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Białowieża Forest, Poland-Belarus - 2016 IUCN advisory mission
Kraków, Poland, 05 July 2017 (IUCN) – The UNESCO World Heritage Committee has adopted a decision today urging Poland to immediately halt all logging...
IUCN is expected to carry out a mission to assess whether the site’s unique values, which include intact ecological processes, are at risk.  Poland has been requested to submit a report on the...
Białowieża Forest, Poland
An IUCN advisory mission was invited by the State Party of Poland to the Białowieża Forest this month to develop recommendations regarding how the...
Covering an area of over 141,000 hectares and stretching across the border between Poland and Belarus, the Białowieża Forest World Heritage site may be threatened by a tripling of the logging limit...
Bialowieza Forest, Poland and Belarus
The World Heritage Committee has requested Poland to submit, by February 2017, an evaluation of impacts of forest management within Bialowieza Forest...
“IUCN’s recent mission is a crucial step towards defining future action to support Bialowieza’s conservation,” says Cyril Kormos, Vice Chair for World Heritage at IUCN’s World Commission on Protected...
BalkaNatureNet
During the weekend of Earth Day 2017 celebrations, over 80 individuals  gathered in a four-day Forum and launched the BalkaNatureNet, set up to...
The idea behind the project was born as a result of over 10 years of successful cooperation and is based on the alumni of three training programmes (NatuRegio), but welcomes other experts working in...
Carpathian forest, Poland
Poland’s biodiversity is among the richest in Europe. Its transitional climate which is influenced by oceanic and continental air masses, its...
There is a very good level of knowledge about the biodiversity of Poland. It is estimated that the number of species in the country totals around 63,000, of which 28,000 species are plants and fungi...
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