Whether historical plaques, flags, and building names stay or go is of less consequence than the debate they provoke.
The development of tree-ring dating offers a great example of why good science often takes time.
In Nepal, the destruction that began with the 2015 earthquakes runs deeper than a building’s foundation. An anthropologist studies life behind the headlines.
A company began diamond mining at an extraordinary site in South Africa with 2.3 million years of human history. Quick action by archaeologists has led to a court decision protecting the site.
A South African heritage site preserving 2.3 million years of human history has been gravely damaged by new mining activity.
Researchers are racing to record—and save—the cultural treasures of the western Canadian Arctic before they fall victim to climate change.