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A woman tries to cross a flooded street as people walk on a trestle bridge during high water, in Venice, northern Italy, Friday, Nov. 15, 2019.
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AP News
November 15, 2019 - 2:35 pm
The historic lagoon city of Venice exists on the edge of a double threat: As it sinks, the seas rise.
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Independence Hall in Philadelphia.
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Hadas Kuznits
May 23, 2019 - 2:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Global Philadelphia Association hosted Philadelphia's fourth annual World Heritage Day at Independence Hall on Thursday. World Heritage Day is a celebration of UNESCO World Heritage Sites and Rob McNeill, chair of the board of the Global Philadelphia Association,...
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The National Park Service on Thursday unveiled a new plan to hike entrance fees at national parks with more modest increases than the ones it proposed last fall.
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February 25, 2019 - 12:34 pm
By Katia Hetter (CNN) -- Pete McBride is worried about the Grand Canyon, so he decided to hike it. All of it. A few years ago, the adventure filmmaker, photographer and writer filmed the path of the Colorado River and was amazed to see that the river doesn't reach the ocean anymore. The river "...
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In this Tuesday Oct. 31, 2017 file picture, the Eiffel Tower, country flags and the Dome are seen from the garden of the UNESCO headquarters in Paris, France.
Francois Mori/AP Photo, File
January 01, 2019 - 10:00 am
By Thomas Adamson, Associated Press PARIS (AP) — The United States and Israel officially quit of the U.N.'s educational, scientific and cultural agency at the stroke of midnight, the culmination of a process triggered more than a year ago amid concerns that the organization fosters anti-Israel bias...
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Steve Tawa
April 08, 2018 - 3:45 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Philadelphia's place as the first World Heritage City in the nation won't be affected by President Trump's decision to withdraw from the UN cultural organization, UNESCO. Global Philadelphia Association World Heritage Coordinator Melissa Stevens says everyone should...
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