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Famous World Heritage Site in Peril

CAVE PAINTINGS IN LASCAUX, FRANCE FACE EXTINCTION

 


The Art of Lascaux is under attack by Fungus:
Any one of the members of the thallophyte division such as mushrooms, molds and mildews, who subsist on dead or living organic matter.
fungus
, Bacteria:
One-celled microorganism, chiefly parasitic.
bacteria
, and algae.

 

The interior climate of Lascaux is being destabilized by an ill-fitted new air conditioning machine.

Watch the video on Lascaux's Discovery & Crisis

Official bureaucracy, bad judgments and misleading statements by French authorities compound the crisis.

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German translation