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Del yacimiento a Wallapop: así funciona el menudeo ilegal de bienes arqueológicos

Del yacimiento a Wallapop: así funciona el menudeo ilegal de bienes arqueológicos | Heritage in Danger | Scoop.it
Ya no hacen falta intermediarios ni vendedores para que un expoliador coloque su mercancía.
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Quatre oeuvres d'art, dont un Télémaque, ont disparu à l'Assemblée nationale

Quatre oeuvres d'art, dont un Télémaque, ont disparu à l'Assemblée nationale | Heritage in Danger | Scoop.it
Quatre oeuvres d'art ont disparu de l'Assemblée nationale, selon le dernier inventaire annuel réalisé, a-t-on appris le 4 avril de sources concordantes, confirmant une information du Canard Enchaîné.
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From Hearing to Signing: What’s Happened While Libya Awaited Their MOU

From Hearing to Signing: What’s Happened While Libya Awaited Their MOU | Heritage in Danger | Scoop.it
The Arab Spring marked the beginning of a cultural crisis across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). The looting and trafficking of cultural property became industrialized in countries like Libya, where antiquities were “gushing” out of the country at unparalleled rates.
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Over 41 000 artefacts seized in global operation targeting the illicit trafficking of cultural goods

Over 41 000 artefacts seized in global operation targeting the illicit trafficking of cultural goods | Heritage in Danger | Scoop.it
Over 41 000 cultural goods such as coins, paintings and drawings, furniture and musical instruments, porcelain, archaeological an
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‘We can’t talk about the war because we are still in the middle of it’

‘We can’t talk about the war because we are still in the middle of it’ | Heritage in Danger | Scoop.it

Maymanah Farhat looks at the different experiences of Syrian artists, both in Syria and abroad, during the ongoing conflict

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Llamamiento mundial contra los saqueos de tesoros en el Yemen

Llamamiento mundial contra los saqueos de tesoros en el Yemen | Heritage in Danger | Scoop.it
Los antiguos tesoros de Yemen corren riesgo de ser saqueados. Así lo cree el Consejo Internacional de Museos (ICOM en sus siglas en inglés), que ha instado a los coleccionistas a evita
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Ancient temple left neglected as Yemen war threatens history

Ancient temple left neglected as Yemen war threatens history | Heritage in Danger | Scoop.it
Along a narrow road in Yemen choked by natural gas tankers and heavily armed soldiers lies an ancient temple neglected and threatened in
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Australia's Chemical Plants Are Threatening the World's Oldest Trove of Rock Art

Australia's Chemical Plants Are Threatening the World's Oldest Trove of Rock Art | Heritage in Danger | Scoop.it
The Australian government is considering introducing more protective measures for ancient rock art on the heavily industrial Burrup Peninsula.
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ICOM unveils Yemen Red List at Metropolitan Museum in bid to halt illegal trade of artefacts

ICOM unveils Yemen Red List at Metropolitan Museum in bid to halt illegal trade of artefacts | Heritage in Danger | Scoop.it
Yemen’s cultural heritage is at serious risk as war and famine ravage the country
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'A loss as great as Palmyra': Syrian temple of Ain Dara severely damaged by Turkish forces

'A loss as great as Palmyra': Syrian temple of Ain Dara severely damaged by Turkish forces | Heritage in Danger | Scoop.it
Iron Age structure was targeted in campaign against Kurdish separatists
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Arde el monasterio que inspiró ‘El nombre de la rosa’ de Umberto Eco

Arde el monasterio que inspiró ‘El nombre de la rosa’ de Umberto Eco | Heritage in Danger | Scoop.it
El fuego en la abadía de San Miguel, en Italia, está controlado y se desconoce qué lo causó
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Restoring the Taj Mahal: The road ahead

Restoring the Taj Mahal: The road ahead | Heritage in Danger | Scoop.it
The monsoon rains aren’t sufficient to keep the iconic monument clean, and authorities cleaning the structure are exploring how to handle the fragile dome.
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The Story Behind Northern India’s Breathtaking, Disappearing Frescoes

The Story Behind Northern India’s Breathtaking, Disappearing Frescoes | Heritage in Danger | Scoop.it
The Shekhawati region covers almost 5,000 square miles and hosts an estimated 2,000 frescoed buildings built from the 17th to the early 20th century.
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Developer Bulldozes Frank Lloyd Wright Building as Preservationists Rushed to Save It

