Australia’s Proposal to Strip Rainforest of Heritage Status is Rejected by the UN

June 25, 2014 by  
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Environmentalists everywhere (not to mention the planet itself) must be giving a huge sigh of relief today, because the UN has rejected a bid by Australia to revoke the heritage status of Tasmania’s rainforest. Australia wants to start logging in one of the last temperate rain forests on the planet, known as the Tasmanian Wilderness, which was added to the World Heritage List over 30 years ago. But the UN, after hearing arguments from both sides, unanimously decided to protect the fragile ecosystem. Read the rest of Australia’s Proposal to Strip Rainforest of Heritage Status is Rejected by the UN Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Australian Heritage Site , Australian Rainforest , Australian Wilderness , Heritage Protected Site , Protecting Tasmanian Heritage Site , Protecting Tasmanian Wilderness , tasmania , Tasmania Heritage Protected Site , Tasmanian rainforest , Tasmanian Wilderness , UN Heritage Site , UN Protects Australian Rainforest , UN protects rainforest , UN protects Tasmanian Rainforest , UN Rainforest

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