With approximately 50,000 permanent residents and almost 30 million visitors per year, Venice arguably withstands the world’s highest tourist pressure for an urban space.

But mass tourism is not the only flood affecting Venice.

Every year, repeated episodes of water high tide affect the city, and climate change is worsening the situation, making floods more frequent. In November 2019, the sea water flooded the city multiple times, with tide peaks reaching almost unprecedented levels.

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