All mention of Australia has been removed from an international report on climate change on the grounds that it would damage tourism. Here's the evidence.
Bushfires are threatening Tasmania's World Heritage area and ancient plants, warning us of a possible future under climate change.
In the past few years, many South Africans have come to associate Heritage Day with a good opportunity to have a barbeque, known locally as a braai. But the day is meant for so much more than that.
From the unique dwellings of Omigachi in Japan to the ruined temples of Angkor, Cambodia, UNESCO status brings great value. Here's why Edinburgh needs to take its status more seriously.
Whether it's on the official "in danger" list or not, the Great Barrier Reef is clearly under threat. UNESCO has placed its faith in Australia, but without urgent action the problems will not go away.
UNESCO's World Heritage Committee has spared Australia's blushes by opting not to list the Great Barrier Reef as 'in danger'. But it has also demanded that Australia make good on its plans to save it.
Africa is losing rich heritage and historical structures through conflict.
The United Nations is set to decide whether to add the Great Barrier Reef to the List of World Heritage in Danger. But what is the list, and what does it mean for the places that are on it?
Edinburgh, recently voted fourth-most-beautiful city in the world, is one of many having problems with the coveted UNESCO status. It's time for change.