UN honours "Forest Heroes"

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Forest Heroes

Eight people, including an oyster fisherman from Japan, two American school girls, and a married activist couple murdered in Brazil, have been recognized by the United Nations for their efforts to protect the world's forests.

They were named as Forest Heroes at a ceremony in New York on Thursday marking the end of the International Year of Forests. Dianne Penn reports.

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