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Cruise ships in Venice, Italy
Cruise ships in Venice, Italy Image: Sarah_Loetscher (Pixabay)

Venice mayor urges Unesco to place city on world heritage blacklist

Luigi Brugnaro, the mayor of Venice has asked the World Heritage committee of the UNESCO to place the city on a blacklist to raise awareness about the city’s issues with tourism and cruise ships. He feels the city’s heritage is in danger and he has lost faith in the actions of the country’s transport minister to avert cruise ships from the city.

Read the full article at The Guardian.