Tuesday, November 07, 2006

Saving the ruins

Not sure what to think about this story: "Experts: Global warming threatens ruins"
NAIROBI, Kenya - From ancient ruins in Thailand to a 12th-century settlement off Africa's eastern coast, prized sites around the world have withstood centuries of wars, looting and natural disasters. But experts say they might not survive a more recent menace: a swiftly warming planet. [emphasis added]
Well, if they are considered ruins, it seems as if they haven't "withstood" very well at all.

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