As a result of climate crisis, seasonal water scarcity will increase in regions where it is currently abundant and worsen in regions where water is already in short supply, says World Water Development Report 2023.
World is "blindly travelling a dangerous path" as "unsustainable water use, pollution and unchecked global warming are draining humanity's lifeblood," UN chief warns in new report.
The 2,134-metre-high mountain features giant statues that date back to the 1st century BC and which have been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987.
New UNESCO report calls for more investment in water and sanitation as well as other infrastructure that enables quality learning among children.
An excavation team finds artefacts dating back to the fifth and sixth dynasties of the Old Kingdom, spanning from roughly 2500 BC to 2100 BC.
UN designation is designed to help protect the city's cultural heritage, which has been under threat since the Russian war with Ukraine.
The cries of camel herders mean nothing to the untrained ear, but their animals respond instantly, gathering behind them to walk together across the Saudi desert.
Across Latin American countries, individuals and groups are engaged in serious work to preserve and protect the dying culture and languages of native communities.
Tea is a symbol of identity, hospitality and social interaction in Türkiye, while satirist folk philosopher Nasreddin Hodja holds a unique place in the Turkish folklore.
The tradition of telling Nasreddin Hodja anecdotes, "Ahlat stonemasonry" and silk weaving were also added to the list of UNESCO's Intangible Cultural Heritage.
Harissa – a paste made with sun-dried hot peppers, freshly prepared spices and olive oil – is found in almost every restaurant in Tunisia and is also exported worldwide.
The baguette was initially the mainstay of wealthy metropolitans, but after World War II, the bread became the emblem of all French people.
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