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Science was rigorous for Tasmanian World Heritage listing
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Science was rigorous for Tasmanian World Heritage listing

Contrary to a recent assertion, the scientific assessment of Tasmania's World Heritage area was protracted and rigorous. IT IS UNFORTUNATE THAT Mark Poynter , in his attempt to establish that politics rather than science has determined the World ... ABC Online, 1 day ago

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Japan and China: Highlights tour includes airfare from LAX

A bullet train then whisks participants to Kyoto, where Nijo Castle, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and Kinkakuji Temple are among the stops. Up next is a flight to Beijing for a three-night stay and visits to the Imperial Palace, in the Forbidden ...
 Los Angeles Times3 days ago World heritage nomination  Island Connections3 days ago UNESCO Steering Committee meeting focus on underwater cultural heritage  Noodls3 days ago Namhansanseong Fortress, Korea's latest UNESCO World Heritage  Easier4 days ago
Times of India

Delhi told to improve Red Fort Qutub Minar

NEW DELHI: World heritage sites in the capital lack adequate tourist amenities. And restoration efforts in at least two sites -- Qutub Minar and Red Fort -- are far from what is needed to
 Big News Network1 day ago Delhi told to improve Red Fort, Qutub  Times of India2 days ago
The Hindu

At the helm of conservation

Dr. Kishore Rao talks about what it is like to oversee the conservation of 1007 World Heritage Sites. Dr. Kishore Rao, Director of UNESCOs World Heritage Centre since 2011, sees no dichotomy between nature and culture. Each is a creation and reflection of the ...
 The Hindu2 weeks ago Dilip Kumar’s home a heritage site  Asian Age1 week ago Lessons from the success story of Great Himalayan National Park  First Post.com3 weeks ago PHOTOS: Incredible India's heritage sites  Rediff.com3 weeks ago
MSN India

UNESCO to examine Delhi's bid for World Heritage City in Sept

A team from UNESCO will be visiting the national capital sometime during September to examine the citys heritage sites, which are part of a dossier sent by India to the world body in pursuance of Delhis bid for a World Heritage tag. Delhi Chapter of Indian ...
 Deccan Herald3 weeks ago UNESCO to examine Delhi`s bid for World Heritage City in Sept  Zee News3 weeks ago UNESCO to examine Delhi’s bid for World Heritage tag  Asian Age3 weeks ago UNESCO to examine Delhi's bid for World Heritage City in September  MSN India3 weeks ago
Hindustan Times

Inca trails, ancient French cave vie for World Heritage status

Inca trails spanning six countries and a French cave with some of the earliest known paintings are among the sites expected to get World Heritage status at a UNESCO meeting that started today in Doha. Altogether, at least 30 natural and cultural sites, ...
 Business Standard1 month ago Inca trails French cave and an Indian stepwell vie for World Heritage status  Hindustan Times1 month ago Inca Trails, French Cave Vie for World Heritage Status  Outlook1 month ago

Coastal cruising lacks state push

The state has a 720-km coastline, four world heritage sites, a wealth of migratory birds, 350-odd forts, national parks and sanctuaries, and yet facets such as cruises and safety facilities on its beaches are missing, impacting tourism adversely.
 Times of India2 weeks ago
Down to Earth

Will Reef come to grief from dredging?

UNESCO has warned that the Great Barrier Reef could be put on a list of endangered World Heritage sites. IN A world-first study, Queensland scientists have shown that dredging impacts are damaging to places like the Great Barrier Reef.
 Tasmania Mercury5 days ago World Heritage Committee defers decision on Great Barrier Reef  Down to Earth1 month ago Barrier Reef won't be called endangered for now  Sify1 month ago UNESCO warns Aus over dumping waste in Great Barrier Reef  Zee News2 months ago

K'taka's 3 sites on World Heritage list

Three popular groups of monuments in Karnataka have now entered UNESCO’s world heritage tentative list. The three groups are monuments and forts of the Deccan Sultanate (Deccan Sultanate architecture including Gulbarga, Bidar and Bijapur), monuments of ...
 Business Standard1 month ago Karnataka sites make to Unesco world heritage tentative list  Times of India2 months ago Three sites in K'taka in World Heritage tentative list  Business Standard1 month ago Three sites in Karnataka in World Heritage tentative list  Business Standard1 month ago
The Hindu

Mattancherry palace may have to wait for global recognition

Mattancherry Palace may have to wait longer to enter the hall of fame of World Heritage Sites (WHS) of Unesco. The Palace complex, the only site in the city to find place in the tentative list of the World Heritage Committee, was built by the Portuguese in ...
 The Hindu1 month ago
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