Venice’s MOSE flood defence system has been activated. Photo: LaPresse via ZUMA Press / dpa Venice’s MOSE flood defence system has been activated. Photo: LaPresse via ZUMA Press / dpa
Venice’s MOSE flood defence system has been activated. Photo: LaPresse via ZUMA Press / dpa
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Venice activates flood defence system as sea levels rise

  • The MOSE flood defence system relies on a system of yellow barriers at three tributaries to the city’s main lagoon
  • These barriers are supposed to hold back the water and protect the city, along with its most famous sites

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Venice’s MOSE flood defence system has been activated. Photo: LaPresse via ZUMA Press / dpa Venice’s MOSE flood defence system has been activated. Photo: LaPresse via ZUMA Press / dpa
Venice’s MOSE flood defence system has been activated. Photo: LaPresse via ZUMA Press / dpa
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