A new report says glaciers in a third of UNESCO World Heritage sites will disappear. Two-thirds of glaciers in the heritage sites can be saved — but only if carbon emissions are cut quickly, it says.
After learning about the activities in the protected area of world heritage in the territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina, the UNESCO World Heritage Center sent a letter asking for information about the potential impact that the newly built buildings near the Radimlja Necropolis and the Old Bridge in Mostar could have to these world heritage sites.
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From the Black Forest to the canals of the Netherlands, these off-the-beaten-track European destinations have a fairytale magic.
Every year since 1978, UNESCO has added new natural and cultural places to its World Heritage sites list and the organization is expected to announced its newest additions for 2022 soon. In order to preserve locations’ “outstanding universal value”, the accolade provides enhanced protection against climate change and human development, as well as educating people about why these places are so special. From Korean tidal flats to a scenic Iranian railway, here are some of the latest additions.
A 3 days in Lisbon itinerary full of UNESCO World Heritage sites, stunning miradouros (view points), beautiful architecture and the infamous number 28 tram PLUS more Lisbon travel tips!
There are a number of structures across the world that have stood the test of time, and have witnessed the fiercest of wars, civilisation changes, and so much more. Witness to it all, these ancient sites around the world deserve a spot in your travel wishlist. If you are confused and don’t know where to start, here are some of the must-visits.
Renowned science website Live Science has listed Ha Long Bay, a UNESCO-recognised World Heritage site, among its list of 10 stunning natural wonders travelers should visit during their holiday.
From the Dolomites to Yosemite, UNESCO scientists have a stark warning about these vital ice giants.
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Yosemite glaciers among the endangered in new report of UNESCO World Heritage sites; Carmen Kohlruss; Sacramento Bee
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Italy and China take away all the limelight as the countries with the most UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the world. But, do you know which other countries also boast of a significant number of such prominent sites?Well, here we are with the list of countries that are home to a big number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. How many did you know of?
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Switzerland has created a world record to mark 175 years of the country’s railways…
Stakeholders hail recovery of Sukur, Africa’s leading heritage landscape; Onimisi Alao, Yola; Nation Online Nigeria
Volunteers on Friday concluded a three-day tour of world acclaimed Sukur Cultural Heritage Landscape in Madagali local government area of Adamawa State.The tour is coming at the end of a programme launched in 2020 to restore the site after it was dealt a crippling blow by Boko Haram insurgents in 2017, 18 years after it was listed as a cultural site of global reckon by the United Nations Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO).
UNESCO technical mission to visit Valparaiso World Heritage site in Chile and provide management recommendations; Unesco
The Green Heritage Cultural and Tourism Week will take place at the Vietnam Exhibition Centre for Culture and Arts in Hanoi from November 21-25 as one of the activities celebrating Vietnam’s Culture Heritage Day, according to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.
A UN report has said that the last glaciers in Africa will be gone by 2050 because of the impact of climate change.