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[Photos] These Are Some of the World Heritage Sites in Peril Because of Climate Change
Epoch Times

Climate change eroding value of heritage sites

Jeffrey GogoClimate Story WORLD Heritage Sites like the iconic Great Zimbabwe Monument and the splendid Victoria Falls are coming under severe pressure from climate change, threatening to erode the sites outstanding universal value (OUV) — their ... Zimbabwe Herald, 4 hours ago

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Aussie croc takes woman, spares friend in World Heritage park

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA A woman struggled in vain to drag her friend from a crocodile's jaws off a northeast Australian beach, police said on Monday. The pair were in shallow water at Thornton Beach in the World Heritage-listed Daintree National ...
 Japan Times2 hours ago Remains of six First World War soldiers identified  Foreign days ago Woman fails to save friend in Australian crocodile attack  Business Standard5 hours ago 01:21Woman fails to save friend in Australian beach crocodile attack  Kerryman6 hours ago
Africa Review

Climate change threatens heritage sites in Uganda and Tanzania-UN

Mechtild Rössler, director of Unesco's World Heritage Center. PHOTO | UNESCO. KEVIN J. KELLEY in New York Saturday, May 28 2016at 17:44 comment World Heritage sites in Uganda and Tanzania — and the tourism earnings they generate — are ...
 Africa Review1 day ago Climate change threatens cultural heritage, UN report says  Daily Sabah8 hours ago World landmarks threatened by climate change  MSN News US5 minutes ago Roundup: New UN report sees climate change as one of most significant risks for World Heritage sites days ago
Deutsche Welle

Mass coral bleaching casts shadow on future of Great Barrier Reef

Scientists say UNESCO may reconsider its decision not to put the World Heritage Site on its endangered list (Adds report details, reaction) By Colin Packham SYDNEY, May 30 (Reuters) - Mass coral bleaching has destroyed at least 35 percent of the ...
 AlertNet49 minutes ago Most coral dead in central section of Great Barrier Reef, surveys reveal  EnvironmentGuru.com6 hours ago Great Barrier Reef corals threatened by mass bleaching  Deutsche Welle1 hour ago Watch: First sign of coral bleaching found in Sydney!  Zee News1 month ago
Museums Heritage Advisor

Old Goa locals demand master plan for heritage site

Panaji: The requirement of a master plan for the Old Goa world heritage site, collection of parking fees and the issue of a football ground were discussed at the Old Goa gram sabha on Sunday. Problems caused by parking of tourist vehicles around the ...
 Times of India5 hours ago Build your own Philippine heritage site using paper craft  Manila Times1 day ago Museums + Heritage Show 2016 inspires by bringing together museum professionals and providers under one roof  Museums Heritage Advisor2 days ago Japan museum to be registered as World Heritage Site  Can India News1 week ago

Thirlmere Lakes: Locals push for action to stop World Heritage area drying out

Related Story: Coal mining to blame for poor state of Thirlmere Lakes There is growing community concern for the future of Thirlmere Lakes National Park in New South Wales, after scientific evidence showed more than three decades of ...
 ABC Online4 hours ago Thirlmere Lakes: Coal mining to blame for damage to World Heritage area, new reports say  ABC Online1 day ago
WA Today

15 million-year-old marsupial found

Queensland's 24 million-year-old Riversleigh World Heritage fossil deposits have proffered some stupefying discoveries of extinct animals over the years. There's been the 'fangaroo', a tusked kangaroo; tree-climbing crocodiles known as 'drop ...
 WA Today8 hours ago Malleodectidae: Extinct Family of Snail-Eating Marsupials Discovered  Equilibrio Informativo10 hours ago 15 Million Year Old Remains of Bizarre Marsupial Found  Before It's News11 hours ago

Targeting Cultural Antiquities Destroys Heritage

The world community has yet to find an adequate response to cultural destruction as shown by the deliberate wrecking of ancient sites in Syria and Mali by Islamist radicals, the head of the UN's cultural organization said. Irina Bokova, director ...
 MSNBC Newsweek1 day ago UNESCO chief sees threat from cultural destruction ...  Firstpost.com1 day ago Mapping How Terrorists Are Destroying The World's Cultural Sites  Fast Company2 days ago
Waytogo-Cebu Pacific

17 incredible world heritage wonders in South-East Asia

Provided by Wanderlust Angkor, Siem Reap, Cambodia (Dreamstime) Siem Reap, Cambodia Cambodia's 12th-century Khmer city of Angkor may contain some 300-plus temples, but the surging crowds that wash over it from dawn to dusk can make it seem a ...
 MSN Philippines1 day ago Review: Heritage Suites Hotel, Siem Reap  Waytogo-Cebu Pacific Air.com3 days ago Cambodia tough on smokers  TTRweekly.com31 minutes 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 India1 day ago Fishing for forts heritage tag  Pune Mirror1 day ago Maharashtra govt to seek UNESCO heritage site tag for Shivaji's forts  DeshGujarat1 day ago Maharashtra government to seek UNESCO heritage site tag for forts  New Indian Express1 day ago
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