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World Heritage and Tourism report shows sites at risk from climate change

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Preparations are underway for the Centenary of World War I

UNESCO photoThe United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, founded after World War II, works for the achievement of peace as a priority. It will remember World War I with a series of events calling for reconciliation and peace. Many of these events will focus on underwater cultural heritage, due to the fact that Continue reading

Concern over UNESCO World Heritage sites in Asia-Pacific

Group of King Penguins walking on the beach of Sandy Bay, Macquarie Island, Subantarctic Islands of Australia Groupe de Manchots royal marchant sur la plage de Sandy Bay, Ile de Macquarie, Iles subantarctiques d’Australie Gruppe von Koenigspinguinen am Strand von Sandy Bay marschierend, Macquarie Insel, Subantarktische Inseln von Australien Aptenodytes patagonia, Aptenodytes patagonica, Aptenodytes patagonicus Spheniscidae Family © M & G Therin-WeiseAustralia’s Great Barrier ReefMacquarie Island, and Solomon Island’s East Rennell made the list of World Heritage properties in Asia-Pacific the conservation state of which will be reviewed at the 37th session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee. The session will be held in the Kingdom of Cambodia, in Phnom Penh Continue reading