‘Endangered’ status should spur Komodo dragon protection: activists; Jakarta Post

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The International Union for Conservation of Nature’s (IUCN) recent reclassification of the Komodo dragon, a species endemic to Indonesia, as “endangered” should provide a stronger impetus for the protection of its habitat, activists and experts have said.

Source: ‘Endangered’ status should spur Komodo dragon protection: activists

Mausoleum of China’s first emperor reopens after short COVID-19 shutdown; CGTN

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The mausoleum of the first Chinese emperor Qinshihuang reopened in northwest China’s Shaanxi Province on Friday after doors were shut in July because of a COVID-19 outbreak.

Source: Mausoleum of China’s first emperor reopens after short COVID-19 shutdown

Vietnam’s Hoi An honored among 15 best cities in Asia; Vinh Tho; Tuoi Tre News

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Hoi An has previously been honored by Travel + Leisure many times…

Source: Vietnam’s Hoi An honored among 15 best cities in Asia

Derby could lose Unesco title over plans to erect apartment block; Gregory Kirby; Daily Mail

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Derby could be next to lose its UNESCO heritage status amid plans to erect a 17-storey apartment block opposite an historic silk mill.

Source: Derby could lose Unesco title over plans to erect apartment block

Bursa, the 2022 Cultural Capital of the Turkic World; TRT World

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Bursa, the birthplace of the Ottoman Empire, was elected as the 2022 Cultural Capital of the Turkic World by the International Organization of Turkic Culture on 16 September 2021.

Source: Bursa, the 2022 Cultural Capital of the Turkic World

Today’s Crossword: The best spa centres in the world are now recognised by Unesco!; Sanya Nayeem; Gulf News

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Sanya Nayeem discovers the allure of spa towns that were once the hub of good health and wellbeing…

Source: Today’s Crossword: The best spa centres in the world are now recognised by Unesco!

Three world heritage sites expected to generate Bt30 billion tourism income; Nation Thailand

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A five-year plan beginning in 2023 to develop three world heritage sites in Sukhothai and Kamphaeng Phet provinces for sustainable tourism is expected to generate up to Bt30 billion in tourism income within 2027.

Source: Three world heritage sites expected to generate Bt30 billion tourism income

Move over Christopher Columbus …; Cynthia Elyce Rubin; – The Norwegian American

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L’Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site, open May-October, offers adventures with a Viking settlement, craft demonstrations, artifacts, and tours.

Source: Move over Christopher Columbus … – The Norwegian American

These Are The 33 Newest UNESCO World Heritage Sites; Ulrike Lemmin-Woolfrey; Travel Awaits

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Members of UNESCO released their World Heritage Sites list and this year, the number of new places were far more than in previous years.

Source: These Are The 33 Newest UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Is International Travel Still Banned?; Geoff Whitmore; Forbes

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Several countries still restrict Americans from flying for leisure travel, and it can even be difficult for essential travel reasons.

Source: Is International Travel Still Banned?

Timeless Turkana now in flux; Rupi Mangat; East African

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By volume, Lake Turkana is the world’s fourth-largest salt lake after the Caspian Sea.

Source: Timeless Turkana now in flux

KRG allocates nearly 10 billion IQD to revitalize heritage sites; Halgurd Sherwani; Kurdistan 24

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Source: KRG allocates nearly 10 billion IQD to revitalize heritage sites

Bubble Trouble: Italy’s Prosecco Producers Outraged Over Protection For Croatian Prosek; Rebecca Ann Hughes; Forbes

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Italy has expressed anger at a recent European Commission decision to consider an application by Croatia for protected status for their Prosek wine.

Source: Bubble Trouble: Italy’s Prosecco Producers Outraged Over Protection For Croatian Prosek

13 Amazing Experiences In And Near Kathmandu, Nepal; Sarah Kingdom; Travel Awaits

Kathmandu is a fascinating city in the heart of Nepal nestled below the jagged, snowy peaks of the majestic Himalayas.

Source: 13 Amazing Experiences In And Near Kathmandu, Nepal

Heritage Malta voices concern about effects of proposed solar farm on Ta’ Ħaġrat site; The Malta Independent

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Heritage Malta is voicing its concern with regard to the effects of a proposed solar farm in Triq San Pietru, Mġarr, on rain catchment in the vicinity of the Ta’ Ħaġrat archaeological site.

Source: Heritage Malta voices concern about effects of proposed solar farm on Ta’ Ħaġrat site – The Malta Independent

Body expresses concerns over Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site; Nigel Slater; Derby Telegraph

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Culture experts Unesco express concern about Derwent Mills policy…

Source: Body expresses concerns over Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site

World’s Best Skiing: Your Perfect Ultimate Ski Trip For This Winter; Larry Olmsted; Forbes

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Looking for the perfect ski vacation this winter? Look no further.

Source: World’s Best Skiing: Your Perfect Ultimate Ski Trip For This Winter

Europe’s stunning UNESCO-listed Spa towns; Peter Moore; Wanderlust

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The great spa towns of Europe shaped politics, the arts and wellbeing in the 18th and 19th centuries. They are still a magical experience today.

Source: Europe’s stunning UNESCO-listed Spa towns

The Roman Colosseum Has a Twin in Tunisia: Discover the Amphitheater of El Jem, One of the Best-Preserved Roman Ruins in the World; Open Culture

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UNESCO World Heritage Plaque Unveils Today at Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin; PR Newswire

Photo: Taliesin Preservation

Source: UNESCO World Heritage Plaque Unveils Today at Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin

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