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Easter Island statues could fall due to climate change
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Easter Island statues could fall due to climate change

Story highlights Report highlights 31 World Heritage Sites Statue of Liberty also at risk from climate change "Some Easter Island statues are at risk of being lost to the sea because of coastal erosion," said Adam Markham, deputy director of ... CNN, 3 hours ago
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Wake up man, World Heritage sites under climate change threat

London: Extreme weather is becoming one of the biggest risks to World Heritage icons like the Polynesian Easter Island or Britain's Stonehenge, posing a threat to tourism and economies alike, scientists and UN experts said on Thursday. Developing ...
 Manorama Online14 hours ago Global Warming Threatens the World's Special Places  EnvironmentGuru.com13 hours ago From Easter Island to Stonehenge, climate change threatens iconic tourist sites  Reuters Africa2 days ago Extreme weather is becoming one of the biggest risks to iconic tourist sites  Business Insider2 days ago
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Climate change threatens Bwindi National Park: UN

UNESCO lists more than 1,000 heritage sites. PARIS - The Statue of Liberty, Uganda's gorilla forest, Stonehenge and Venice -- the United Nations on Thursday listed 31 protected sites threatened by sea level rise, drought and other climate ...
 New Vision2 hours ago UNESCO climate change report lead author disappointed Australian content removed  ABC Online1 day ago Hulk Hogan, World Heritage Sites, and a Missing Tortoise: What's Worth Reading This Week  Union of Concerned Scientists18 hours ago Australia erased from UN report  Shanghai Daily1 day ago
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Special Broadcasting Service

Australia was deleted from a UN report on climate change because the government was worried about tourism

Observations on the damage climate change has caused to world heritage sites such as the Great Barrier Reef were deleted from a United Nations report into the issue because of Australian government concerns that it would scare off tourists. The ...
 Business Insider Australia1 day ago Reef left out of UN climate report  Sky News Australia1 day ago Hunt and Turnbull must immediately release uncensored report on climate change impacts on Reef, Kakadu and Tasmanian Wilderness  Wilderness Society Australia1 day ago Barrier Reef omitted in UN climate report  Northern Territory Government1 day ago
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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 Post1 day ago Under threat: Statue of Liberty, Yellowstone National Park and Mesa Verde National Park  HT Syndication11 hours ago Statue of Liberty washed away. A sunken Venice. New climate change report suggests it's possible.  Miami Herald1 day 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 News1 day ago Australia axed from UN report  Perth Now1 day ago
FOXNews.com

Australian heritage sites wiped from UN climate report at government's request

Australian sites have been controversially removed from a U.N. world heritage report on the impact of climate change at the request of the country's government. The heritage sites include the famous Great Barrier Reef, which is located off the ...
 FOXNews.com1 day ago
Huffington Post

Australia Pressed UN To Ignore Great Barrier Reef In Key Climate Report

A key paper about the threats of climate change to World Heritage sites intentionally left off any mention of the Great Barrier Reef after the Australian government raised an objection , according to a report from the Guardian. The reef, which is ...
 Huffington Post1 day ago
MSN UK

Statue of Liberty and other historic sites 'at risk from climate change'

The Statue of Liberty and many of the world's most important heritage sites could soon be destroyed by global warming, the UN has warned. Historic sites including Orkney and the world's most important coral reefs already feeling the effect of the ...
 MSN UK1 day ago Could mega-storms destroy the Statue of Liberty?  MSN Canada1 day ago
Kenya News Agency

World Heritage Sites set for promotion

The Kenya National Commission for UNESCO is rooting for the promotion of World Heritage Sites and Biospheres to enhance their tourism and economic value to the country. The Chief Executive Officer at KNATCOM, Dr. Evangeline Njoka expressed concern ...
 Kenya News Agency2 days ago Call to protect heritage sites  Kenya News Agency3 days ago Entry to heritage sites will cost you more from April  Times of India1 month ago 'ASI sites' new ticket rates to come into effect from Apr 1'  Times of India1 month ago
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