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Statue of Liberty, Venice among world heritage sites at risk from climate change

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified May 31, 2016 01:05 AM
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by Josh Marks last modified May 30, 2016

The Statue of Liberty, Venice, Stonehenge, Galápagos islands and Easter Island are among the 31 natural and cultural world heritage sites in 29 countries that are threatened by climate change, according to a new report. Titled "World Heritage and Tourism in a Changing Climate," the study was launched by UNESCO, the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) and the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) at the the UN Environmental Assembly in Nairobi, Kenya. "Globally, we need to better...






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