Palestinian Village Tries to Protect Landmark | Geography In the News |
Conservation experts say ancient terraces and a Roman-era irrigation system in Battir, the West Bank, are threatened by Israel’s plans to build a section of its security barrier.


A site that many consider a cultural landscape worth international efforts to preserve it, are might be threatened by proposals to expand Israel's Barrier Wall.  Culture, politics, landscapes, borders...this topic is full of geographic themes worth having students investigate.  

Via Seth Dixon