Climate change and heritage – online talk by Archaeology Institute director

The moai statues of Easter Island. Under threat from climate change. (Picture: Jane Downes)

University of the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute Professor Jane Downes will present her research on climate change and heritage to an international audience next week.

Professor Jane Downes.

In an online talk on Tuesday, October 6, Professor Downes will, together with Dr Will Megarry of Queens University Belfast, detail the research behind the Google Arts and Culture Heritage on the Edge resource, which highlights dramatically the impacts of climate change on the statues of Rapa Nui (Easter Island).

The free ICOMOS-UK talk, available via the Zoom app or a web browser, begins at 7pm. To register, click here.