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The loss of Arctic artefacts…

July 1, 2015

We known it for a while; since the first season in 2009 we’ve lost up to 15 m of land at the site, and had the dig not started back then, a large part of Nunalleq’s memories would have been lost at sea. The melting permafrost and changing weather patterns is a real threat to the Arctic archaeological heritage – and it is important to raise public awareness of these eroding sites.

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