Cinque Terre Journal: To Save Its Cliffside Towns, Italy Revives the Art of Terracing

The dry stone walls that create farming plots on steep slopes are more than picturesque: They protect the villages below from floods and landslides.

from NYT > World https://www.nytimes.com/2017/06/06/world/europe/to-save-its-cliffside-towns-italy-revives-the-art-of-terracing.html?partner=rss&emc=rss
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