[Photos] These Are Some of the World Heritage Sites in Peril Because of Climate Change

The newly renovated Statue of Liberty is seen, July 3, 1986, in New York Harbor.  (AP Photo)
The newly renovated Statue of Liberty is seen, July 3, 1986, in New York Harbor. (AP Photo)

Some of Earth’s most iconic World Heritage Sites are in peril because of climate change, says a UN report released on May 26. The report...

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