The heritage protected by UNESCO threatened by global warming
- 27 May 2016
UNESCO, in partnership with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Union of Concerned Scentists (UCS) released a report clear: wealth kept by the organization finds itself threatened by global warming.
Entitled "World Heritage and Tourism in a Changing Climate", the document is viewed and downloaded here.
31 natural and cultural sites, in 29 countries, are identified. All are now exposed to the climate threat: rising temperatures, melting glaciers, rising sea levels, more increased drought, fire season longer...