Heritage in danger
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threats to heritage
Why heritage should be used to interpret the past and forge the future
Cultural heritage can offer new narratives.
Challenged by an archaeologically educated public in Wales
Climate change impact on archaeological sites in Wales
How is climate change impacting the archaeological record?
Rising sea levels, storminess, and coastal erosion, among other effects of climate change, pose significant threats to heritage and the environmental archive, resulting in potential losses of knowledge that archaeologist Thomas McGovern compares to the burning of the Great Library of Alexandria.
What role does agency have in the preservation of indigenous cultural heritage?
Indigenous legal scholar Aimée Craft reflects on the resiliency of indigenous people, in their preservation of language, customs, sacred places, relationships and culture, emphasizing the centrality of human agency and free will in the preservation of cultural heritage.