Khao Yai recommendation

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2 years 4 months ago - 2 years 3 months ago #3834 by Paul T
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IUCN recommendation on Khao Yai - oh dear................... not enough being done.... more needed if Thailand wants to keep World Heritage status


whc.unesco.org/en/soc/3467

"Decides to inscribe Dong Phayayen-Khao Yai Forest Complex (Thailand) on the List of World Heritage in Danger;"


en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_World_Heritage_in_Danger

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2 years 4 months ago #3835 by onflipflops
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Certainly not wrong if Thailand gets some more pressure to set the right priorities.
What exactly does the IUCN believe is lacking?
I can make my own list with complaints, haha but I am wondering what they think.
And does anyone know approximately how much financial support comes with the status of a World Heritage site?

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2 years 4 months ago #3836 by onflipflops
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Sorry I first should have clicked the link before asking ;-)

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2 years 3 months ago - 2 years 3 months ago #3901 by Paul T
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Seems that Thailand successfully convinced the WHC to NOT put DPYKY on the "in danger list" as per the IUCN recommendation, arguing that real progress had already been made on some of the issues and that more progress was to come.

The sessions are being broadcast live at whc.unesco.org/en/sessions/40COM/ and

Kaeng Krachan will be heard late this afternoon/early evening (Thai time Friday 15th July) (ADD - which probably might not happen now as theres an attempted coup in Turkey where the meeting is taking place)

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