15 Archaeological Sites Revealed—and Now Threatened—by Climate Change

The central issue for the IHOPE Theme Global Environmental Change Threats to Heritage and Long Term Observing Networks of the Past is the growing world-wide concern for the accelerating impact of environmental change on heritage at the global scale over the past decade.  Sites and structures that have endured for centuries and millennia are being swept away in increasing numbers around the world. Once destroyed, these resources are gone forever with irrevocable impact on human heritage and archives of scientific data. This page presents 15 archaeological sites that has recently been revealed, which is now threatened—by Climate Change