UNESCO

climate change

At Least One in Six World Heritage Glaciers Will Be Gone by 2100

In worst case scenarios, nearly half of these protected glaciers would disappear by the end of the century.
Becky Ferreira
4.30.19
Belgium

Belgians Want Their Fries and Mayo to be Enshrined in the UNESCO Heritage List

“It’s like the World Cup of taste. We’re from a small country, but our strikers ‘fries and mayo’ are doing really well. We are ready to go all the way.”
Ilkka Sirén
6.1.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Trucker Went Off-Roading on the 2,000-Year-Old Nazca Lines

He tore through an ancient set of desert etchings that are considered "the most outstanding group of geoglyphs anywhere in the world."
Drew Schwartz
2.1.18
The VICE News Guide to the World

The VICE News Guide to the World — Week of October 09

VICE News
10.13.17
thump news

Zurich Recognizes Techno as Part of Its Cultural Heritage

The Swiss city acknowledged the music culture's importance as part of a special UN program.
Alexander Iadarola
7.5.17
Motherboard

‘Russia’s Google’ Is Collecting a Database of Rare Languages

Including Elvish.
Becky Ferreira
4.13.17
White Whales

Software Preservation Is a Job for the Government, UNESCO Says

Code is heritage.
Jordan Pearson
4.5.17
environment

One Woman's Long, Dangerous Fight for the Environment in Mexico City

Her son's been kidnapped, her husband beaten, and her daughter threatened. But Claudia Zenteno Zaldívar isn't giving up her fight to protect the precious wetlands she loves.
Jesse Alejandro Cottrell
2.20.17
Art

Two Museums Duked It Out in a Twitter-Fueled Super Bowl Fight | Last Week in Art

Plus, breaking news: Did Mona Lisa have syphilis?
Nathaniel Ainley
2.6.17
mexico

A Secret Pyramid Was Found Inside an Ancient Temple in Mexico

Using 3D imaging technology, archaeologists detected a hidden structure inside Chich'en Itza's Temple of Kukulkan.
Sarah Emerson
11.18.16
Canada

Three Other Oil and Gas Pipelines, and What They Put at Risk

With all eyes turned to the Dakota Access Pipeline, three oil and gas projects have been making steady headway.
Sarah Emerson
11.18.16
Australia

Tourists Are Flocking to the Great Barrier Reef Because It’s Dying

Australia tried to hide information about the fragile Great Barrier Reef, but millions of tourists still got the memo.
Ashley Spencer
9.8.16
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