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Eight New Natural Wonders Inscribed on World Heritage List

Eight New Natural Wonders Inscribed on World Heritage List

QUEBEC CITY, Canada, July 8, 2008 (ENS) – Eight new natural sites were added to the World Heritage List today by the UNESCO World Heritage Committee meeting in Quebec City. The new sites include the Socotra Archipelago in Yemen, Canada’s Joggins Fossil Cliffs, the French Lagoons of New Caledonia, Saryarka in Northern Kazakhstan, Mount Sanqingshan…

UNESCO Natural World Heritage Sites Face More Threats

UNESCO Natural World Heritage Sites Face More Threats

QUEBEC CITY, Canada, June 30, 2008 (ENS) – The World Heritage Committee will consider the requests made by governments for inscription of 13 new natural sites on UNESCO’s World Heritage List when it meets here Wednesday for its annual session. During this year’s meeting, hosted by Canada to coincide with the 400th anniversary of the…