Marine World Heritage Sites in the Arab States - Factsheet

Marine ecosystems are among the largest of Earth's aquatic ecosystems. They include oceans, salt marshes, inter-tidal ecosystems, estuaries, lagoons, mangroves, coral reefs and the deep sea marine environment. 

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Managing Natural World Heritage - Resource Manual

This Resource Manual has a specific purpose: helping to manage natural values  within World Heritage properties. As such it is aimed at natural and mixed World Heritage properties as well as cultural landscapes (inscribed under...

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Managing Disaster Risks for World Heritage - Resource Manual

Since the World Heritage Convention was adopted in 1972, the World Heritage List has continually evolved and is growing steadily. With this growth, a critical need has emerged for guidance for States Parties on the implementation of...

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Managing Cultural World Heritage - Resource Manual

Since the World Heritage Convention was adopted in 1972, the World Heritage List has continually evolved and is growing steadily. With this growth, a critical need has emerged for guidance for States Parties on the implementation of...

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Desert World Heritage in the Arab States Factsheet

Deserts have spectacular arid or semi-arid landforms. They cover about one third of the land surface and occur in every continent around the world. They are areas where severe shortage of moisture and occasional rainfall result in a lack...

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Basic Texts of the 1972 World Heritage Convention

CONVENTION CONCERNING THE PROTECTION OF THE WORLD CULTURAL AND NATURAL HERITAGE The General Conference of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization meeting in Paris from 17 October to 21 November 1972, at its seventeenth session. Noting...

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The First Regional Red List Assessment of Selected Species in the Kingdom of Bahrain

The regional assessment of the Kingdom of Bahrain is considered the first of its kind to assess the current status of selected species using the guidelines and techniques adopted by the International Union for Conservation...

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ARC-WH Annual Report 2015

Annual Report 2015. 

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ARC-WH Annual Report 2015

The Annual Report for 2014. 

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Wintering Waterbirds in the Kingdom of Bahrain

From 16 – 22 of January, 2018,  fieldwork was carried out in Bahrain that targeted  and acquired a better understanding of the status and numbers of the Waterbirds across different types of wetlands in the Kingdom...

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