Outstanding sites added to UNESCO World Heritage List  |

[ad_1] The UNESCO World Heritage Committee voted on Sunday to inscribe in its catalogue Quanzhou in China, Kakatiya Rudreshwara Temple in India, Trans-Iranian Railway in Iran, and Paseo del Prado and Buen Retiro in Spain.  Meeting online in this year’s host city of Fuzhou, China, the world body chose the newly added sites for their cultural, historical or scientific significance.   China UNESCO/© Quanzhou Maritime Silk Road World heritage Nomination Center Qingjing Mosque in Emporium of the World, Song-Yuan China. In China, Quanzhou’s Emporium of the World inRead More

Support mangrove conservation, UNESCO chief says |

[ad_1] Audrey Azoulay, Director General of the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), made the appeal in her message for the International Day for the Conservation of the Mangrove Ecosystem, observed on 26 July.  Mangroves are found in tropical and sub-tropical regions, on the boundary between land and sea. Globally, they cover a surfaceRead More

Vaccine immune response linked to age

[ad_1] OREGON: A new laboratory study from Oregon Health and Science University suggests that older people appear to have fewer antibodies against the novel coronavirus. The study was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Antibodies are blood proteins that are made by the immune system to protect against infection. They are knownRead More

Liverpool’s historic waterfront removed from World Heritage List |

[ad_1] “The World Heritage Committee, holding its 44th session in Fuzhou and online, decided to delete the property ‘Liverpool – Maritime Mercantile City’ (UK) from the World Heritage List, due to the irreversible loss of attributes conveying the outstanding universal value of the property”, UNESCO said in a statement. The move follows concerns raised inRead More