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Cultural heritage: a critical science gap of UNESCO Marine World Heritage Sites?

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Cultural heritage: a critical science gap of UNESCO Marine World Heritage Sites?By Athena Trakadas, ODHN Although the collective actions of many cultural heritage practitioners have been instrumental in getting aspects of cultural heritage included within the framework of the Ocean Decade, I think we all agree that more work is needed in applying integrated approaches […]

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Conference report: Climate Change and Maritime Heritage – Interdisciplinary Perspectives

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A summary of the conference – On April 5-6, 2021, at the Climate Change and Maritime Heritage: Interdisciplinary Perspectives conference, researchers presented the impacts of climate change on submerged archaeological resources through an interdisciplinary and collaborative approaches and provided recommendations for future action (conference programme here). Many coastal, terrestrial, and submerged archaeological sites are at […]

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Intentionally Transformational: A Conversation on Inclusion in the UN Decade of Ocean Science at the Society for Historical Archaeology’s Conference, 2021

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Intentionally Transformational: A Conversation on Inclusion in the UN Decade of Ocean Science at the Society for Historical Archaeology’s Conference, 2021 By David Ball, Amanda M. Evans, Athena Trakadas & Antony Firth (organisers), on behalf of the panel At the Society for Historical Archaeology’s Virtual Annual Meeting January 6-9, 2021, a panel discussion, Intentionally Transformational: […]

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SPLOSH 2020 – Workshop on Southern Hemisphere perspectives on Submerged Palaeolandscapes

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SPLOSH 2020 – Workshop on Southern Hemisphere perspectives on Submerged Palaeolandscapes By Ingrid Ward, on behalf of the SPLOSH committee The study of submerged coastal landscapes and human occupation records has rapidly emerged as a key topic in Quaternary science in the last couple of decades aided by new and higher-resolution technologies and focused research […]

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ICHCAP Webinar Series on Maritime ICH

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Maritime Living Heritage in the ICHCAP Webinar By Athena Trakadas, co-Chair ODHN On October 29-30, 2020, the International Information and Networking Center for Intangible Cultural Heritage in the Asia Pacific Region under the Auspices of UNESCO (ICHCAP) and the UNESCO Apia office hosted the webinar: “Maritime Living Heritage: Building Sustainable Livelihood and Ecosystems in the […]

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Dive into an ocean full of history with GIRT Scientific Divers

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GIRT members surveying the wreck of TSS Wandra wrecked at the Drum and Drumsticks, New South Wales, Australia. Photo A. Viduka.   Dive into an ocean full of history with GIRT Scientific Divers By Andrew Viduka, ODHN In line with the societal objectives of the upcoming Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development 2021–2030 (particularly a predicted ocean, a sustainable ocean, […]