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Enviros blast plans for Belarus–Poland border wall through WH-listed Bialowieza ancient forest

WARSAW, Jan 28 (Reuters) - Poland should delay construction of a new barrier through the primeval Bialowieza forest that straddles its border with Belarus until it can prove that it will not harm local wildlife, UNESCO and environmentalists said.

The forest is a World Heritage site and home to the European bison, lynx and other endangered species.

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