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UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites: Protecting the world’s treasures; Mikaela Bufano & Brian Robbins; CBS News

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For nearly 50 years the U.N. agency has listed outstanding natural and man-made sites as worthy of protection. But what does designation as a World Heritage Site actually mean for a glacier or coral reef, or a landmark like the Taj Mahal?

Source: UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites: Protecting the world’s treasures

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