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We sustainably preserve the most significant and endangered cultural heritage sites in developing regions of the world. We protect and preserve the world's most significant and endangered cultural heritage sites. Join our newsletter: https://globalheritagefund.org/signup

We sustainably preserve the most significant and endangered cultural heritage sites in developing regions of the world. We protect and preserve the world's most significant and endangered cultural heritage sites. Join our newsletter: https://globalheritagefund.org/signup
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San Francisco, CA

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We sustainably preserve the most significant and endangered cultural heritage sites in developing regions of the world. We protect and preserve the world's most significant and endangered cultural heritage sites. Join our newsletter: https://globalheritagefund.org/signup

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English

Contact:

415-654-5572


Episodes

The Ancient City of Sagalassos, Turkey

9/14/2018
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Calling all archaeology lovers! Learn about the ancient city of Sagalassos, one of the most well-preserved sites in the Mediterranean. Once an economic and political hub, the ruins of this magnificent city lay largely abandoned for hundreds of years. Hear about its unique history and how excavation is now revealing fascinating discoveries.

Duration:00:10:08

Interview with Stefaan Poortman, CEO of Global Heritage Fund

8/30/2018
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Stefaan Poortman, CEO of Global Heritage Fund, discusses GHF’s approach to community involvement and conservation, how technology can help conserve and document historic sites, and future trends in the heritage field.

Duration:00:47:12

AMAL in Heritage

8/9/2018
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Have you heard about AMAL in Heritage? Global Heritage Fund is working on an app to help endangered heritage sites in the Middle East and North Africa. Learn about this new tool for culture in crisis.

Duration:00:07:35

Heritage News on July 18, 2018

7/18/2018
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Hear how Germany is returning a tattooed Maori skull to New Zealand, a revolutionary scientist is deciphering 2,000-year-old scrolls buried by Vesuvius, and more in the latest episode of the Global Heritage Fund podcast.

Duration:00:39:43

Heritage Roundup 03: June 1

5/31/2018
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Heritage Roundup on June 1 A roundup of recent news from the heritage field: – Archeologists solve the mystery of a green, mummified baby hand attached to a not-so-mummified skeleton – How the biodiversity of sacred sites could help world conservation – A robot discovered the "holy grail of shipwrecks" containing billions of dollars in cargo – Tourist are fined for stealing ancient artifacts from Pompeii – A hiking trail in the Sinai Peninsula develops new tourism options in Egypt –...

Duration:00:46:04

Heritage Roundup 02: May 11

5/10/2018
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A roundup of recent news from the heritage field: – The FBI uses DNA to identify a mummy's head – The Metropolitan Museum of Art returns two statues to their countries of origin – Archaeologists find an unexpected Viking village in Dublin – Researchers uncover a 1,500-year-old massacre in Sweden – Evidence of the largest ancient child sacrifice in the world is discovered in Peru – Crumbling walls in a Tuscan town indicate larger problems for Italy's historic architecture —- LINKS AND...

Duration:00:35:36

Interview with Katerina Acuna

4/26/2018
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Throughout the world, Global Heritage Fund works with communities and partners to save the world’s most endangered historic places. In this interview, Katerina Acuna, Development Manager, highlights our recent campaign for a co-op in Dali Village. She also discusses her recent travels to our project sites sites in Rajasthan, India, and Patan, Nepal.

Duration:00:44:12

Heritage Roundup 01: April 26

4/26/2018
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A roundup of recent news from the heritage field.

Duration:00:14:44

Göbekli Tepe and Tourism

4/26/2018
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Topic 1: Göbekli Tepe The oldest place of worship ever discovered, Göbekli Tepe predates the Egyptian pyramids by 6,500 years. Peerless in architecture and artistry, this monument is a true wonder to behold. Called “Potbelly Hill” by locals for its gently sloping curves, Göbekli Tepe appears almost insignificant, a place of little prominence compared to any other mountain in its range. And yet, beneath the tawny earth of the mountaintop lies an astonishing discovery: a temple of monumental...

Duration:00:31:17