UNESCO Closely Follows Tides and Flooding in Venice World Heritage Site

The UNESCO World Heritage Centre is closely monitoring the state of conservation of the World Heritage site of Venice and its Lagoon. Inscribed on the World Heritage List in 1987, Venice faces several threats from overtourism, damage caused by a steady stream of cruise ships, and from the potential negative …

Easter Island Threatened by Bad Tourist Behavior

Easter Island has long been a bucket list destination for travelers from around the world. But the very thing that keeps the island’s economy going strong may be the thing that ultimately causes its ruin: mass tourism. Recently, a spate of bad behavior by travelers on Easter Island, which is …