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Climate change and looters threaten the archaeology of Mongolia

The history and archaeology of Mongolia, most famously the sites associated with the largest land empire in the history of the world under Ghengis Khan, are of global importance. But they’re facing unprecedented threats as climate change and looting impact ancient sites and collections.

Burial sites may contain treasures, or just old bones. And looters won’t know
until they’ve destroyed them [Credit: Julia Kate Clark]Climate change…

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via The Archaeology News Network,


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