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Venice sinking!

Credit: Tosi and colleagues
Venice, the "floating city" of romance and gondolas, is slowly sinking into its watery foundations.

A new study using modern satellite data has shown…Read More »





the amount that Venice is sinking with an unprecedented level of resolution, allowing scientists to tease apart the influence of natural causes of the sinking, due to compaction of the sediments on which the city is built, versus man-made ones, such as building restoration.

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