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Hadrian's Villa to be protected from above Tivoli

The Villa Adriana archaeological site in Tivoli, near Rome, is to be protected from damage by a team of satellites and drones.

Hadrian's Villa.
Hadrian’s Villa. Image by Avinash Kunnath / CC BY 2.0

The project will monitor the Unesco World Heritage listed site from the air to check for any activity, such as unlicensed building or digging, that could pose a threat to the integrity of the site.

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