Mining threats on the rise in World Heritage sites

27 June 2011 | IUCN statement Paris, France, 23 June, 2011 (IUCN) – Extractive industries and governments that licence their activities should commit to stopping all mining and oil/gas exploration and exploitation activities that could damage World Heritage Sites, says the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). IUCN, the advisory body to UNESCO on… Read More