An embrace in the trees

The Hawaiian artist known as Hula painted a portrait on fire scarred trees here in the Pacific Northwest to call attention to climate change. The work is titled “Puliki”, which means “to embrace” in Hawaiian. Puliki was a woman embracing the...
Support

Support

Italian sculptor Lorenzo Quinn, who we’ve featured on this blog before (“The Force of Nature“) is back with a monumental sculpture in Venice, Italy, titled “Support”. A giant pair of hands reaches out of the canal to support the walls of...
Stay together learn the flowers go light

Stay together learn the flowers go light

The rising hills, the slopes, of statistics lie before us. The steep climb of everything, going up, up, as we all go down. In the next century or the one beyond that, they say, are valleys, pastures, we can meet there in peace if we make it. To climb these coming...
Voices from a Melting World

Voices from a Melting World

“Voices from a Melting World” is a beautiful photo essay by environmental photographer Daisy Gilardini about polar bears in Wapusk National Park, Canada. “During the last 36 years, more than 40 percent of the Arctic sea ice has melted. In September...
Sculpture reflects environmental decay

Sculpture reflects environmental decay

Willy Verginer is an Italian sculptor who creates painted wood sculptures. The color added to the sculptures is minimal, but it serves to make more visible, more striking the environmental impact the sculptures are portraying. For more photos of his work, visit Willy...
Paul Nicklen’s conservation photography

Paul Nicklen’s conservation photography

Famed photographer Paul Nicklen recently opened a gallery to display his magnificent photographs, which he hopes will help to raise awareness about climate change and ocean conservation. Paul is a marine biologist, National Geographic photographer, and co-founder of...
Bearing Witness to Climate Change

Bearing Witness to Climate Change

We have featured Diane Burko’s work before, and feature it again in celebration of her new book, Glacial Shifts, Changing Perspectives. With 40 of her paintings and photographs inspired by expeditions to polar regions, the book documents her work in...
California submerging

California submerging

“Dan Cayan, a researcher at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, is investigating how climate affects changes in oceans. Cayan pulls out the 2012 report from the National Research Council, which is the basis for California‚Äôs current sea-level rise assumptions...