Developer Bulldozes Frank Lloyd Wright Building as Preservationists Rushed to Save It | Heritage in Danger | Scoop.it
The demolition, which occurred overnight on January 10, came as a shock to preservation groups who had been working to save the building.
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Perdus ou volés ? Ces trésors du Mobilier national qui restent introuvables

Perdus ou volés ? Ces trésors du Mobilier national qui restent introuvables | Heritage in Danger | Scoop.it
Alors que la justice vient de condamner l’ancien sous-préfet de Brioude à deux ans de prison ferme pour le vol d'une toile de maître appartenant au Mobilier national, L’œil du 20H se penche sur la disparition inquiétante de nombreuses œuvres d’art. Problème d’inventaire, mauvaise gestion des stocks ou vol pur et simple... Les œuvres qui restent introuvables se comptent par centaines.
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Tres detenidos por robar más de 200 piezas arqueológicas submarinas en Cádiz

Tres detenidos por robar más de 200 piezas arqueológicas submarinas en Cádiz | Heritage in Danger | Scoop.it
Dos gestores de un yacimiento están investigados por vender lo expoliado
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Did stolen Caravaggio go to Switzerland?

Did stolen Caravaggio go to Switzerland? | Heritage in Danger | Scoop.it

Mafia informant claims the painting, which is included in the FBI’s list of top ten art crimes, was sold to a Swiss dealer

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Regulating Russian ivory trade is a mammoth task | The Art Newspaper

Regulating Russian ivory trade is a mammoth task | The Art Newspaper | Heritage in Danger | Scoop.it
Melting of the permafrost in Yakutia has led to a boom in fossil tusk gathering, causing problems for government and conservationists
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Peru Moves to Protect ‘One of the Last Great Intact Forests’

Peru Moves to Protect ‘One of the Last Great Intact Forests’ | Heritage in Danger | Scoop.it
While the United States may be weakening protections for wilderness, the creation of Yaguas National Park protects millions of acres from development and deforestation.
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Fossil footprints of early human ancestor stolen from Crete

Fossil footprints of early human ancestor stolen from Crete | Heritage in Danger | Scoop.it
A number of fossilised footprints believed to belong to a hominid ancestor of modern humans have been stolen from Kissamos on Crete, by
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Truck driver ploughs through Peru's ancient Nazca lines

Truck driver ploughs through Peru's ancient Nazca lines | Heritage in Danger | Scoop.it
The Peruvian government has ordered increased security at the country's world famous Nazca lines after a truck driver ploughed his vehicl
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Dogs Are Being Trained to Sniff Out Smuggled Artifacts

Dogs Are Being Trained to Sniff Out Smuggled Artifacts | Heritage in Danger | Scoop.it
Dogs can smell bombs, drugs, and even money. Can they sniff out looted artifacts?
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Fearing the 'Flood of the Century,' the Louvre Implements Emergency Protocols and Closes Lower Level | artnet News

Fearing the 'Flood of the Century,' the Louvre Implements Emergency Protocols and Closes Lower Level | artnet News | Heritage in Danger | Scoop.it
The lower level of the Louvre’s Department of Islamic Arts has been closed until Sunday, January 28, to protect the collection from floods.
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La première ville indienne classée à l'UNESCO menacée par la pollution

La première ville indienne classée à l'UNESCO menacée par la pollution | Heritage in Danger | Scoop.it
Dans la vieille ville d’Ahmedabad, la fumée des pots d’échappement des rickshaws et des bus macule d’une grasse couche de suie des monuments vieux pour certains de 600 ans, dont la préservation pose un défi immense.
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A Syrian Historian Refuses To Abandon His Country’s Heritage

A Syrian Historian Refuses To Abandon His Country’s Heritage | Heritage in Danger | Scoop.it
Amr Al-Azm fights to preserve the nation he loves
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Hobby Lobby Turns Over 245 More Artifacts Smuggled Out of Iraq

Hobby Lobby Turns Over 245 More Artifacts Smuggled Out of Iraq | Heritage in Danger | Scoop.it
Last year, the craft store chain agreed to hand over 5,548 antiquities that it had improperly imported.
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