Climate change in Venice

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The IPCC’s predictions of sea-level rise are why Italy should beg Unesco to put Venice on its at risk list

It would support the difficult measures the government will have to enact to save Venice from certain death. But Unesco is toothless

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Has Venice really banned cruise ships? It appears not

The Italian government must intervene against powerful forces opposed to change

‘Art suffers when money is scarce’: Venice Biennale’s new president on saving the city from economic devastation

Roberto Cicutto's plans range from encouraging collaboration between Venice's arts organisation to delving into the biennial's archives

Ocean art space in Venice church confronts city's perilous battle with climate change

Multimedia installation synthesises three years of scientific research into marine transformation across the planet

New laser-scanning project will allow Venice to live on forever as a digital avatar

A team of scientists are digitally mapping the entire island of San Giorgio in a mission to preserve the sinking city as combinations of 0 and 1

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

Governing body of St Mark’s basilica wants to build a Perspex anti-flood wall

Officials warn cathedral cannot take any more damage after the record-breaking floods that hit Venice in November

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Don’t believe what you read in the papers: Venice won't lose its cruise ships any time soon

A lack of a long-term plan combined with the economic benefits brought by the luxury liners means a cruise ship ban will take long to implement

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