Gallery: Climate Change Is Threatening Eskimo Archaeological Sites in A...

 

Warming arctic temperatures are threatening sensitive Eskimo archaeological sites in Alaska, according to researchers from the University of Aberdeen in Scotland. At a September 7th press conference, which was held in conjunction with the British Science Festival in Aberdeen, archaeologist Rick Knecht and colleagues discussed their work at the Yup’ik Eskimo site of Nunalleq. The site, now under threat, was inhabited from approximately 1350 AD to 1650 AD.

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