This analytical document provides an overview of the increasing vulnerability of Word Heritage sites to climate change impacts as well as the potential implications on global tourism. The report also examines the relationship between World Heritage and tourism, and how climate change is likely to exacerbate problems caused by unplanned tourism development and uncontrolled or poorly managed visitor access, as well as other threats and stresses.

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Theme: Adaptation

Topics: Environment, Tourism, Adaptation, Mitigation, Governance – General

Type of material: Analytical-Technical Document

Publication date: 2016

Language: English