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Drinking is going out of fashion among young people in some parts of the world, but not others. Kzenon via Shutterstock.

As young people in rich countries drink less alcohol, elsewhere youth drinking is on the rise – podcast

Young people in high-income countries now drink much less than their counterparts 20 years ago. But the opposite is happening in developing countries. Why? Listen to The Conversation Weekly podcast.
Le grand glacier d'Aletsch, en Suisse, est long de 23 km et se trouve dans le site du patrimoine mondial des Alpes suisses Jungfrau-Aletsch. Il est en tête de la liste des glaciers des Alpes européennes en termes de longueur et de taille, mais depuis le milieu du 19e siècle, il a perdu plus de 25 % de son volume. Jo in Riederalp/Wikipedia

Le changement climatique, un prisme nécessaire pour penser la réforme du système du patrimoine mondial

La hausse des températures et les phénomènes météorologiques extrêmes constitue une menace existentielle pour de nombreux sites du patrimoine mondial de l'UNESCO.
Switzerland’s Great Aletsch Glacier is 23km long and located in the World Heritage site Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch. It leads the list of glaciers in the European Alps in terms of length and size, yet since the mid-19th century, it has lost more than 25% of its volume. Jo in Riederalp/Wikipedia

Climate change must be a catalyst for reform of the World Heritage system

Rising temperatures and extreme weather pose an existential threat to many UNESCO World Heritage sites, but widespread discussion is needed for meaningful change.

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