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Meet the Turtle Nonprofit Pushing for an MPA from Cocos Island to the Galapagos; Melissa Smith; Scuba Diving

Photo: Damien Mauric

The Turtle Island Restoration Network aims to protect migrating animals as they move through open ocean between nationally-protected waters.

Source: Meet the Turtle Nonprofit Pushing for an MPA from Cocos Island to the Galapagos

Post-COVID Tourism: Antigua, Guatemala; Giselle Fernandez; Spectrum News

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Locals eager for the return of tourism after shut down.

Source: Post-COVID Tourism: Antigua, Guatemala

We Already Have Viable Models for Quality Affordable Housing; Walter Jaegerhaus; Common Edge

Photo: Common Edge

History offers up myriad ways to solve the problem.

Source: We Already Have Viable Models for Quality Affordable Housing

Heritage, Graves, and the Afterlife of Colonial Infrastructure: The Case of the Rideau Canal; Gabrielle McLaren; Niche Canada

Photo: Niche Canada

The Canadian park-making process breathes new life into colonial infrastructure projects in an attempt to further legitimize Indigenous land dispossession.

Source: Heritage, Graves, and the Afterlife of Colonial Infrastructure: The Case of the Rideau Canal

EC Contacts Gov’t Over Hungary’s Lake Fertő Construction; Tamas Faski; Hungary Today

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The commission has begun informal proceedings to check whether the government’s construction around Lake Fertő are violating the laws of the European Union.

Source: EC Contacts Gov’t Over Hungary’s Lake Fertő Construction

Durdle Door: Cliff-fall woman had beautiful soul, says friend; BBC

Photo: BBC

Tahira Jabeen, from Birmingham, died in the fall near Durdle Door on Monday.

Source: Durdle Door: Cliff-fall woman had beautiful soul, says friend

Taj Mahal, other historical sites in India to reopen after almost 2 months on Wednesday; MenaFM

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UNESCO world heritage site Taj Mahal and several other historical monuments, museums and sites across India will be reopened to the public from Wednesday after a closure of nearly two months due to the Covid-19 pandemic, according to an order of the Archaeological Survey of India today.

Source: Taj Mahal, other historical sites in India to reopen after almost 2 months on Wednesday

9 Places That Should Be On Your China Bucket List; That’s Magazine

Photo: Dragon Adventures

Get outta town!

Source: 9 Places That Should Be On Your China Bucket List

Uncovering the words of the Bible in a UNESCO church; Slovak Spectator

Photo: ARCHÍV ARNIKA TRAVEL

The mural paintings on the wall resemble Giotto’s work.

Source: Uncovering the words of the Bible in a UNESCO church

World heritage site Hongcun village receives 17,000 visits during holiday; Wang Yifan; ECNS

Photo: Wu Shouyi

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Part of Hadrian’s Wall to be rebuilt and popular national trail enhanced; Catherine Priestley; Northern Echo

Photo: DAVID TAYLOR NNP

WORK to repair part of Hardrian’s Wall and enhance the popular walking route alongside it will begin next year.

Source: Part of Hadrian’s Wall to be rebuilt and popular national trail enhanced

Incredible forts to visit in Gujarat; Priya Srivastava; India Times

Gujarat is a colourful state with a golden history and rich culture. It was once ruled by some noted rulers, thus the state is home for some incredible forts and palaces. The rulers are gone but the forts and palaces built by them are a testimony to those times. Take a look at some of the most prominent forts in Gujarat that you cannot afford to miss!

Source: Incredible forts to visit in Gujarat

Taj Mahal, other historical sites in India to reopen after almost 2; Daily Star

Photo: Reuters

UNESCO world heritage site Taj Mahal and several other historical monuments, museums and sites across India will be reopened to the public from Wednesday after a closure of nearly two months due to the Covid-19 pandemic, according to an order of the Archaeological Survey of India today.

Source: Taj Mahal, other historical sites in India to reopen after almost 2

Could bacteria help save historic buildings from environmental damage?; Tomas Weber; Deutsche Welle

Photo: Picture Alliance/Christian Kober/Robert Harding

Limestone, the raw material for many iconic monuments and cultural treasures, is facing damage through climate change and air pollution.

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9 Best Things To Do In Delphi; Teresa Otto; TravelAwaits

Photo: Teresa Otto

In Delphi, you can stand upon the slopes of Mount Parnassus and marvel at the place where the Pythia made her predictions.

Source: 9 Best Things To Do In Delphi – TravelAwaits

National Parks We Love Around the World; Mary Winston Nicklin; Afar

Photo: Lukasz Janyst/Shutterstock

Ten countries, 10 national parks: Now’s the time to disappear off the grid and lose yourself in the great outdoors.

Source: National Parks We Love Around the World

Wooden Tserkvas of the Polish Carpathians; In Your Pocket

Photo: Piter329c, Wikimedia

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Taking on Ireland: A guide to the Emerald Isle’s must-visit places; Luxury Lifestyle Magazine

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In this travel guide, LLM takes a look at the Emerald Isle’s must-visit destinations and why you should visit Ireland in 2021.

Source: Taking on Ireland: A guide to the Emerald Isle’s must-visit places | Luxury Lifestyle Magazine

Sudan’s ‘forgotten’ pyramids risk being buried by shifting sand dunes; Ahmed Mutasim Abdalla Mahmoud; The Conversation

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Desertification and climate change are threatening ancient sites in the Sahara.

Source: Sudan’s ‘forgotten’ pyramids risk being buried by shifting sand dunes

Irrigation dams threaten Thailand’s tiger forests, say conservationists; Carolyn Cowan; MongaBay

Photo: JJ Harrison via Creative Commons (CC BY 3.0)

A plan to construct seven dams in one of mainland Southeast Asia’s last intact forest systems could cause widespread habitat loss and sever important wildlife corridors, activists warn. The Dong Phayayen-Khao Yai (DPKY) Forest Complex is a vast and biodiverse region that spans six provinces in eastern Thailand. It was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2005 for its exceptional biodiversity but is perhaps better known as the home of one of Thailand’s two remaining breeding populations of Indochinese tigers (Panthera tigris corbetti).

Source: Irrigation dams threaten Thailand’s tiger forests, say conservationists

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