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Liverpool’s heritage has been vandalised for years | Letters
Letters: Cllr Phil Davis says the loss of Unesco world heritage status is a timely reminder of the responsibilities of local and central government, while Christopher Coppock says the city burghers have only themselves to blame. Plus letters from Phil de Souza and David Dear

Letters

26, Jul, 2021 @4:04 PM

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The Great Barrier Reef is a victim of climate change – but it could be part of the solution | Peter Thomson and Ove Hoegh-Guldberg
A healthy ocean is vital for a healthy planet, and healthy coral reefs lie at the heart of ocean biodiversity

Peter Thomson and Ove Hoegh-Guldberg

26, Jul, 2021 @3:41 AM

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Liverpool’s Three Graces must be blushing with shame about their shoddy treatment | Rowan Moore
The city has become the site of a battle between preservation and private property

Rowan Moore

25, Jul, 2021 @9:00 AM

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The Great Barrier Reef is not on the ‘in danger’ list. Why, and what happens next?
Never before had the world heritage committee been asked to list a site mainly because of climate impacts – and it wasn’t willing to

Graham Readfearn

24, Jul, 2021 @8:00 PM

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World Heritage Committee agrees not to place Great Barrier Reef on ‘in danger’ list
Unesco says ‘the facts are the facts and the science is the science’ after its recommendation is ignored

Graham Readfearn

23, Jul, 2021 @10:01 PM

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Stonehenge may be next UK site to lose world heritage status
Britain is eroding global reputation for conserving its historic assets, culture bodies are warning

Josh Halliday North of England correspondent

23, Jul, 2021 @3:58 PM

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Why could Stonehenge be stripped of world heritage site status?
Unesco expresses concern that ‘substantial harm’ would be caused by the proposed cut-and-cover road tunnel

Matthew Weaver

23, Jul, 2021 @3:33 PM

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Liverpool’s loss raises questions on the future of our cherished sites
Analysis: removal of world heritage status is a humiliating moment for Britain and the UK government

Josh Halliday North of England correspondent

21, Jul, 2021 @5:42 PM

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Liverpool’s heritage is not under threat | Letter
Letter: Gavin Davenport, the chair of Merseyside Civic Society, responds to Unesco’s decision to strip the city of its world heritage status

Letters

21, Jul, 2021 @5:27 PM

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Liverpool has been vandalising its waterfront for a decade – it’s shocking Unesco didn’t act sooner | Oliver Wainwright
Losing world heritage status has shone a light on the city’s redevelopment from maritime metropolis to pound-shop Shanghai, plagued by allegations of bribery and corruption

Oliver Wainwright

21, Jul, 2021 @4:09 PM

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Unesco strips Liverpool of its world heritage status
UN body says years of development have caused ‘irreversible loss’ to historic value of Victorian docks

Josh Halliday North of England correspondent

21, Jul, 2021 @11:37 AM

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Coalition believes it has numbers to stop Great Barrier Reef being listed as ‘in danger’
Exclusive: Diplomatic email suggests whirlwind lobbying trip by Sussan Ley has won over at least nine of 21 members on World Heritage Committee

Graham Readfearn

20, Jul, 2021 @5:30 PM

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