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Why Automatically Protect Archaeological Resources But Not Above-Ground Heritage?

“What if cultural heritage resources were automatically protected?  No painstaking selection, no long designation process, no council decisions and political shenanigans, no drawn-out, unpredictable reviews or appeals.  The law just decrees that all heritage resources are protected, end of story.”

Read more in the Dan Schneider blog post: ‘Automatic protection — the holy grail?’

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