Four large mobile floodgates designed to protect Venice from flooding during high tides have been tested for the first time. Once completed, the floodgates will extend for more than a mile, blocking three inlets to the lagoon in the event of rising sea levels and winter storms. Read the full story and watch the video here.
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Scepticism is fine if backed up with knowledge. The reality is we are seeing more flooding, more intense rainfall &… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…