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National Obligations and UNESCO World Heritage Sites

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By Laurie Milne in the group AU Anthropology Interest Group July 5, 2019 - 9:06am

While having a site named to the World Heritage List is an honor for any country  this designation also comes with obligations.   The impact of oil sands projects in northern Alberta, as well as the effects of BC Hydro's Site C development on the Peace River are causing concerns due to their negative impacts on Wood Buffalo National Park, a UNESCO protected region. 

https://flipboard.com/@globeandmail/unesco-gives-canada-new-deadline-to-preserve-wood-buffalo-national-park/a-ZnUIvGo7QP-QyAXDF5MSwA%3Aa%3A729020400-7c9c4728a5/theglobeandmail.com

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AU Anthropology Interest Group

AU Anthropology Interest Group

A group for those interested in socio-cultural anthropology, archaeology, biological anthropology, and linguistic anthropology