Tag: AU – Wet Tropics of Queensland

Meet the indigenous owners of Daintree, the world’s oldest tropical rainforest; Steven Scott; iNews

After the Australian government returned the land to the Kuku Yalanji people, Steven Scott delves into its cultural heritage

Source: Meet the indigenous owners of Daintree, the world’s oldest tropical rainforest

World’s Oldest Tropical Rainforest Handed Back To Original Indigenous Custodians; Henrietta McFarlane; Impakter 

Photo: Impakter

In a historic deal, the Unesco World heritage site, the Daintree Rainforest, located on the northeast coast of Queensland in Australia, has been returned to Indigenous landowners.

Source: World’s Oldest Tropical Rainforest Handed Back To Original Indigenous Custodians 

A historic rainforest and other lands have been returned to Indigenous Australians; Jaclyn Diaz; Boise State Public Radio

Photo: Boise State Public Radio

The Queensland government agreed to return more than 160,000 hectares of land, including the historic Daintree National Park, to the Eastern Kuku Yalanji community.

Source: A historic rainforest and other lands have been returned to Indigenous Australians

The Wet Tropics’ wildlife is celebrated worldwide. Its cultural heritage? Not so much; Barry Hunter, Alice Buhrich, Asa Ferrier, Gerry Turpin & Patrick Roberts; Conversation

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Australians should see the rainforest as a cultural landscape – one that has been managed and maintained by people, rather than just a relic unchanged since the dinosaurs.

Source: The Wet Tropics’ wildlife is celebrated worldwide. Its cultural heritage? Not so much

What to expect on Intrepid’s Daintree Retreat in Far North Queensland; Yvette Thompson; Intrepid Travel

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What Is The Oldest Forest In The World?; John Misachi; World Atlas

Daintree, located in Australia, is considered the oldest forest in the world. Discover some interesting facts about this forest in this article.

Source: What Is The Oldest Forest In The World?

13 Things You Have To Do In Cape Tribulation; Danielle Norton; Australian Traveller

Source: 13 Things You Have To Do In Cape Tribulation

How to Explore the World’s Oldest Rain Forest; Celeste Mitchell; Afar

Australia – Wet Tropics of Queensland

The world’s oldest rainforest is Daintree in Queensland, Australia, and it’s several million years older than the Amazon. Here’s how to explore it.

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Australia: The Jungle Book; Neena Bhandari; Khaleej Times

Relive a magical green tale in the rainforests of Cairns…

Source: Australia: The Jungle Book

Discovering Queensland’s World Heritage-listed wonders; Roz Fisher; Northwest Star

FROM the minute you round the bend and catch a glimpse of the Daintree River, you know you are about to enter a very different world.

Source: Discovering Queensland’s World Heritage-listed wonders

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