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For certification under this Standard, areas of native
vegetation cannot have been cleared or converted into agricultural
areas, or used for industrial or other commercial purposes, after
2008, in particular the following:
• Primary Forests (for instance, rainforests);
• Riparian Vegetation;
• Wetlands;
• Swamps;
• Floodplains;
• Steep slopes;
• High above-ground carbon stocks, and
• Other as defined by the High Conservation Values Resource
Network (HCV 1 to 6).