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'Unesco-cide': Does World Heritage Status Do Cities More Harm than Good?
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9/5/2017 at 4:25:53 PM GMT
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'Unesco-cide': Does World Heritage Status Do Cities More Harm than Good?

 

"The gambling-ridden clan jetties of Malaysia’s George Town were saved from ruin by the award of Unesco world heritage status, but their new fame left locals overwhelmed by a tide of invasive tourism. Can we ever get the balance right?"

To continue reading, visit the full article on The Guardian's website.

Barron, Laignee. "'Unesco-cide': Does World Heritage Status Do Cities More Harm than Good?" The Guardian (August 30, 2017). https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2017/aug/30/unescocide-world-heritage-status-hurt-help-tourism


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