Logging in the ancient Białowieża forest—despite World Heritage status
The World Heritage Committee annually compiles a list of World Heritage Sites in Danger from either human or natural action. But this case in Poland has the Polish government’s environmental minister requesting delisting of this important forest in order to continue logging, which environmental activists claim is in violation of the management procedures for natural sites listed on the World Heritage List.
By EurActiv with Agence France-Presse
June 22, 2017