A biodiverse ecosystem with massive annual wildlife migrations, a huge intact caldera, and important hominid fossil finds.
Four islands with subtropical rainforests that support a range of endemic species.
An enormous cave system containing intricate rock formations that demonstrate. millions of years of geological processes.
A fjord in Greenland where a very active glacier called Sermeq Kujalleq calves enormous icebergs into the sea: a breathtaking sight.
An area of dramatic mountainous scenery, dense forests, glacial lakes and deep canyons.
A large and beautiful park containing mountains, old-growth forests, temperate rainforests and beaches.
A large protected area of great scenic beauty and species diversity.
A unique island of sand dunes and rainforest.
A desert landscape known for its beauty as well as its archeological importance.
Two Baja California lagoons used by gray whales for giving birth and mating.
An area of astounding biodiversity, best known for its mountain gorilla population.
An ancient site of great historical and cultural significance to indigenous Polynesians.
A large Amazonian forest with unusual rock formations and ancient rock paintings.
A site containing fossils of the earliest complex organisms, marking an important turning point in evolutionary history.
Beautiful and ancient rainforests that are home to a diversity of species.
A vibrant city nestled between lush mountains and the sea.
A beautiful high-elevation natural area known for its colorful ponds and waterfalls.
A picturesque little village surrounded by a breathtaking mountainous landscape.
A vast wilderness area of great natural beauty with mountains, fjords, sounds, rainforests, glaciers, and a range of fauna and flora.
A vast area of tropical rainforest, home to a huge diversity of plant and animal species.
Mount Fuji and numerous natural and religious sites related to its spiritual importance.
A stunning landscape of granite pinnacles in a nature reserve protecting endemic species.
An enormous biologically-diverse coral reef along Australia’s east coast.
Several nature reserves that are home to a huge diversity of flora, representing species important to the evolution of plant life.
A breathtakingly beautiful landscape of mountains, lakes and agriculture.
A coastline with 185 million years of interesting rock formations, invaluable for our understanding of geology and related sciences.
Seven parks encompassing all the grandeur of the Canadian Rockies with magnificent mountain scenery.
Stunning waterfalls and lakes formed by natural tufa barriers.
Four Indian Ocean islands with extraordinary biodiversity and distinct endemic species.
A protected natural wilderness area that is essential for birds migrating between Africa and Europe and for other species.
Three national parks that protect a wide range of endemic flora and fauna, including endangered species.
A vast nature preserve hosting many species that once roamed North America, as well as a large number of active geothermal sites.
An isolated island of dramatic landscapes: a nature sanctuary, with ample evidence of human fortitude in such a remote spot.
Old-growth laurel forests, important for hydrological balance and biodiversity.