Beech Forests (France)

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Ancient and Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and Other Regions of Europe - extension (France) is part of the Tentative list of France in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List. It is a proposed extension of Primeval Beech Forests WHS. This site (or parts of it) has already been inscribed under Causses and CĂ©vennes WHS.

The Ancient and Primeval Beech Forests of Europe represents relatively undisturbed beech forests across a variety of biogeographical areas in Europe. The French part of this extension includes eight protected areas under different environmental and climatic conditions: locations near the Atlantic coast, in the Ile-de-France region, areas with a Mediterranean climate, and mountain forests in the Pyrenees and the Alpine region.

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The coordinates shown for all tentative sites were produced as a community effort. They are not official and may change on inscription.

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Full Name
Ancient and Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and Other Regions of Europe - extension (France)
Country
France
Added
2019
Nominated for
2021
Extension of
Primeval Beech Forests WHS
Type
Natural
Link
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2019 Added to Tentative List

The site has 8 locations

Ancient and Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and Other Regions of Europe - extension (France): Aigoual biological strict reserves (T)
Ancient and Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and Other Regions of Europe - extension (France): Chapitre- Petit-Buech biological strict reserve (T)
Ancient and Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and Other Regions of Europe - extension (France): Fontainebleau biological strict reserves cluster (T)
Ancient and Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and Other Regions of Europe - extension (France): Massane and Moixoses reserves (T)
Ancient and Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and Other Regions of Europe - extension (France): Py-Pas de Rotja national natural reserve (T)
Ancient and Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and Other Regions of Europe - extension (France): Sainte-Baume biological strict reserve (T)
Ancient and Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and Other Regions of Europe - extension (France): Saint-Pe-de-Bigorre biological strict reserve (T)
Ancient and Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and Other Regions of Europe - extension (France): Sylve d'Argenson biological strict (T)

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