Sites on Unesco’s list of World Heritage in danger include Liverpool, The Everglades, and a slew of ancient Middle Eastern cities.
The good folk at Unesco will convene next month to decide which attractions will be added to its ever-growing list of World Heritage Sites \u2013 and which, if any, will be placed on its danger list. All eyes are on Venice, amid the ongoing row over cruise ship tourism.
There are already 55 sites in danger, according to Unesco. Here are some of the most notable.
Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System
At risk since 2009
What Unesco says: “The system provides important habitat for a number of threatened marine species, harbouring a number of species of conservation concern including the West Indian manatee, green turtle, hawksbill turtle, loggerhead turtle, and the American crocodile as well as endemic and migratory birds.