UPDATE - the Uluru climbing ban is here!
The climbing ban for Uluru that was announced months ago finally arrives. The ban goes into effect Saturday, October 26, 2019. See A...
Medieval to modern trade routes: the Silk Road and World Heritage preservation
"The Silk Road is likely to emerge as the most ambitious and expansive international cooperation program for heritage preservation ever...
Architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright inscribed on the World Heritage List!
In 2016, a group of 10 Frank Lloyd Wright buildings across the United States were nominated to the World Heritage List, however the World...
Uluru - impending tourist ban leads to increased tourism!
“Outsiders are cursed for disturbing the red-colored Uluru monolith reaching for the sky” Governments and agencies that oversee some...
Venice mayor says Venice is in danger!
The Italian government rejected a plan that would have closed the Guidecca Canal to cruise ships Venice has long been battling the twin...
Happy 100th birthday to Grand Canyon National Park!
"unique combinations of geologic color and erosional forms…that overwhelm our senses through its immense size" On February 26, 201
How much would you pay to see Venice for the day?
"All that revenue will be used to clean and maintain the city's lagoons and public spaces, and to supplement more security officers
UPDATE: Frank Lloyd Wright tries again for World Heritage status
In 2016, a group of 10 Frank Lloyd Wright buildings across the United States were nominated to the World Heritage List, however the World He
UPDATE: Canaries in the coal mine—cultural heritage and climate change
Keeping History Above Water—"the increasing and varied risks posed by sea level rise to historic coastal communities, their built envir
Venice at high tide - 3/4 of the city is underwater
Venice, sea level rise, climate change, historic cities, historic architecture, Venice tourism, Venice flooding, cultural heritage, internat