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The Art of Games: Dialing Into the Outdoors Through Mobile Game Apps

Bill Chameides | Posted 07.27.2014 | Green
Bill Chameides

Can game apps get kids out of the house and literally into nature? The makers of games like Habitat, whose play combines cartoon-character virtual s...

The Dark Side of Environmental Art

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.27.2014 | Green
Bill Chameides

Do doom-and-gloom pictures of environmental devastation and catastrophe make green converts?

Stonemasonry: Environmental Art as Struggle to Perfect the Imperfect

Bill Chameides | Posted 04.29.2014 | Green
Bill Chameides

This stone structure was designed and built in Vermont by Thea Alvin. No mortar, no pins. Just rocks, gravity, know-how -- vision and execution. So is...

Art Makes Environmental Change Real

Bill Chameides | Posted 03.26.2014 | Green
Bill Chameides

Apparently, scientific information, no matter how solid, is unable to persuade a good many people of the reality of climate change. At the same time we're finding that less objective (and less scientifically valid) types of information can affect people's views.