Please visit the UNESCO World Heritage List of world heritage sites. Click on different sites within the United States and all over the world.
Pick 2 sites (at least 1 should be from outside the United States) that you find particularly interesting, and focus your discussion of the following:
- Identify the sites you have chosen and why you find them to be significant.
- Why is it important to protect these sites?
- In your post, consider how tourists visiting these sites, for example, can generate revenue and employment for the local economy.
- Thinking as a cultural anthropologist, how would you argue for the preservation of these sites?
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). World heritage list. Retrieved from http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/