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Climate change threatens Greenland's archaeological sites: study

July 12, 2019 - General

In Greenland, climate change isn’t just a danger to ecosystems but also a threat to history, as global warming is affecting archaeological remains, according to a study published Thursday.

Students and scientists investigate materials found at the Norse site Iffiartarfik
[Credit: Roberto Fortuna, National Museum of Denmark]There are more than 180,000 archaeological sites across the Arctic, some dating back thousands of years, and…

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