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Canada | UNESCO wraps up mission to judge whether WH-listed Wood Buffalo NP should be on danger list

UNESCO is wrapping up a second reactive monitoring mission to Wood Buffalo National Park to see if Canada’s largest national park should go on the list of World Heritage Sites in Danger.

Representatives of UNESCO’s World Heritage Centre arrived at the park, which straddles the Northwest Territories and Alberta, Aug. 18 and finish their mission Aug. 26. They’re meeting with Parks Canada along with Indigenous nations and communities, non-governmental organizations, Environment and Climate Change Canada and the governments of Alberta, British Columbia and the Northwest Territories.

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