Eight new natural wonders
Eight new natural wonders, have been added to the WorldHeritage List.
The Joggins Fossil Cliffs in Canada have provided fossils of Earth's first reptiles.
China's Mount Sanqingshan National Park is renowned for its natural beauty.
The Lagoons of New Caledonia, France feature are "free-standing" in the ocean and encircle the island.
Surtsey, a small island that formed of the coast of Iceland in the 1960s, is a model for plant and animal colonization.
The Saryarka, which features pristine steppe and lakes in the northern region of Kazakhstan is a key site for migrating birds.
Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve (Mexico)is created mainly to to Protect Monarch Butterfly Wintering Habitat in Mexico.
The Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona is an important geological site in understanding mountain building.
Socotra Archipelago, Yemen features an astounding array of biodiversity, both on land and in the water.