Jul 11 2019
Bohai Bay is situated in the largest intertidal wetland system in the world and one of the most biologically diverse and, until now, the most threatened stopover site for migratory shorebirds in the East Asian Australasian Flyway..
img: WHS Yancheng
The World Heritage Committee decided to inscribe the Migratory Bird Sanctuaries along the Coast of the Yellow Sea-Bohai Gulf of China (Phase I) into the World Heritage List, at the 43rd session of the World Heritage Convention. This adds China’s total World Heritage sites to 54, which is the highest number of world heritage sites in the world.
img: Chen Guoyuan
The nomination was supported by the Australian Government and accepted by all representatives.
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