Some 31 natural and cultural World Heritage sites in 29 countries across the world are becoming increasingly vulnerable to the effects of climate change, a new report released by the United Nations has found.

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Alarming news. There is an urgent need to identify the most vulnerable sites and implement the right policies to increase resilience at those sites to climate change.

Complete list of locations

Explore in-depth case studies and snapshots of World Heritage sites at risk. Links go to the relevant sections of the full report (requires PDF download).

Africa

Arab world

Asia and the Pacific

North America

Latin America

Europe

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