Can we not protect our civilization birthplaces, are then motivated to take care of something as modest as a church town of Lulea?

It asks Technology Historias Niklas Dahlin.

1968 moved the entire 3200 year old temple complex of Abu Simbel in Egypt for not flooded when the Aswan Dam was built.

It succeeded thanks to an effort from many different countries, coordinated by the UN agency UNESCO.

A few years later adopted the convention that defined what we now call World.

It has been used to save Venice, Mohenjo-Daros ruins in Pakistan and several other irreplaceable sites.

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