The fight to stop Venice from flooding
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The fight to stop Venice from flooding

It’s a month since high tides struck Venice, causing devastating flooding. The city’s mayor estimated damage at over a billion euros.

A system of floodgates called MOSE, under construction for years, should have prevented the disaster. But it’s been delayed and mired in corruption.

So is MOSE the lifeline Venice needs – or is it doomed to failure?

  • 17 Dec 2019
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