News Ticker:

U.S. Quietly Removes 17 Sites From UN Biosphere Reserve Network

The U.S. removed the following sites from the biosphere reserve program:

 

  • Aleutian Islands National Wildlife Refuge – US Fish & Wildlife Service
  • Beaver Creek Experimental Watershed – US Forest Service
  • California Coast Ranges – University of California Natural Reserve System
  • Carolinian South-Atlantic – Non-Game and Heritage Trust (South Carolina)
  • Central Plains Experimental Range – USDA Agricultural Research Service
  • Coram Experimental Forest – US Forest Service
  • Desert Experimental Range – US Forest Service
  • Fraser Experimental Forest – US Forest Service
  • H.J. Andrews Experimental Forest – US Forest Service / Oregon State University
  • Hubbard Brook – US Forest Service
  • Konza Prairie Research Natural Area – Kansas State University
  • Land Between the Lakes – US Forest Service
  • Niwot Ridge Mountain Research Station – University of Colorado
  • Noatak National Preserve – National Park Service
  • Stanislas-Tuolumne Experimental Forest – US Forest Service
  • Three Sisters Wilderness – US Forest Service
  • Virgin Islands – National Park Service

Source: U.S. Quietly Removes 17 Sites From UN Biosphere Reserve Network

Some in other countries were added. Read more about that here: http://en.unesco.org/news/23-new-sites-added-unesco-s-world-network-biosphere-reserves

Why would the USA do this? Probably because of meme about American land grabs. God forbid we have lands and parks set aside for everyone to enjoy.

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