Foundation says 67 world heritage sites threatened

NEW YORK — Growing tourism, lack of resources, neglect and natural disasters pose a threat to the world’s cultural heritage, a private foundation said Wednesday identifying 67 sites in need of preservation.

The sites and monuments are found in 41 countries from Peru to Vietnam and England to China, the World Monuments Fund said, unveiling a 2012 watch list that “reminds us of our collective role as stewards of the earth and of its human heritage.”

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