4 Ways Ancient Infrastructure Can Prepare Us for the Future

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Ancient civilizations developed clever solutions to their unique challenges and environments, and learning from those engineers can help us build a greener world today. Thumbnail Modified From: commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Yakhchal_of_Yazd_province.jpg SciShow is on TikTok! Check us out at www.tiktok.com/@scishow ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Huge thanks go to the following Patreon supporters for helping us keep SciShow free for everyone forever: Alisa Sherbow, Silas Emrys, Chris Peters, Adam Brainard, Dr. Melvin Sanicas, Melida Williams, Jeremy Mysliwiec, charles george, Tom Mosner, Christopher R Boucher, Alex Hackman, Piya Shedden, GrowingViolet, Nazara, Matt Curls, Ash, Eric Jensen, Jason A Saslow, Kevin Bealer, Sam Lutfi, James Knight, Christoph Schwanke, Bryan Cloer, Jeffrey Mckishen ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? SciShow Tangents Podcast: www.scishowtangents.org Facebook: www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: www.twitter.com/scishow Instagram: instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: www.smithsonianmag.com/history/earliest-and-greatest-engineers-were-incans-180947976/ www.sapiens.org/archaeology/inca-rope-bridge/ www.reuters.com/world/americas/peruvians-re-weave-incan-string-bridge-frayed-pandemic-2021-06-15/ www.nationalgeographic.com/travel/article/inca-grass-rope-bridge-qeswachaka-unesco?loggedin=true www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/inca-rope-bridge-built-span-national-mall-washington-dc-180955609/ www.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/nvpt-sci-hydraulicpetra/nova-building-wonders-petra-hydraulic-engineering-in-ancient-petra/ www.budjbim.com.au/latest-news/5/on-the-trail-of-the-eel/ www.abc.net.au/news/2021-05-29/eel-migration-from-victoria-to-tropical-spawning-grounds/100142688 www.budjbim.com.au/ www.awe.gov.au/parks-heritage/heritage/places/national/budj-bim whc.unesco.org/en/list/1577/ www.atlasobscura.com/articles/budj-bim-park-cultural-landscape theconversation.com/the-detective-work-behind-the-budj-bim-eel-traps-world-heritage-bid-71800 www.gunditjmara.org.au/about-us vfa.vic.gov.au/education/fish-species/short-finned-eel jfa.arch.metu.edu.tr/archive/0258-5316/2012/cilt29/sayi_2/223-234.pdf www.maxfordham.com/research-innovation/the-physics-of-freezing-at-the-iranian-yakhchal/ www.bbc.com/future/article/20210810-the-ancient-persian-way-to-keep-cool www.bbc.com/travel/article/20180619-irans-ancient-engineering-marvel www.nationalgeographic.com/history/article/iran-qanat-irrigation-engineering-history-video?loggedin=true whc.unesco.org/en/list/1506/ www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1364032114008351 Images: commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Details_Roman_Road_Santa_Agueda.jpg commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Aqueduct_Segovia_2_2012.jpg www.flickr.com/photos/136041510@N05/24006386854 commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Pont_Julien,_a_3_BC_Roman_arch_bridge_over_the_Calavon_river,_built_on_the_Via_Domitia,_France_(14715845784).jpg commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Inka_suspension_bridge_Qeswachaka_DSC_2730.jpg www.flickr.com/photos/maurogambini/4936193954 commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Rio_apurimac.jpg commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Segmental-arch-center.png www.loc.gov/resource/hhh.mt0084.photos/?sp=14 commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Spannband-Holzbruecke,_Essing_01_10.jpg commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Al_Khazneh_Petra_edit_2.jpg commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Arabia_Petraea.svg commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:P%C3%A9tra._Vestiges_d%27une_tuyauterie_en_terre_cuite.jpg commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:P%C3%A9tra._R%C3%A9servoir_creus%C3%A9_dans_le_roc.jpg commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Petra_Jordan_BW_40.JPG commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Budj_Bim_%E2%80%90_Mt_Eccles_National_Park,_Victoria,_Australia_39.jpg www.inaturalist.org/observations/100539546 commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Budj_Bim_%E2%80%90_Mt_Eccles_National_Park,_Victoria,_Australia_18.jpg www.inaturalist.org/observations/18413120 www.inaturalist.org/observations/3977618 commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Qanat_Kashan.jpg commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Qanat_cross_section.svg commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Insideqanat.JPG commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:QanatFiraun.JPG commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Windcatcher_at_Ganjali_Khan_Complex,_Kerman.jpg commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Qanat_wind_tower.svg commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Yakhch%C4%81l_of_Geli2021_9.jpg en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Malqaf.svg commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Andes1a.JPG

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