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Another own goal on the Great Barrier Reef
Sydney Morning Herald

Another own goal on the Great Barrier Reef

When the federal Environment Department was shown a draft United Nations report examining how UNESCO World Heritage sites are increasingly threatened by climate change, its response was extraordinary. The report contained "nothing new" according to ... Sydney Morning Herald, 1 day ago
Changing climate threatens World Heritage, tourism sites Homeland Security News Wire, 15 hours ago

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Union of Concerned Scientists

Climate change, tourism and the Great Barrier Reef: what we know

The removal of an entire section on the Great Barrier Reef from an international report on World Heritage and climate change has been justified by the Australian government because of the impact on tourism. Perception is everything when it comes ...
 EGlobal Travel Media1 day ago Mass coral bleaching casts shadow on future of Great Barrier Reef  AlertNet1 day ago Australia's censorship Unesco climate report a Shakespearean tragedy  EnvironmentGuru.com23 hours ago UNESCO climate change report lead author disappointed Australian content removed  ABC Online4 days ago
Times of India

Maha govt to seek UNESCO heritage site tag for forts

Pune, May 28 (PTI) With a view to bring the history of Maratha Empire before the world and boost tourism, the Maharashtra government is planning to seek UNESCO world heritage site status for the forts in the state, a minister said here today. "A ...
 Press Trust of India3 days ago Will Pune forts make the UNESCO cut?  Times of India20 hours ago Fishing for forts heritage tag  Pune Mirror2 days ago Maharashtra govt to seek UNESCO heritage site tag for Shivaji's forts  DeshGujarat3 days ago
Kenya News Agency

Human activities threaten Kenya's UNESCO sites

Kenya National Commission for UNESCO has warned that destructive human activities pose a major threat to the existing world heritage sites in the country. Dr. Evangeline Njoka, the Secretary General (SG) for the UNESCO commission in Kenya, said that ...
 Kenya News Agency1 day ago World Heritage Sites set for promotion  Kenya News Agency5 days ago Call to protect heritage sites  Kenya News Agency6 days ago
Himalayan times

The abode of men

If you want to visit Mount Athos — a Unesco World Heritage Site — the first step is to submit a copy of your passport to the Mount Athos Pilgrims Bureau. Each day, 100 Orthodox and 10 non-Orthodox male pilgrims are admitted for a three-night ...
 The Statesman2 days ago Çatalhöyük drawing world's attention to Anatolia  Turkish Daily3 days ago Build your own Philippine heritage site using paper craft  Manila Times3 days ago Edinburgh world heritage site 'worth up to £1.4bn'  STV.tv5 days ago
Hindustan Times

Ayutthaya: A heritage site reminiscent of the diplomatic hub it once was

The sheer splendour of Ayutthaya, a Unesco World Heritage Site about 80 kilometres from Thailand's capital Bangkok, makes one forget that it is a balmy May afternoon. Founded in 1350, Ayutthaya was the second capital of the Siamese kingdom. It ...
 Hindustan Times1 week ago Ayutthaya: A heritage site  Day After India1 week ago Ayutthaya: Once a diplomatic hub, now a heritage site  Yahoo! India1 week ago
Washington Post

World Heritage Sites, including Statue of Liberty, threatened by climate change, UNESCO says

The catastrophes seem like the stuff Roland Emmerich's dreamsare made of: In the United States, Yellowstone National Park morphs from thick woods to sparser brushland in the aftermath of frequent and furious forest fires. In Italy, Venice sinks ...
 Washington Post4 days ago One Of America's Greatest Symbols Faces A Huge Threat From Climate Change  Elite Daily3 days ago Statue of Liberty washed away. A sunken Venice. New climate change report suggests it's possible.  Miami Herald3 days ago
The Pew Charitable Trusts

Pew Applauds Decision to Recommend Pimachiowin Aki as World Heritage Site

/CNW/ -- The Pew Charitable Trusts praised the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and the International Commission on Monuments and Sites today for their recommendation to inscribe Manitoba's Pimachiowin Aki site on the World ...
 Bloomberg3 days ago

Tasmanian forests axed from UN report

THE FEDERAL government has had the nation axed from a UNESCO report on climate change and world heritage sites. Every reference to Australia has been scrapped from the final version of the 87-page report, which detailed the impact of global ...
 Northern Territory News4 days ago Australia axed from UN report  Perth Now4 days ago

UNESCO Addition of Le Corbusier's architectural work to World Heritage list (26.05.16)

Seven countries (Argentina, Belgium, France, Germany, India, Japan, and Switzerland) joined forces to nominate Le Corbusier's architectural work, described as a cultural asset, to the World Heritage list. The nomination relates to 17 buildings on ...
 France Diplomatie3 days ago Le Corbusier designs recommended for world heritage status  Design MENA1 week ago Le Corbusier-designed Tokyo museum endorsed for World Heritage list  Mainichi Daily News1 week ago
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