E_Conservation Magazine - N° 6, September 2008

The 6th issue of e_conservation magazine is now online and available for free download!

Issue No. 6, published on 16th of September, 2008

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Boletin de interpretación, n° 19, Septiembre 2008

El Boletin de Interpretación n° 19, septiembre 2008, de la Asociación para la Interpretación del Patrimonio (AIP) está disponible en la web de la Asociación

The 'Boletin de Interpretación' n° 19, september 2008, by the Association of Heritage Interpretation (AIP) is already available on the website


News from the Getty Conservation Institute - September 2008

- Conservation: the GCI Newsletter, Volume 23, 2 (Summer 2008) - Available online

- The Getty Conservation Institute, the World Monuments Fund and Jordanian and Iraqi Heritage Authorities partner to create Middle Eastern Geodatabase for antiquities.
Bilingual, Web-Based Geographic Information Systems Will Aid in Protecting and Managing Important Archaeological Sites in the Middle East. More information in the GCI website

ICCROM - New PDF document online

Risk preparedness: A management manual for World Cultural Heritage. By Herb Stovel. Rome: ICCROM, 1998.

This volume addresses the issue of risk preparedness in both general and specific terms. After an introduction to the overall context and principles, the author then discusses property-specific strategies for various major risks, such as fire, earthquakes, flooding, armed conflict and other hazards. The final section covers putting risk-preparedness into practice. A list of sources and various key documents are also provided.

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Draft of the Quebec Declaration available for your comments

The Draft of the "Quebec Declaration on the preservation of the spirit of place through the safeguarding of tangible and intangible heritage" is available on the following blog for your comments and suggestions:

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Europa Nostra Declaration on the impact of wind-power on the countrysite

From Europa Nostra

At its meeting in NewcastleGateshead, United Kingdom, on 14 June 2008, the Council of Europa Nostra debated the environmental and heritage implications of the rapidly increasing use of wind-power for electricity generation.

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Getty Conservation Institute Bulletin - New

Message from the Getty Conservation Institute:

Dear Colleague,
We are pleased to announce the launch in October 2008 of the GCI Bulletin, the Getty Conservation Institute's new electronic bulletin. It will complement the GCI's print newsletter, Conservation. Published six times a year, the GCI Bulletin offers updates on our events, science and field projects, educational initiatives, and publications and videos.

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Sincerely yours,
The Getty Conservation Institute