At Least One in Six World Heritage Glaciers Will Be Gone by 2100
In worst case scenarios, nearly half of these protected glaciers would disappear by the end of the century.
How Brexit Could Affect Britain's Artists: Last Week in Art
Also, the Louvre Museum prepares for floods sweeping Paris and a gold-encrusted gold eagle is stolen.
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Archaeologists Are Figuring Out How Badly the Islamic State Damaged Palmyra
Nearly a year ago, Islamic State militants drove government forces from Palmyra's ruins and then proceeded to release images and videos of fighters blowing up ancient structures.
Australia’s Prime Minister Proposes Destroying Environment for Votes
Tony Abbott’s conservative government is willing to put local wedge issues on the world stage — even if it embarrasses his country.
How Lasers, Radar, and Local Economies Are Helping Save World Heritage Sites
An interview with Global Heritage Fund: the techies of cultural conservation.
Australia Wants to Log in a World Heritage Rainforest
At the same time, a ton of new nominees are up for vote, including the 'Cave of Forgotten Dreams.'
Climate Change to Drown World Heritage Sites
A rise in the global sea level caused by climate change could inundate many of the world’s most popular and culturally important locations.