Notre Dame in Flames: Protecting Our Cultural Treasures – Chloe Demrovsky for Forbes
“It is sadly predictable and not the first incident to affect a site of great cultural and historical value. Unfortunately, it will not be the last. Just last year, we saw a fire destroy up to 90% of the precious artifacts and other items housed in the National Museum of Brazil. And it is hard to forget how much of Syria’s cultural heritage was systematically destroyed during the Syrian Civil War over the course of the last few years. Our cultural institutions are under threat from a variety of risks both natural and manmade. What can we do to better protect our cultural treasures like Notre-Dame de Paris and stop tragedies like these from occurring?“
DRI President and CEO Chloe Demrovsky writes about the Notre Dame Cathedral tragedy and protecting vulnerable institutions for Forbes. Click here to read more.