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World natural heritage status being sought for Bunaken
Added: 2009-09-11 14:39:42


North Sulawesi`s `Bunaken` National Marine Park in Manado waters where the `Sail Bunaken` festival is being held with hundreds of yachts and warships from many countries taking part, is being proposed for recognition as a World Natural Heritage.

“Many countries have suggested that we propose the inclusion of the Bunaken National Marine Park (TNL) in the World Natural Heritage list.

Indonesia has submitted its proposal and is doing its best to have the park with its uniqueness recognized as one of the world natural heritages,” Director General of Maritime and Fisheries Supervision affairs Aji Sularso said.

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China ready to enter mountain lakes in World Heritage List
Added: 2009-09-11 14:14:51


China is preparing to enter four mountain lakes in the country’s northwestern Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in the World Heritage List, a Chinese researcher confirmed Tuesday.
The lakes would be entered as a single unit on the list.
It will be the Xinjiang region’s first entry on the World Heritage List of United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) if the nomination is accepted, said Yang Zhaoping of the Xinjiang Institute of Ecology and Geography of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).

Tianchi Lake. Picture from travelandtourismnews.com