Monday, April 20, 2009

Climate Change Endangers Archaeological Treasures

Archaeology Magazine online profiles several archaeological sites and heritage areas in danger of being destroyed by climate change. It seems likely their destruction is inevitable, and scientists and archaeologists are racing against time in an attempt to recover and preserve as much as possible: the retreating Swiss glaciers; thawing Scythian tombs; Channel Islands erosion; Greenland's melting sea ice; desertification, etc. Climate Change: Sites in Peril Volume 62 Number 2, March/April 2009 by Andrew Curry

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