UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee will meet next month to discuss which new sites should earn a place on its prestigious list and which should be removed.
Seven face being added to the UN body’s ‘Danger List’ and two could be delisted entirely, as both human action and natural disasters threaten the character of these special places.
The World Heritage List includes both natural and cultural sites that are judged for having outstanding value for the whole of humanity.
From the immense Great Wall of China, to the lush green paradise of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, the prestigious accolade is a sign to nations that these treasures must be cared for and
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