World Heritage Site
In worst case scenarios, nearly half of these protected glaciers would disappear by the end of the century.
Mass coral bleaching has destroyed at least 35 percent of the northern and central Great Barrier Reef, a major blow to the World Heritage Site that attracts about $3.59 billion US dollars in tourism each year.
As Wales’ steelworks close, entrepreneurs are finding new uses for old industrial structures—including Susan Fiander-Woodhouse, who keeps 20-kilogram metal cases of cheese at the bottom of a Blaenafon mineshaft.
The city of Verona, which has World Heritage Site status, has banned the opening of any new restaurants that offer mostly “ethnic” or deep-fried food.
Nothing says fun in the sun quite like the guarantee of tetanus and a metric shit-ton of disgruntled cow ghosts.
Every July since 2012, UNESCO has threatened to place the Great Barrier Reef on their 'in-danger' list. In Part 1 of our two-part series, we're looking at Australia's efforts to avoid the listing
The expansion of Abbot Point will no longer mean dumping dredge spoil on the reef. Instead it's to be dumped in a wetland, which creates a new set of problems.
Samarrra is home to al-Askari shrine, a place of pilgrimage for Shia Muslims, but seen as sacrilegious by the Islamic State, who killed three people in morning attacks on the city.
The World Heritage Committee has rejected Australia's bid to delist 74,000 hectares of heritage listed forest, which Tasmania was hoping to log. Not that'll make much difference. There's plenty of other stuff to cut down, mine or dredge.