Saving Pompeii: Is there Any Hope of Preserving the UNESCO World Heritage Site?

broken wall

Recent wall collapses at Pompeii have highlighted the fragility of the site. Is there hope of conserving Pompeii for future research and excavation?

Neolithic Scotland: Heart of Orkney World Heritage Sites

Maeshowe viewed from the Ring of Brodgar Orkney World Heritage site. Photo credit Val Williamson PhD.

Many of Orkney’s Neolithic monuments date back over 5000 years; archaeologists are coming to understand that the area was a focal point for innovation.