Galapagos Iguana, World Heritage Site
In the News: UNESCO's World Heritage List includes 49 marine sites recognized as irreplaceable sources of life and inspiration. Managers from the 49 sites are concluding a five day meeting with experts and leading conservationists in the Galapagos Islands. The goal of the conference was to: "chart a sustainable path forward for the world’s most iconic marine protected areas." About this photo: Galapagos land Iguanas.  Photo credit: Ben eBaker / Flickr (CC BY-SA 2.0)

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