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22 destinations that were ruined by tourists over the past decade

The 2010s saw more people travelling than ever before, according to The Guardian’s report on recent figures from the World Tourism Organisation. But millions upon millions of people going on adventures has put pressure on numerous destinations. Some, like Venice, have long been affected by overtourism, but others like Dubrovnik, […]
22 destinations that were ruined by tourists over the past decade
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Venice, the Great Barrier Reef, and other World Heritage Sites are threatened by rising seas, massive storms, and extreme heat. Take a look at the damage.

Rising sea levels, climbing global temperatures, and extreme weather conditions have scientists concerned about the fate of the world’s landmarks. A group of researchers recently developed a Climate Vulnerability Index (CVI) that helps determine which World Heritage Sites face the most precarious future. Landmarks that are in danger include the […]
Venice, the Great Barrier Reef, and other World Heritage Sites are threatened by rising seas, massive storms, and extreme heat. Take a look at the damage.
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François Pinault just gave $109 million to help rebuild the Notre-Dame. Meet the French billionaire who owns Christie’s and founded the luxury giant behind Gucci.

The Pinault family finalised its $US109 million gift to help rebuild Notre-Dame on October 1, nearly six months after the cathedral caught fire, according to the Associated Press. François Pinault is the founder and owner of Kering luxury group, which includes several iconic fashion houses, including Gucci and Alexander McQueen. […]
François Pinault just gave $109 million to help rebuild the Notre-Dame. Meet the French billionaire who owns Christie’s and founded the luxury giant behind Gucci.
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