Flooding

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Conservation & Preservation

Flooding threatens Mies van der Rohe’s minimalist Farnsworth House in Illinois

Site braces for another onslaught of heavy rain starting this weekend

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Venice

The cost of Venice's worst floods since 1966

We survey the multi-million-euro impact of the disaster on the city's cultural heritage sites—and the funds pledged for restoration so far

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Climate Change

How museums in Norfolk, Virginia, are acting to protect art in face of growing flood risk

Institutions are finding ways to adapt to climate change as scientists predict that the Virginia city could be under water by 2100

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Venice

St Mark’s administrators accuse Italian government of failing to protect Basilica

Procuratori say October flood waters caused the church to age “20 years in one day”

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Flooding

What should be done for New Orleans and Venice?

A tale of two cities and rising sea levels

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Tate

Rain causes Bacon alert at Tate

“Two figures lying on a bed with attendants” removed

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Tate Britain

Flood at Tate Britain

Extensive damage to basement in Easter Sunday flood

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Environment

Environmental protection in Russia, aqua alta on the Neva

Unlike Venice, St Petersburg is building a flood barrier, but needs more money

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Venice

Venice condemned by politics

Lagoon barriers rejected by the Green minister of the environment

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Flooding

Italian environment minister expected to reject Venice flood barriers

The report of the national commission on the project is due 21 October

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Flooding

International marine and climatological experts believe that Venice is dangerously unprotected

Decisive days for Venice