James Delgado and Michel L’Hour

James Delgado and Michel L’Hour

James Delgado and Michel L’Hour: underwater cultural heritage needs more protection

From the UNESCO website: https://en.unesco.org

The two renowned archaeologists will speak at the UNESCO conference in Paris, Sept. 22 and 23.

The largest museum in the world rests under the water, beneath the oceans, lakes and rivers of every nation and on the high seas. From fossil evidence and early human settlements now drowned by rising seas after the ice age, to ancient cities and harbor, and millions of shipwrecks, this heritage speaks to who we are as humanity.”It is an essential evidence of humanity’s past not yet put at its rightful place in the public conscience”, according to famous archeoligists James Delgado (Canada/USA) and Michel L’Hour (France).

Full story here: https://en.unesco.org/news/james-delgado-and-michel-hour-underwater-cultural-heritage-needs-more-protection