The Venice Tide Barrier is a project intended to protect the city of Venice, Italy, from tidal flooding of the Adriatic Sea. The project will consist of 78 giant steel panels across the three inlets that allow water to surge from the Adriatic into Venice’s lagoon.

Illustration by Fernando G. Baptista, National Geographic

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Europe: Resources
Europe: Resources Encyclopedic Entry

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Encyclopedic entry. Europe's rich agricultural and industrial diversity has made the continent a center of commerce and culture for centuries.