Predict
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Predict

The Last Great Wilderness is Dying

An ancient treasure is under threat. If we do not act now, it may be lost forever.

Credit: ESO/José Francisco Salgado (josefrancisco.org)

The gods, so the priests told, sent messages with the stars. Venus conveyed the wishes of Ishtar; Jupiter the warnings of Marduk. By watching their motions carefully, as the priests did, the Babylonians could foresee the future, gather the harvest and plan for war.

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