“Leninskie Stolbi” in UNESCO Preliminary Record
Natural Park is not only beautiful and scientifically important but also qualifiedly governed and local population takes the role in its preservation
YAKUTSK. 14 October. VOSTOK-MEDIA. Yakutskiy National Natural Park “Leninskie Stolbi” is enlisted in Preliminary List of UNESCO Heritage. Russia declared “Leninskie Stolbi” as a unique natural object in the list of UNESCO Heraitage.
In September UNESCO expert, project manager of Program on Preserved Territories, David Shepard came to Yakutsk. He said that enlisting of “Leninskie Stolbi” at the UNESCO record complies with all 4 requirements. It is unique objects representing stages of the Earth evolution, ecological and biological processes, significant from the esthetic point of view and important as a preservation object of endemic flora and fauna.
Final decision of giving a status of UNESCO heritage object will be taken at the session of Universal Heritage UNESCO Committee in Seville, Spain, 2009.
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