Archive for November, 2017

Can heritage be thriving in an age of extinction?

Sunday, November 26th, 2017

Can heritage be thriving in an age of extinction? Reading Chris D Thomas (2017), Inheritors of the Earth. How Nature is Thriving in an Age of Extinction. Allen Lane. 

Will human interference on Earth during the Anthropocene imply a massive amount of species going extinct and a serious loss of biodiversity, as we sometimes are being told? Do we need to act now to reduce the damage our descendants will suffer as a result of the loss of much of our natural heritage?

(By Cornelius Holtorf and Robyn Raxworthy)

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Making futures and making connections across sectors

Friday, November 10th, 2017

The Heritage Futures project is about bringing together practitioners from different sectors of society and making them reflect about their future-making practices from innovative perspectives and in unconventional ways. One such match-making involves the cultural heritage and nuclear waste sectors.

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