Report: Paphos among UNESCO sites at risk of destruction from coastal flooding

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Paphos is among 37 UNESCO World Heritage sites in the Mediterranean at risk of  destruction in the next century from severe flooding,  new research shows.

A team of academics, led by Lena Reimann from the Kiel University in Germany, created a database of all the at-risk UNESCO sites and used mathematical models to predict how rising sea levels would impact them.

The scientists found that of the 49 coastal sites studied, more than three-quarters (37) are at risk of a severe flood event by the year 2100.

Besides Paphos, the list includes Rhodes, the Venetian lagoon...


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Report: Paphos among UNESCO sites at risk of destruction from coastal flooding


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