climate crisis

A Vibrant Coral Ecosystem of Thousands of Crocheted Sculptures Confronts the Climate Crisis

 Art Craft Science #climate crisis #coral #crochet #fiber art #sculpture May 12, 2022 Grace Ebert Detail of “Baden-Baden Satellite Reef.” All images courtesy of Museum Frieder Burda, shared with permission A new report released this week by an Australian agency says that the 1,400-mile Great Barrier Reef has undergone its sixth mass bleaching. About …

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An Abandoned Farmhouse Transformed Into a Life-Size Dollhouse by Heather Benning Reflects on Ideas of Home

 Art #climate crisis #conceptual #sculpture #short film April 22, 2022 Kate Mothes All images © Heather Benning, shared with permission A sight familiar to those who travel along the old roads and by-ways of the North American countryside, an abandoned farmhouse is a touching reminder of changes in the landscape and the people who …

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Temperature Textiles Translate Climate Crisis Data into Colorful, Graphic Knits

 Design #blanket #climate crisis #data #knitting #scarves #socks #weather January 21, 2022 Grace Ebert All images © Raw Color Creating tangible records of weather patterns has been a long-running practice for crafters and designers interested in visually documenting the effects of the climate crisis over time. Daniera ter Haar and Christoph Brach, of the …

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Jane Goodall, Paul Nicklen, and 100 Photographers and Conservationists Join a Print Sale to Protect the Environment

 Photography #animals #climate crisis #nature December 3, 2021 Grace Ebert Kilifi was an 18-month-old rhino and his keeper, Kamara was hand-raising along with two other baby rhinos at Lewa Wildlife Conservancy in Kenya. Kamara spends 12 hours every day watching over the vulnerable baby rhinos. He loves these animals like his own children and …

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Migrants: A Climate Disaster Forces a Polar Bear and Her Cub to Flee Their Home in a Harrowing Animation

 Animation #animation #bears #climate crisis #migration #refugees #video November 22, 2021 Grace Ebert  A stunning work of both social commentary and technical dexterity, “Migrants” explores the heartbreaking aftermath of a climate disaster. The animation—which is an impressive collaboration between fifth-year animations students Zoé Devise, Hugo Caby, Antoine Dupriez, Aubin Kubiak, and Lucas Lermytte, …

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A Polar Bear Made of Ice Navigates a Melting Arctic Landscape in a Powerful Stop-Motion Short

 Animation #bears #climate crisis #ice #short film #stop motion #video November 5, 2021 Grace Ebert  A poignant short film by London-based animation studio Nomint is a stunning reminder that we can’t reverse climate disasters. Produced for WWF’s Arctic Programme, “We Can’t Negotiate with Ice” follows a polar bear as it traverses a landscape …

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Exquisitely Cut Paper Sculptures by Rogan Brown Highlight the Effects of Coral Bleaching

 Art #climate crisis #coral #paper #sculpture November 4, 2021 Grace Ebert Detail of “Ghost Coral.” All images © Rogan Brown, shared with permission “The coral reef is a microcosm of a macrocosm,” says paper artist Rogan Brown. “What is happening to the reefs today will ultimately happen to the planet tomorrow unless action is …

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A Heartening Documentary Follows the Community Harvesting Ice in Minnesota’s North Woods

 Documentary History #climate crisis #ice #sustainability #video September 22, 2021 Grace Ebert  Each winter in Ely, Minnesota, a crew treks out onto a frozen lake to cut hefty blocks of ice from its surface. They haul the thick chunks to storage, where they’re stacked, covered in sawdust, and preserved for use the rest …

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A Public Art Project Linking Environmental Concerns and Social Justice Brings Eight Murals to Essex

 Art #climate crisis #murals #public art #street art September 7, 2021 Grace Ebert Aches. All images by Doug Gillen and courtesy of Re:FRAMED, shared with permission A spate of public art is flooding the streets of Basildon in Essex, England as part of a new initiative that falls at the intersection of social and …

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