Orkney heritage sites threatened by climate change; James Cook; BBC

Experts say rising seas and higher rainfall mean the Neolithic sites are “extremely vulnerable”.

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Book review: ‘Energy at the End of the World’ by Laura Watts; Tim Fryer; The IET

This Orkney Islands saga is an engaging account of cutting-edge technology at the geographical margins.

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Climate change tests on Orkney’s Neolithic sites; Kevin Keane; BBC

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Public urged to help protect Scotland’s historic sites amid crackdown on vandals; Alistair Grant; Herald Scotland

THEY rank as some of Scotland’s greatest treasures, providing a priceless glimpse into a past which would otherwise be lost in the mists of time.

Source: Public urged to help protect Scotland’s historic sites amid crackdown on vandals

Police probe as ‘mindless’ vandals target 5000-year-old Orkney world heritage site; Charlie Gall; Daily Record

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World-renowned Ring of Brodgar stone circle vandalised; Belfast Telegraph

A world-renowned stone circle in Orkney which is more the 4,000 years old has been vandalised.

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Treasured Skara Brae site is at risk of rising tides; Louise Glen; Press and Journal

It is one of the most prized archaeological sites in the world.

Source: Treasured Skara Brae site is at risk of rising tides | Press and Journal

Things to see and do in Scotland; Sarah Rodrigues; LostWaldo

Don’t be fooled by its size: for a small country, Scotland punches well above its weight. Shrouded in history and folklore, blessed with breathtaking landscape and populated by charming people with an accent that’s almost as indecipherable as it is utterly charming. See these things to see and do in Scotland.

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Viking Cruises to Norway & the UK: An “Into the Midnight Sun” Travelogue; Howard Blount; Backroad Planet

Sail with Viking Cruises to Norway and the UK. This “Into the Midnight Sun” travelogue explores the 15-day itinerary, scenic destinations, and shore excursions.

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A Grand Expedition Cruise to The Outer Islands of  Scotland; Irene S Levine; More Time To Travel

“Scotland Slowly” is the perfect name for a leisurely Adventure Canada expedition cruise to the outer islands of Scotland.

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