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Scotland | In Orkneys, preservationists pressed to stop loss of cultural heritage to rising seas

Off the north coast of Scotland, Orkney’s soft green landscapes hold a trove of things from everyday life before history was written.


More than 3,000 archaeological sites — among them standing stone circles, Norse halls and a Neolithic tomb graffitied by Vikings — have endured for millenniums, scattered across the roughly 70 islands that make up the Orkney archipelago.


https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2018/09/25/climate/scotland-orkney-islands-sea-level.html?action=click&module=Top%20Stories&pgtype=Homepage

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