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South Africa's first world heritage site - the Greater St Lucia Wetlands Park - is in danger of being destroyed.
Tuesday, 12 June 2007 09:54 Written by Administrator
Five more land claims in the 220 000 ha Greater St Lucia Wetland Park have been settled after extensive negotiations with affected communities. The historic signing of agreements took place today at Mnqobokazi near the uMkhuze Game Reserve section of the Park which became South Africaâ€™s first World Heritage Site in 1999. At the time the Park was a 100 percent under claim. Todayâ€™s agreements bring settlement of claims to 75 percent of the 220 000ha Park..