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October 25, 2019

The climbing ban for Uluru that was announced months ago finally arrives. The ban goes into effect Saturday, October 26, 2019.


A Climbing Ban at Uluru Ends a Chapter. But There's More to This Australian Story.

By Jamie Tarabay

The New York Times

October 25, 2019


July 20, 2019

"The Silk Road is likely to emerge as the most ambitious and expansive international cooperation program for heritage preservation ever undertaken"

For thousands of years, extensive trade networks crisscrossed the great expanse of Eurasia between ancient Chinese empires...

July 20, 2019

In 2016, a group of 10 Frank Lloyd Wright buildings across the United States were nominated to the World Heritage List, however the World Heritage Committee recommended deferment - meaning additional work was needed on the nomination (see original post below). Now, the...

July 19, 2019

“Outsiders are cursed for disturbing the red-colored Uluru monolith reaching for the sky”

Governments and agencies that oversee some historic cities have in recent years developed policies to limit the number of tourists that visit them. From Barcelona to Dubrovnik, Ven...

June 21, 2019

The Italian government rejected a plan that would have closed the Guidecca Canal to cruise ships

Venice has long been battling the twin threats of rising sea level and hoards of tourists (see various links below). Now, the mayor of Venice - Luigi Brugnaro - is claiming...

March 25, 2019

"unique combinations of geologic color and erosional forms…that overwhelm our senses through its immense size" On February 26, 2019, the Grand Canyon celebrate

March 10, 2019

"All that revenue will be used to clean and maintain the city's lagoons and public spaces, and to supplement more security officers." Italian officials have be

December 21, 2018

In 2016, a group of 10 Frank Lloyd Wright buildings across the United States were nominated to the World Heritage List, however the World Heritage Committee re

December 15, 2018

Keeping History Above Water—"the increasing and varied risks posed by sea level rise to historic coastal communities, their built environments and traditional

October 30, 2018

Venice, sea level rise, climate change, historic cities, historic architecture, Venice tourism, Venice flooding, cultural heritage, international heritage

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