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Published on Jan 29, 2020
‘Heritage on the Edge’ shines a light on the diverse and harmful impacts of climate change on cultural monuments and sites. Read more on http://g.co/HeritageOnTheEdge
Listen to the local voices of a global story as they illustrate how technology provides experts, like our partners CyArk and ICOMOS, the data needed to adapt to a rapidly changing world. Explore what’s at risk and how experts are learning to adapt in Rapa Nui (Easter Island), Tanzania, Bangladesh, Scotland, and Peru.
Partnering with the international leaders in the preservation sector, Google Arts & Culture is enabling a global-scale initiative to examine and share the global impact of climate change through the lens of cultural heritage. Field work has been completed at 5 unique heritage landmarks around the world suffering from climate change: Rapa Nui (Easter Island located at Chilean Polynesia), Kilwa Kisiwani (Swahili Coast, Tanzania), Old and New Towns of Edinburgh (Scotland), Mosque City of Bagerhat (Bangladesh) and the Ancient City of Chan Chan (Peru).
Discover the inspirational moments, iconic people, and artistic wonders that are available at the tip of your fingers. Google Arts & Culture allows you to immerse yourself in culture with 360 views, zoom in to reveal the secrets of a masterpiece, take behind the scenes tours of palaces and museums, watch kids explain famous paintings to art experts, and so much more. Art changes the way we see the world and the way we see each other, so we invite you to come and expand your horizons with us.