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    Venice looks forward to an end to flooding

    by  • January 31, 2014 • Nature, Venice

    A project started in 2003 designed to prevent Venice from flooding should be finished in 2016. The £4.5 billion project was originally proposed in the 1960s but was never implemented due to arguments over the cost, design and environmental impact of the project.  Only more recent floods of the city combined with international concerns...

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