Pollution puts ancient Burrup rock art ‘at risk’

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"The Burrup Peninsula’s internationally significant Aboriginal rock art could be lost within generations if nothing is done to protect it, scientists have told a parliamentary inquiry.

More than a million petroglyphs depicting the Ngurra Nyujunggamu — the soft time of creation — sit uncomfortably close to industry on the peninsula, which the local Aboriginal people call Murujuga.

Some of the art dates back more than 30,000 years and the Pilbara site is registered on the National Heritage list."

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