The Age of Loneliness

The Age of Loneliness

Naturalist E.O. Wilson, one of the world’s greatest naturalists, author of Half-Earth, and creator of the Half-Earth Project, suggests we call the time in which we are living the Eremocine—the Age of Loneliness. A heartbreaking and beautiful story by...
Plants and animals utterly confused by climate change

Plants and animals utterly confused by climate change

Lauren Kolesinskas is an amazing illustrator who, as she says, enjoys making normal things look weird. She has created an illustration for a New York Times article describing five plants and animals that are confused by climate change. Her illustration captures the...
A losing battle to save beauty

A losing battle to save beauty

9B regulations manage the “split estate” of our landscape of public lands — the federal government owns the surface land, but corporations own the mineral rights below ground. Many of these regulations predate the National Parks, and there are many...
Consequences of deforestation

Consequences of deforestation

This piece by illustrator Andrea Ucini is titled “What are the local and global consequences of deforestation?”. I love Andrea Ucini’s simple yet full and often fierce visuals. Each expands into a rich story in the viewer’s mind, as the best...
National Parks 2050

National Parks 2050

Artist Hannah Rothstein‘s work is resonating especially strong today as wildfires blaze along western North America, and smoke obscures our view of just about everything. Thousands of people in B.C. (in Canada) have been evacuated from their homes, and much of...