P r e s e r v a t i o n
Sacred Sites International Foundation's
Most Endangered Sacred Sites List
Sacred Sites International Foundation has been a non-profit educational organization since 1990 working to preserve sacred sites and traditional cultures. In an effort to increase awareness about the pressing need to conserve sacred sites thoughout the world, Sacred Sites International Foundation is creating an Endangered Sites List. We will use the list to publicize the need to protect these special places.
Guidelines For Visiting Sacred Sites
NEW! 2008 SSIF List of Sacred Sites
2005 Most Endangered Sacred Sites
Preservation efforts are currently underway for the following sites:
Megaliths of Carnac, France - Urgen Letter Writing campaign!
The Little Chapel of the Fourteen
Bunders, Belgium - urgent letter writing campaign!!
Nine Mile Canyon, Utah, USA - urgent letter
Bok Kai Temple, Northern California
Sarmizegetusa, Orastie Mountains, Romania - urgent letter writing
Machu Picchu, Peru
Ocmulgee Old Fields, Macon, Georgia
Tibetan Sacred Lake
Berkeley Shellmound, Northern California
Lake Baikal, Siberia
The following sites have had some success with site and cultural preservation:
San Bruno Mountain Shellmound, California.
Miami Circle Update
Bear's Lodge(Devil's Tower), Wyoming
Dutch Burial Ground, Netherlands
Endangered Sacred Sites
These sites are endangered and may not survive with integrity:
The Borger Long Dolmen,
The Little Chapel of the Fourteen Bunders
Sacred Sites Defiled
These sites have been ruined by development, wars, natural disasters:
No Keka'a, Maui, Hawaii
The Megaliths of Wéris
Kosovo ; 2004 update
Petroglyph National Monument
International Conference on the Preservation of Sacred Sites - SSIF Presents "Creating New Partnerships: The Role of the Secular Neutral"
April 25, 2001 - Reuters
Monk Wants to save World's Sacred Sites