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Rising Seas Threaten to Swallow These Ten Global Wonders| Helen Thompson

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“Not all of the world’s treasures are kept in museums. Cultural heritage sites—historic cities, monuments and archaeological sites—inspire awe and show the best of humanity throughout time.

Yet cultural heritage sites around the world face a host of impending threats, and perhaps none seems more inevitable than rising seas fueled by melting ice caps. “It’s one of the most dramatic effects of climate change,” says May Cassar, a professor of sustainable heritage at University College London.”




Read more: http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/rising-seas-threaten-swallow-these-ten-global-wonders-180956646/#omwbsLEYOUVdDEfU.99

Historical: Heritage Doom

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Tet Paul Nature Reserve

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Nestled in the hills of  Chateau Belair ( a community hidden in the hills in South-west St.Lucia ), a scenery  jumps at you, offered  through the  Tet Paul Nature reserve. An easy hike of 45 minutes  boasts unobstructed scenery of the Pitons (UNESCO World Heritage Sight), Mt. Gimie (the tallest peak in St. Lucia), the environs of the South and  South-west of St. Lucia and on a clear sky day, sights of Martinique and St. Vincent.
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