Daintree Rainforest

Daintree Rainforest in Australia is the oldest tropical rainforest in the world. It is a UNESCO world heritage site estimated to be around 180 million years old. It borders the Great Barrier Reef and is famous for its ancient ecosystem.
Eastern Kuku Yalanji people are to take up the ownership of this national park along with Cedar Bay (Ngalba Bulal), Black Mountain (Kalkajaka) and Hope Islands national parks. These together cover 160,000 hectares of land. The agreement aims to give formal recognition of the ownership right and cultural heritage of Easter Kuku Yalanji people.


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