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Timbuktu Damage More Extensive - But Will Be Restored

Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 894 days ago -
A team of experts from UNESCO and Mali has found damage to Timbuktu's cultural heritage more extensive than first estimated. The team travelled to the fabled city this week to carry out a thorough assessment of the situation, following the systematic

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Kit B. (276)
Sunday June 16, 2013, 9:05 am

I wonder how much can salvaged and protected from the desertification of Timbuktu. World Heritage Sites do need to be preserved to protect our history.

Terry V. (30)
Sunday June 16, 2013, 4:27 pm

Gloria picchetti (305)
Sunday June 16, 2013, 8:21 pm
Mali is in serious trouble and needs any help you have if it's a simple prayer or tons of cash for your charities in the region.

Robert Hardy (68)
Sunday June 16, 2013, 8:50 pm
Is there no place to go... no place to hide.

DaleLovesOttawa O. (198)
Sunday June 16, 2013, 8:53 pm
Sad that humanity continues to damage not only itself, wildlife and ancient sites in its endless squabbles that bring destruction to so much.
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