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Mining, logging threaten World Heritage Sites

Industrialactivities such as mining and logging threaten almost half of the world's natural World Heritage Sites, from Australia's Great Barrier Reef to the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu in Peru. A total of 114 World Heritage Sites out of 229 ..., 1 day ago
Manas introduces bikes for guards Times of India, 6 days ago

Island boy's presentation at World...

Inspired by the vision and views of Islands Lt. Governor articulated on the eve of World Heritage Day here at Raj Niwas, Isles young and promising Architect, Ankur Podder, made his mark through an impressive presentation at the prestigious World ...
 The Echo Of India2 days ago EU and UNESCO to initiate new world heritage routes  Slovak Spectator2 days ago World - Visiting Greenland's UNESCO World Heritage Site, Ilulissat Icefjord with 50 Degrees Norh  E-Servicis.com2 days ago India's vanishing heritage  Meri News2 days ago

Palmyra Retains Authenticity Despite Destruction by Daesh - UNESCO

PARIS (Sputnik) A team ofUNESCO experts, including Director ofHeritage Division and the World Heritage Center Mechtild Roessler, conducted their assessment mission onApril 24-26 escorted byUN security forces. They inspected Palmyra's museum and ...
 Sputnik3 days ago Palmyra heritage site retains 'authenticity' despite Islamic State destruction, UNESCO experts say  ABC Radio Australia3 days ago Unesco: Significant damage to Palmyra, but integrity intact  Gulf Times2 days ago Palmyra has "maintained its integrity and authenticity"  United Nations Multimedia3 days ago

NEW YORK, 28th April, 2016 (WAM) The United ...

16-04-28 Headed by the Director of UNESCO's World Heritage Centre, the mission, from 24 to 26 April, inspected both Palmyra's museum and archaeological site, taking stock of considerable damage to the museum, where they found that most of the ...
 Federation of Arab News Agencies2 days ago Govs behind majority of bombings in 2015: Research  CNBC3 days ago UNESCO assesses damages to Syria's world heritage site days ago UNESCO team assesses damages to Syria's Palmyra world heritage site  United Nations3 days ago

BJP pins Majuli blame on govt

The BJP today blamed Dispur for not being able to nominate Majuli for inclusion in the Unesco's World Heritage Site list for 2016-17. Assam BJP spokesperson Pabitra Margherita said the Centre had, in February 2015, intimated the Assam government about ...
 The Telegraph3 days ago SSA rejuvenates boksto 6 UNESCO heritage site in vilnius, lithuania  Designboom5 days ago Hope rekindles for Majuli to make it to famed UNESCO Heritage Site list  United News of India1 week ago
Japan Times

Tomioka Silk Mill tours using smart glasses to look back in time

MAEBASHI The Tomioka Silk Mill, a UNESCO World Heritage site, rolled out a new tour this month featuring smart glasses technology. Visitors to the Gunma Prefecture landmark can wear the devices at seven locations, including the cocoon warehouses ...
 Japan Times2 days ago Tomioka Silk Mill introduces tour using smart glasses tech  Equities.com4 days ago

Australia - Budj Bim in Victoria another step closer to UNESCO World Heritage listing

Over-the-Top and Under the Sea: Dubai Unveils 'Floating Seahorse' Villas Courtesy Kleindienst Group Plans for the villas were first released last year—and now a prototype has been built. Dubai has never been...shall we say,understated: The ...
 E-Servicis.com3 days ago World Heritage Listing For Budj Bim Another Step Closer  Premier of Victoria4 days ago Budj Bim in Victoria another step closer to UNESCO World Heritage listing  Travel and Tour World3 days ago World - Budj Bim in Victoria another step closer to UNESCO World Heritage listing  E-Servicis.com3 days ago
Malaysia MSN

Discovering Malacca city, Malaysia

Malacca is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Malaysia and in 2008, UNESCO listed it as a World Heritage site. Dubbed The Historic State, Malacca is located in the southern region of the Malay Peninsula, next to the Straits of ...
 Dang Cong San4 days ago Climate change: Malaysia takes lead in cutting carbon  Yahoo! UK and Ireland1 week ago Malaysia's Melaka shows the way in going green  Al Jazeera1 week ago
Times of India

Ahmedabad's heritage warrior is a Jain Sadhvi

AHMEDABAD: A Jain nun in Chaumukhini Pol in the walled city - central to Ahmedabad's nomination as World Heritage City by Unesco - is scripting a courageous campaign against illegal construction. Her fight is against the powerful building mafia ...
 Times of India1 week ago Divine hands set Ahmedabad's foundation  Times of India2 months ago Ahmedabad celebrates its 605th birthday  Times of India2 months ago

Worth Millions Dead, Another Rhino Becomes Target Of Poachers In Kaziranga

In the early hours on Sunday, a female rhino was shot by poachers at Assam's Kaziranga National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site and home to the world's biggest population of the one horned rhino. Her horn, a prized commodity allegedly worth millions of ...
 NDTV2 weeks ago Assam: Third rhino found killed in Kaziranga this year  DNA2 months ago
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