Many World Heritage Sites around the Mediterranean are at grave risk from sea-level rise by 2100, report says

Many World Heritage Sites around the Mediterranean are at grave risk from sea-level rise by 2100, report says

As hurricane follows hurricane, townscapes burn, glaciers and ice-caps melt and sea-level rises, the effects of climate change are becoming obvious to nearly everyone except President Donald Trump and his followers. Now, the impact this will have on man-made heritage is becoming clearer.

A study conducted by Kiel University in Germany, published online by Nature, the peer-reviewed, multi-disciplinary journal for science, shows how the projected sea-level rise for the Mediterranean may affect the 49 Unesco World Heritage sites (WHS) situated at 10m or less above sea level.

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