Daily Mail: Let old buildings 'rot gracefully'

Daily Mail

Curated Decay (Caitlin DeSilvey)Some heritage sites cannot be preserved and should be allowed to decay, according to an academic.

In the future, climate change, falling budgets and other pressures will mean that some heritage sites cannot be protected.

Professor Caitlin DeSilvey said that if heritage has to be lost this should not always be viewed as a failure - but can involve a deliberate decision to allow nature to take its course and to learn from change.

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University of Minnesota Press Podcast

More than two dozen essays of Indigenous resistance to the privatization and allotment of Indigenous lands

Allotment Stories: Daniel Heath Justice and Jean M. O'Brien.

A fascinating and unprecedented ethnography of animal sanctuaries in the United States

Saving AnimalsElan Abrell and Kathryn (Katie) Gillespie on sanctuary, care, ethics.

How popular debates about the so-called digital generation mediate anxieties about labor and life in twenty-first-century America

Making creative laborers for a precarious economy: Josef Nguyen, Carly Kocurek, and Patrick LeMieux.



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