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Poland Approves Large-Scale Logging in Europe's Last Primeval Forest (March 2016)
Environment  (tags: Poland, Bialowieza woodlands, Europe, UNESCO, World Heritage site, 20, 000 animal species, large-scale logging )

- 154 days ago -
Greenpeace accuses government of ignoring scientists over fate of Bialowieza Forest, home to 20,000 animal species and Europe's largest trees in last remaining lowland. *English & ** Polish petitions: * **
The Great Barrier Reef - Petition
Environment  (tags: petition, the great barrier reef, coal port, world heritage site )

- 615 days ago -
If we do not draw the line now, one of our most iconic marine World Heritage sites habitats will become a dumping ground and shipping superhighway. Join the over 90,000 supporters to reach 100,000 signatures.
Zambian Copper Mine Threatens World Heritage Site in Africa - Via Mail & Guardian
Environment  (tags: Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Mining Industry, Elephants, Endangered Species, National Park, World Heritage Site, Environment, Habitat destruction, Wildlife )

- 673 days ago -
Zambia's high court is to decide on issuing a licence for a copper mine in a game reserve, the Lower Zambezi National Park, bordering Zimbabwe's Mana Pools World Heritage Site. This area is an important elephant corridor and home to endangered species.
Former Great Barrier Reef Authority Director Slams Current Management - Via Northern Star Australia
Environment  (tags: Australia, Great Barrier Reef, World Heritage Site, Marine Environment, Habitat Destruction, Endangered Species, Coral, Aquatic Animals, Suffering, Extinction, Sustainability, Ethics )

- 799 days ago -
A former Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority director, Jon Day, has claimed Australian authorities are failing to protect one of the world's greatest natural wonders, by planning to dredge and dump 'sea spoil' at Abbot Point, Coral Sea, Australia.
Keep Tasmanian Forests Protected - Via GetUp!, The Wilderness Society, Environment Tasmania (Global Petition)
Environment  (tags: Environment, Habitat destruction, World Heritage Site, Government, Tasmania, Forests, Trees, Nature, Petition to sign )

- 986 days ago -
The Abbott Government is seeking to have the protection stripped for critical areas of Tasmania's spectacular ancient forests - which were officially protected with World Heritage status in June 2013 - and open up 74,000 hectares for logging.
Island Fears Over 'Trawler Rats' - Scotland
Environment  (tags: scotland, st. kilda, trawler, wreck, vermin, national trust, world heritage site, wildlife, endangered )

- 3188 days ago -
Fears have been voice that the trawler which ran aground on St Kilda on Friday could threaten rare sea birds on the World Heritage Site. Force 11 gales have dispersed fuel from the vessel's tanks but the National Trust for Scotland fears it is any rats

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