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Saving Venice

Season 49 Episode 12 | 53m 31s

Rising seas and sinking land threaten to destroy Venice. Can the city’s new hi-tech flood barrier save it? Discover the innovative projects and feats of engineering designed to stop this historic city from being lost to future generations.

Aired: 09/27/22 | Expires: 10/26/22
Saving Venice
Major funding for NOVA is provided by the NOVA Science Trust, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and PBS viewers.
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