Venice saved from UNESCO black list – Bonisoli; ANSA

Venice has avoided ending up on the UNESCO black list, Culture Minister Alberto Bonisoli said Thursday. “Good news: Venice was in danger but it won’t be put on the black list,” he tweeted.

Source: Venice saved from UNESCO black list – Bonisoli – English

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Should Venice be Added to UNESCO’s Endangered List?; Mia Taylor; Travel Pulse

Venice’s mayor says he will ask UNESCO to add the city to the list, which would restrict the number of visitors allowed.

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Should Venice to be added to Unesco’s endangered World Heritage list?; Andrea Smith; Lonely Planet

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Tourist overload: Some world destinations want more visitors – and some really, really don’t; Jonathan Gatehouse; CBC

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Death by tourism: when visitors outnumber residents; Sjur Kristoffer Dyrkolbotn; Rics

Inscription as a World Heritage Site can boost local economies. But when annual visitors outnumber residents by as many as 500 to one it can have a negative impact.

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Venice to Consider Charging Entry Fee for Popular Tourist Attractions; Elaine Glusac; AARP

As a result of the abundance of tourists, city officials are looking to charge from $3 to $12 to help cover the cost of services, including garbage disposal. Other popular destinations are looking to follow suit.

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Venice will charge an entry fee for every person who entering into their country; Padly Nurdin; NEWS24XX.COM

Venice is one of the tourist destinations in Italy which is the destination of almost all the world’s population. But now the city…

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Study Shows Mediterranean UNESCO World Heritage Sites Are at Risk of Major Flooding by 2100; Lyndsey Matthews; AFAR

Nearly 50 World Heritage sites are at risk of coastal flooding or erosion from sea-level rise by 2100.

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Beauty or safety? Europe seeks to protect heritage from disasters; Alex Whiting; Reuters

From the floating city of Venice to prehistoric rock carvings in Spain, Europe’s cultural heritage is vulnerable to floods, quakes and wildfires, and requires better protection to preserve it.

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8 Travel Destinations Around the World Ruined By Overtourism; Renata Molinari Borges Da Costa; Ecophiles

Mass tourism is causing some pretty serious damage to popular travel destinations around the world. Here’s a list of the most affected places.

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