Climate change damaging ancient treasures

TG Daily: Climate change is destroying important archaeological remains that have been frozen for thousands of years, a study has shown. Scientists at the University of Edinburgh's Business School looked at examples of damaged remains frozen in permafrost in the Altai Mountains in central Asia, in sea ice in Alaska and in glaciers in the Rocky Mountains. They found that all three sites were under threat. Thawing represents a risk to the Altai burial mounds, they say, which contain the only frozen tombs......

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