In most cases any negative impact stems from a lack of understanding or working knowledge of what needs to be done to protect our precious people and places. It is this lack of understanding that needs to be corrected through education, training and the introduction and policing of regulations and ethical practices.
If we don’t, we have no right to expect these precious remnants of humanities past to be there for the generations that will follow us.Read More
As we all know, the issue of creature extinction is major problem for the world and it has profound implications for us all. If our eco-systems collapse, this is an existential threat to our species as well. What is less discussed is the extinction of humanity’s morals and the implications this will have on our futures.Read More
Artshub takes a look at how the rise of cultural tourism is trickling into regional Australia and towards bespoke individual offerings, with the revised thinking as "creative tourism".Read More
Coinciding with the European Heritage Days celebrations, UNESCO will launch the first-ever web platform dedicated to World Heritage and sustainable travel. Supported by the European Union, the platform features 34 selected World Heritage sites spread across 19 European Union countries, and it has been developed in collaboration with National Geographic.Read More
A chance discovery by a team of archeologists in Turkey may have revealed one of the most significant sites in the history of Christianity after years of fruitless searching. And they’re now planning an underwater museum.Read More
The drawing is about 73,000 years old, and shows cross-hatch lines sketched onto stone with red ochre pigment.
Scientists discovered the small fragment of the drawing - which some say looks a bit like a hashtag - in Blombos Cave on the southern coast.Read More
An amphora filled to the brim with gold coins dating back to the 5th century has been found in an archaeological dig in Italy.Read More
The week-long fourth China Tibet Tourism and Culture Expo was kicked off here on Saturday with stunning cultural and musical performances to further promote cultural exchanges between China and other civilizations and attract more local and foreign tourists particularly from the Belt and Road countries. C/O Urdupoint.comRead More
Montreal – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced industry performance statistics for 2017. Worldwide annual air passenger numbers exceeded four billion for the first time…Read More
KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 5): Four heritage sites – National Park, Royal Belum (pictured) in Gerik, Perak, Permatang Kuarza in Gombak, Selangor and the Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) – are in the tentative list of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco).Read More
Louvre Abu Dhabi delays unveiling of Leonardo's Salvator MundiRead More
The world's tallest statue is nearing completion in India.
It is designed to be a 182m (600ft) high tribute to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, a hero in India's independence struggle, in Gujarat state. C/O BBC NewsRead More
I woke this morning to the devastating news of the inferno that ripped through Brazils National Museum yesterday. I was stunned momentarily as the magnitude of this tragedy sunk in.Read More
Last week, in his National Day Rally speech, Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong announced his proposal that UNESCO officially recognises their Hawker Culture.Read More