Rescuing Ancient Maya history from the plow
Lucero Maya ruins
Photo by C. Taylor. Photo copyright © 2022 VOPA and Belize Institute of Archaeology, NICH.

In a new piece for the Illinois News, Professor Lisa Lucero is writing about the challenges and special considerations of doing archaeological work against currents of development in Belize. Deforestation for agricultural purposes, she argues, has changed the conditions and affirmed the urgency for excavating ancentral Maya ruins in need of rescue. 

Read the whole piece here