Threats to Venice, Other Global Heritage Sites Documented in New Report

December 6th, 2018

A recent report has noted the impact on climate change on a number of historical and natural sites, noting the increased risk of flooding in places like Venice and Ravenna, and the likely damage caused by continued climate change. “Italy is a rich country and it needs to take its responsibilities seriously; it is time to act on this,” Mechtild Rössler, the director of the Unesco World Heritage Centre, says.

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