World’s Natural Heritage in Pictures

Every year, the World Heritage Committee inscribes new World Natural Heritage sites. This year 21 were selected — 15 of which are cultural, 5 natural and one “mixed” (i.e., both natural and cultural).


Carol is a journalist with a green heart who believes that presenting information in a positive and accessible manner is essential to activating more people to join the search for equitable and sustainable solutions to global problems. A native of Montreal, Canada, she joined the UNU communications team in 2008 while living in Tokyo and, after relocating to Vancouver, continued to telecommute to Our World as writer/editor through 2015.