global North and South

@inproceedings{Conradin2015ProtectingTS,
  title={Protecting the South—Promoting the North? World Natural Heritage Status in the Global North and South},
  author={Katharina Conradin and Urs Wiesmann},
  year={2015}
}
Since the World Heritage (WH) Convention was established in 1972, many sites have attained this prestigious conservation label. Today, World Natural Heritage (WNH) status is no longer only about conservation, but raises additional expectations in regard to tourism and regional development. Yet on a global scale, little is known about the effects of having WNH status. This article presents the results of a global survey carried out in 2012 of more than 60% of all WNH sites, and reveals… CONTINUE READING