The World Heritage Committee recently decided to <tipso taway>take away<tipso taway> the title of UNESCO from the city of Liverpool in the United Kingdom.
Liverpool received the title of UNESCO in 2004 because of its historical, <tipso architectural>architectural<tipso architectural> and developmental <tipso impact>impact<tipso impact> on the world.
In 2012, the city began making plans to build Everton's new football stadium at Bramley Moore <tipso dock>Dock<tipso dock>, a historical and popular tourist site, which created tension between Liverpool and the <tipso committee>committee<tipso committee>.
These plans were recently approved and the committee made the decision to take away Liverpools UNESCO status during a meeting in Fuzhou, China. They said the plans “damage the site's <tipso authenticity>authenticity<tipso authenticity>”
Joanne Anderson, the new mayor of Liverpool, was <tipso highly>highly<tipso highly> disappointed by this decision and is trying to <tipso appeal>appeal<tipso appeal> to get back the title. However, she isn't bothered about the outcome.
“Whatever happens, Liverpool will always be a World Heritage city”
Liverpool is the third site to lose the UNESCO title. The first was Oman’s Arabian Oryx Sanctuary in 2007 and the second was Dresden Elbe Valley in 2009.
Have you ever visited a UNESCO World Heritage site before? Where was it?