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New UNESCO World Heritage sites
UNESCO released its new list of world heritage sites. The addition on prestigious list means the sites receive international monitoring, increased exposure and funding for preservation.  

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Senegal : Bassari, Fula and Bedik cultural landscapes

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Canada: Grand Pré Landscape

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China: Chengjiang Fossil Site

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Chad: Lakes of Ounianga

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Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo: Sangha Trinational

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Morocco: Town of Rabat

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Birthplace of Jesus: the Church of the Nativity and the Pilgrimage Route, Bethlehem, Palestine

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Portugal: Town of Elvas and its fortifications

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Brazil: Carioca Landscapes of Rio de Janeiro

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India: Western Ghats

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Indonesia: Cultural landscape of Bali: the Subak system as a manifestation of the Tri Hita Karana philosophy

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Côte d'Ivoire: Grand Bassam

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Iran: Masjed-e Jamé of Isfahan

 

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Malaysia: Archaeological heritage of the Lenggong Valley

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Russian Federation: Lena Pillars Nature Park

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Germany: Bayreuth’s Margravial Opera House

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Heritage of Mercury, Almdén and Idrija, Slovenia/Spain

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Belgium: Major mining sites of Wallonia, Belgium

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Israel: Site of Human Evolution at Mount Carmel including the Nahal Me'arot/Wadi el-Mughara Caves

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France: Nord-Pas de Calais Mining Basin

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Bahrain: Pearling

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Sweden: Decorated farmhouses of Hälsingland

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China: Xanadu

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Palau: Rock Islands

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New UNESCO World Heritage sites

UNESCO released its new list of world heritage sites. The addition on prestigious list means the sites receive international monitoring, increased exposure and funding for preservation.  

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