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Challenges Facing World Heritage in Africa Today

(0) Comments | Posted August 22, 2013 | 9:48 AM

Africa is a magical continent with rich history and diverse living heritage, but most countries are facing major challenges to preserve their cultural heritage sites. I recently visited the Kenyan coast to see how a relatively prosperous Kenya is managing its global heritage.

We visited two global heritage sites...

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As Global Heritage Sites Vanish, Developing Countries Lose Key Economic Assets

(0) Comments | Posted October 18, 2010 | 12:24 PM

Ayutthaya in Thailand. Mirador in Guatemala. Most people outside of these countries have not heard of either, and future generations will never know of or experience these historical treasures if we do not work to save them.

Both are "global heritage" sites, meaning they are of great cultural value to...

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China's Heritage Sites In Danger (SLIDESHOW)

(3) Comments | Posted August 17, 2009 | 3:33 PM

Despite the perception that China is fast becoming the world's next super economic power and given the development boom of major cities such as Beijing, Shanghai, and Shenzhen, many are led to overlook the widespread poverty that still exists in China. According to the World Bank's poverty threshold of $1.25...

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