A longbill snipe on the shore at Seocheon, part of a new Unesco World Heritage site comprising four tidal flats in South Korea. Photo: Shutterstock A longbill snipe on the shore at Seocheon, part of a new Unesco World Heritage site comprising four tidal flats in South Korea. Photo: Shutterstock
A longbill snipe on the shore at Seocheon, part of a new Unesco World Heritage site comprising four tidal flats in South Korea. Photo: Shutterstock

Three East Asian sites added to Unesco World Heritage list for their natural value and their diversity of rare and endangered animal and plant species

  • Four areas of Korean tidal flats, mountain forests in Thailand, and rainforests on four subtropical islands near Okinawa have made the World Heritage list
  • They were all nominated for their natural value, and all play host to threatened species, some of which are unique to the areas

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A longbill snipe on the shore at Seocheon, part of a new Unesco World Heritage site comprising four tidal flats in South Korea. Photo: Shutterstock A longbill snipe on the shore at Seocheon, part of a new Unesco World Heritage site comprising four tidal flats in South Korea. Photo: Shutterstock
A longbill snipe on the shore at Seocheon, part of a new Unesco World Heritage site comprising four tidal flats in South Korea. Photo: Shutterstock
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