Tag Archives: looting

19 World Heritage Monuments Destroyed in Conflict

Okay, not fully destroyed in every case but needlessly damaged, often beyond recognition.  One good reason to document what we can while we can.  Often, these are just looked at as buildings or just someone’s property without understanding the window … Continue reading

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Tragic Greed Hurts Everyone

Petroglyph thefts near Bishop stun federal authorities and Paiutes At least four ancient petroglyphs were cut from cliffs at the Volcanic Tableland and dozens of others damaged in ‘the worst act of vandalism ever seen’ on federal lands in the … Continue reading

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Looted Site in Texas

This year’s drought in Texas has caused water levels to drop significantly at many lakes, including Lake Whitney near Hillsboro in East Texas.  This drop in water level has exposed prehistoric sites along the lake, some of which are as … Continue reading

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