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Update: Belize suspends oil exploration near threatened World Heritage site

Update: Belize suspends oil exploration near threatened World ...

Home Animal News Share the joy Update October 21 2016: Belize offshore seismic testing suspended after outcry The longest barrier reef in the northern hemisphere has received a reprieve from seismic surveying. News, 19 hours ago

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5 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India no one really talks about

Explore some of the most offbeat parts of India as you travel to these not-so-popular UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park, Gujarat. Picture courtesy: Wikimedia/Tanumoy Kumar Ghosh/Creative Commons India is ...
 India Today3 days ago 13 Beautiful UNESCO World Heritage Sites In Nigeria You Need To Visit Before You Die  AfricanSeer1 day ago Indian Railways create virtual museums to showcase rich heritage  Money Today3 weeks ago Changunarayan Temple at high landslide risk  Himalayan times2 months ago
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UNESCO: Iran successful in drawing up world heritage dossiers

Iran has extensive experience in drawing up dossiers for registration of sites on the World Heritage List, said director and representative of UNESCO's Tehran Cluster Office. Esther Kuisch Laroche referred to preparing tourism strategic planning ...
 Iran Daily5 days ago Iran, EU to upgrade tourism ties  Iran Daily3 days ago Iran successful in preparing world heritage cases: UNESCO official  Islamic Republic News Agency6 days ago UNESCO Hails Iran's Cooperation on Preparing World Heritage Cases  Fars News Agency6 days ago
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Govt approves Rs 350 cr project for developing infrastructure

Observing that India is blessed with "tangible and intangible" heritage assets with 32 World Heritage Sites recognised by UNESCO, he said the country ranks 5th in the world and 2nd in Asia in terms of number of such sites.
 Money Control2 weeks ago Heritage Infrastructure projects worth Rs. 350 cr approved, says Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu  Business Standard2 weeks ago
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BSNL, MTNL to provide Wi-Fi services at 100 tourist places

A total of 100 tourist places, including world heritage sites, will be identified where the service will be provided within the next six months, Tourism Secretary Vinod Zutshi said today.
 Money Control3 weeks ago

UNESCO team starts evaluating sites in Ahmedabad for heritage

A UNESCO team today started its five-day visit to the monuments here to evaluate if the city deserves a world heritage status. The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) had submitted an application in UNESCO for granting of world heritage city ...
 Business Standard3 weeks ago

Assam flood: Over 200 animals drown at Kaziranga

The flood fury in Assam has taken a toll on one of the world’s most protected heritage sites -- The Kaziranga National Park. Located in between beautiful Himalayas, Dhansiri and Brahmaputra river the National Park is facing the worst floods in the past 10 years. Even as the flood situation in Assam improves, the park which is 80 per cent under water, has been robbed of as many as 218 animals, 17 of them being rhinos and over 166 hog deer by the floods in a span of just seven days. Mobile ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago Protecting Kaziranga's rhinos from floods, poachers  Rediff.com2 months ago 250 animals perish in Kaziranga floods, fodder scarcity looms  Prokerala2 months ago

African countries should be wary about mining activity on heritage sites -WWW Africa director

Botswana's Okavango Delta is a natural world heritage site (Picture credits: African countries should resist the temptation of selling the integrity of their natural world heritage sites to mineral extraction for ...
 African Mining Brief1 day ago WWF calls Africa mining plans for World Heritage sites 'short sighted'  Leisure Management2 days ago

At Palace Museum, the world mulls heritage protection

When Stefano De Caro first saw the Palace Museum, or Forbidden City, in the movie "The Last Emperor" in the 1980s, he thought, "this is China." After visiting the palace complex, however, it dawned on him that there was much more about China. ...
 China Economic Net5 hours ago Xinhua Insight: At Palace Museum, the world mulls heritage protection  Xinhua News Agency5 hours ago

Birthplace of feminism and old Brighton among historic sites at risk

Pioneering feminist's church, London zoo's aviary and Brighton Old Town added to register of endangered English heritage A church celebrated as the birthplace of feminism, Brighton's Old Town, and a 1960s aviary at London zoo are among the historic ...
 The Guardian1 day ago Shipwreck and aviary on at-risk register  BBC1 day ago Shipwreck and London Zoo's aviary added to heritage at-risk list  Brief day ago Castle Howard off the at-risk register  BBC1 day ago
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