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10 Shocking Photos That Will Change How You See Consumption And Waste

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 03.29.2014 | Arts

As individual and anonymous consumers, it's seemingly impossible to even estimate the physical ramifications of our daily consumption and waste. While...

Brave New Consumerism: How to Get from More to Better

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 11.25.2013 | Green
Lisa Kaas Boyle

Perhaps the owners of Toys-R-Us and their advertising team have been reading Brave New World because this advertisement mocking nature and encouraging consumerism seems ripped right from Huxley's book.

Turning the Tide on Plastic Pollution With Art

Francesca Koe | Posted 08.21.2012 | Green
Francesca Koe

Although single-use plastics are widely recognized as one of the largest threats to our oceans, plastic pollution is even more nefarious than what washes up on our beaches daily.

Chris Jordan : A Bold Light Artist Hits Iconic Icelandic Church

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 06.04.2012 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

It's not that light artist Chris Jordan didn't find the sweeping supersonic jet-shaped façade of the church inspiring. He just wanted to make it visi...

My Night In Monterey: Hope For 2012

Brandon Boyd | Posted 05.07.2012 | Home
Brandon Boyd

2012-01-12-videopull.jpgI began this project out of a sense of alarm at the state of our oceans, but I am rounding out this little journey with a deep sense of calm and pride in my fellow Earthlings.

Lights, Cameras And Wonder At NYC's Nuit Blanche

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 12.05.2011 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Still way off the beaten path, and captivatingly so, New York's 2nd annual Nuit Blanche overcame difficult weather and logistical hurdles to blind a f...

Art, Film and Wilderness

Kevin George | Posted 07.16.2011 | Green
Kevin George

Our wilderness is vanishing. In 1956 there were 450,000 lions; today only 20,000 remain. Why are most people unaware of this? What will raise collective awareness of our vanishing wilderness?

How to Avoid Eco-Despair

Lisa Bennett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Lisa Bennett

What happens when we sense that we are surrounded by death -- when we recognize that we are living in an age characterized by unprecedented levels of death and destruction in our natural world?

ENVIRONMENTAL PHOTOGRAPHY: Shortlist For Prix Pictet Prize In Photography And Sustainability Announced

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

The shortlisted photographers for the third annual Prix Pictet prize in photography and sustainability have been announced. The artists include Christ...

Breaking The Plastic Addiction: TEDx Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Deborah Bassett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Deborah Bassett

Surely you are already aware of the dreadful reality of plastic debris poisoning our oceans, toxifying our precious environment and causing serious harm to our delicate minds and bodies.

NY's Nuit Blanche: "Bring To Light"

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

"Bring to Light" made unrestricted access to art possible for one glorious night in Greenpoint, Brooklyn as perhaps 10,000 art lovers got out of their homes to enjoy one evening of enlightenment.

SOUTHWEST ART: Top Current Exhibitions in the Southwest (July/August, 2010)

ArtScene | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
ArtScene

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Dead Plastic Filled Birds (Video): Artist Chris Jordan's New Mission to Midway Island

Stiv J. Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Stiv J. Wilson

Last year, artist Chris Jordan journeyed to Midway Atoll, one of the most remote wildlife refuges on earth to document plastic pollution and it's affects on wildlife. What he found was disturbing.

Artists Saving our Planet from Plastic

Sarah Newman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sarah Newman

The Save My Oceans blog series celebrates artists who are refashioning plastic trash into art. Be inspired by these creative people to turn our seemingly useless waste into something useful.

Shocking: The Most Disturbing Plastic Pollution Video You've Ever Seen (VIDEO)

Stiv J. Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Stiv J. Wilson

Thanks the work of artists like Chris Jordan and many, many others, images are starting to circulate that are making consumers think twice about their plastic consumption.

Planet Earth - Your Lymph Nodes Have Cancer

Mary Liz Thomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mary Liz Thomson

We humans have been in a comfortable denial, enjoying the convenience of throwaway items with no thought to the consequences. Now we face a planet despoiled by toxic plastic.

World Of Waste: America's Mass Consumption In Images

Olivia Zaleski | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Olivia Zaleski

Look at this image. Chris Jordan Pan out . . . Chris Jordan Pan out a little more . . . Chris Jordan, Plastic Bottles, 2007, 60x120" That ...