Category: Netherlands

Places To Visit In Amsterdam: Top 10; Yusuf; NationalTurk

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The TOP 10 Amsterdam sights / Places to visit in Amsterdam…

Source: Places To Visit In Amsterdam: Top 10 | NationalTurk

International congress against gas extraction in Wadden Sea;  Netherland Times

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At the congress of the international organization for nature conversation IUCN in Marseille, a motion brought by the Waddenvereniging was passed. The motion calls on the Dutch government to not start new gas extraction under the Wadden Sea as it is a protected nature reserve and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The call was supported by 23 conservation organizations from countries in Europe and Africa.

Source: International congress against gas extraction in Wadden Sea

Colonies of Benevolence: Social Experiment with UNESCO World Heritage Status; Ewelina Lepionko; Al Bawaba

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‘Colonies of Benevolence’ is a transnational application including seven sub-sites in Belgium and the Netherlands, established in the 19th century to reduce poverty through social employment in new agricultural settlements.

Source: Colonies of Benevolence: Social Experiment with UNESCO World Heritage Status | Al Bawaba