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The Unified Countries suggests stamping Venice as “in danger” because of the travel industry suggestions

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The UN has said Venice should be added to a list of endangered world heritage sites as the iconic city faces “irreversible” damage due to tourism and climate change.UNESCO, a UN body responsible for education, science and culture, slammed Italian authorities for a “lack of strategic vision” to protect one of Italy’s most picturesque sites.The agency said Venice was in dire straits as a result of climate change, which could cause sea level rises so severe they cause its canal-lined streets to sink.On top of the risk of flooding, some 28 million tourists visit Venice every year, which UNESCO said led to huge infrastructure projects, high-rise buildings and human bodies that literally weigh upon the city.UNESCO also said the high-rise buildings can “have a significant negativ...