Protecting Venice from rising tides

the MOSE project requires 78 mobile barriers to be installed at the Lido, Malamocco and Chioggia inlets

The term MOSE, recalling Moses and the parting of the Red Sea, is a particularly apt name for the project aimed at saving Venice and the Venetian Lagoon from the threat of ever-high tides. Concerns that the flooding is getting worse because of global warming mean that the massive infrastructure ...

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