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Scientists Try to Keep Venice Above the Waves 35

batkins writes: "According to this article in Scientific American, the ancient city of Venice could disappear beneath the sea within a few decades. The Italian government has initiated a program called Moses to help prevent the loss of the great city. Venice has been slowly sinking for years, but industrial meddling with its groundwater has quickened the pace. Project Moses will begin this December."
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Scientists Try to Keep Venice Above the Waves

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What this country needs is a dime that will buy a good five-cent bagel.