Home of South Africa's national flower‚ the King Protea‚ is at risk from climate change - Times LIVE

ROYAL FLUSH: The King Protea in the heart of the Cape Floral Kingdom. File photo. Image by: Supplied. The Cape Floral Kingdom in South Africa as well as the canal city of Venice and Britain's mystic Stonehenge in Europe are all at risk from climate ...

UNESCO Report Details How Climate Change Threatens World Heritage Sites - Hyperallergic

The Statue of Liberty is a favorite victim of Hollywood's climate change disaster scenarios. Films including The Day After Tomorrow and AI: Artificial Intelligence depict the greened copper monument destroyed by tsunamis and submerged by rising sea levels.

Statue of Liberty, Venice among world heritage sites at risk from climate change - Inhabitat

The Statue of Liberty, Venice, Stonehenge, Galápagos islands and Easter Island are among the 31 natural and cultural world heritage sites in 29 countries that are threatened by climate change, according to a new report. Titled “World Heritage and ...

Climate change a long-term threat to heritage sites including Elephanta Caves - indiablooms

Paris/Mumbai, May 30 (IBNS) A study conducted by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), and the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) found that nearly 31 ...

Climate change eroding value of heritage sites - The Herald

WORLD Heritage Sites like the iconic Great Zimbabwe Monument and the splendid Victoria Falls are coming under severe pressure from climate change, threatening to erode the sites' outstanding universal value (OUV) — their exceptional cultural or ...

Easter Island statues could fall due to climate change, UN says - CNN

(CNN) Higher waves caused by a warming planet are chipping away at platforms that have supported some of the famous statues on Easter Island for more than 500 years, according to a United Nations report on cultural heritage sites and climate change.

Easter Island's Statues May Be Washed Away - Refinery29

Climate change is impacting more than just temperatures and snowfall, according to a new report. High waves, caused by global warming, are eroding platforms that have supported the famous statues on Easter Island for more than 500 years, according to a ...

Could Climate Change Be A Threat To Easter Island Statues, Other World Heritage Sites? - The Inquisitr

Last month, the Inquisitr announced that climate change is being increasingly accepted as fact. No longer is global warming treated worldwide as an “if” but rather as a “when.” However, in light of new reports from UNESCO and others, the threats of ...

Waves threaten Easter Island statues - wtvr.com

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated. People get ready to take part in the bodysurf and surfing contests in Hanga Rio Rio on Chile's ...

Easter Island Statues and Other World Heritage Sites at Risk From Climate Change - CDA News

With the Earth warming, waves that are higher due to melting of arctic ice are chipping away at the cliffs that have held the famous Easter Island statues for over 500 years. This news comes from a United Nations (UN) report about climate change and ...

Climate change threatens Bwindi National Park: UN - New Vision

PARIS - The Statue of Liberty, Uganda's gorilla forest, Stonehenge and Venice -- the United Nations on Thursday listed 31 protected sites threatened by sea level rise, drought and other climate change effects. "Climate change is fast becoming one of ...

Climate change is threatening iconic tourist destinations - Mashable

Venice, Stonehenge and the Statue of Liberty are among more than two dozen World Heritage sites—which are often popular destinations for summer tourists— threatened by climate change, according to a UNESCO report released Friday. But no sites in ...

Why Australia removed Great Barrier Reef from UN climate report - Christian Science Monitor

Australia pulled chapters about the Great Barrier Reef and a handful of other famous sites from a UNESCO report on World Heritage sites because of concerns about the report's potential to impact tourism.

Climate change could wreck Yellowstone, Statue of Liberty, Galapagos Islands, other sites - Grist

Global warming isn't just bad news for beach babes and polar bears: It could also be devastating for UNESCO World Heritage sites across the globe. According to a new report, there are 31 World Heritage sites in 29 countries at risk due to rising ...

Australia pulls Great Barrier Reef damage from UNESCO tourism report - Business Insider

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's Department of the Environment said on Friday it had omitted its contribution to a U.N. report examining the impact of climate change on world heritage sites over concern it could create "confusion" and have a negative ...

Stonehenge, Statue Of Liberty And Other Iconic Sites Threatened By Climate Change - Tech Times

From the Stonehenge to the Galapagos Islands, countless World Heritage sites in different countries are in danger of being destroyed by climate change. The United Nations urges governments to take action. ( Jöshua Barnett | Flickr ). Advertisement.

Why Did Australia Ask The UN To Ignore The Facts On The Great Barrier Reef's Dying Process? Country Has The Reef ... - The Inquisitr

Did Australia purposely overlook the fact that its Great Barrier Reef is dying? According to recent reports, the country asked the United Nations to leave the region out of a recent report on climate change. The Barrier Reef Foundation reports that the ...

Statue of Liberty, other world sites, vulnerable to 'threat multiplier' climate change – report - RT

Increasing temperatures, rising sea levels and intensifying weather are just some of the threats to the Statue of Liberty, Yellowstone National Park and Mesa Verde National Park, as well as other World Heritage Sites in dozens of countries, a UN report ...

One Of America's Greatest Symbols Faces A Huge Threat From Climate Change - Elite Daily

The Statue of Liberty is arguably America's most powerful symbol. It stands as a testament to millions upon millions of immigrants who've come to the US in search of a better life. Not to mention, New York City just wouldn't be the same without it. But ...

[Photos] These Are Some of the World Heritage Sites in Peril Because of Climate Change - The Epoch Times

The newly renovated Statue of Liberty is seen, July 3, 1986, in New York Harbor. (AP Photo). Some of Earth's most iconic World Heritage Sites are in peril because of climate change, says a UN report released on May 26. The report revealed 31 natural ...