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  • Removing World Heritage by request?

    Posted 5/09/2013 by Kate Loynes
    Image: Area of Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area, with the latest extension in orange. Parliamentary Library.
    Last week the Coalition announced that, if elected, it would seek to have the recently approved extension of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area removed. Can a World Heritage Area be delisted by request? Extending the Tasmanian WildernessThe recent extension to the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area (TWWHA) was approved by the World Heritage Committee in June this year. It adds 172,276 hectares to the northern and eastern boundaries of the Area, increasing the TWWHA by 12 per cent... Read more...

    TAGS: forestry, Tasmania, world heritage

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