Statue of Liberty and climate change: How many UNESCO heritage sites are at risk?

How Long Before Pisa Is Underwater? The Statue of Liberty?

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March 11 2014 4:37 PM

How Long Before Pisa Is Underwater? The Statue of Liberty?

Sea-level rise and UNESCO heritage sites. 

A new study took the long view on the toll global warming and sea-level rises will take on the world’s landmarks, but it also sounded the alarm about for what could happen before 2100. It turns out a full one-fifth of UNESCO heritage sites could be affected.  

Joel Fernando is an underground filmmaker and experimental audio/visual communicator based in New York City. Email him at Hello@JoelFernando.com or follow him on Instagram.

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