Carpathian Beech Primeval Forests mark 10 years as UNESCO site; Slovak Spectator

Slovak – Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and the Ancient Beech Forests of Germany

The primeval forests in the Poloniny National Park were inscribed on the List of the Biggest UNESCO World Heritage – of the most important global cultural and natural monuments – ten years ago.

The inscription, initiated by the joint nomination of Slovakia and Ukraine, took place on June 28, 2007, in Christchurch, New Zealand, the TASR newswire wrote.

Four localities of beech primeval forests – National Natural Reserves: Stužica, Havešová, Rožok and Vihorlat – had been prepared by the Environment Ministry and the Technical University in Zvolen which specialises in forestry for seven years, the TASR newswire wrote.

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