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...
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...
Flag for Arctic Sea Ice

Flag for Arctic Sea Ice

This image, “Flag for Arctic Sea Ice” by Andrea Krupp, is based on the Greenlandic flag and imagines the breakup of the Arctic sea ice around Greenland and the impact that will have on the culture and myths of the people of that land. The artist says:...
THAW

THAW

Lakes and rivers on the rapidly melting Greenland ice cap, from a new collection of photographs titled “THAW” by Timo Lieber. The collection highlights the rapidly accelerating melt of the ice cap, which is losing an estimated 380 billion tons of ice...
Undeniably altered by humanity

Undeniably altered by humanity

When we affect the climate, there is no more untouched wilderness. I found that so strange that an area could be two things at once—the very definition of human intervention and also virgin wilderness. It occupies both in our minds and that’s...