Tag Archives: Environment

The global coffee crisis is coming

Coffee is one of the most popular commodities on Earth. It’s grown by nearly 125 million farmers, from Latin America to Africa to Asia. But as man-made climate change warms the atmosphere, the notoriously particular coffee plant is struggling. Places … Continue reading

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How Aztecs told history

Camilla Townsend is distinguished professor of history at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey. Her research in Nahuatl-language sources has garnered numerous awards, including a Guggenheim and a Public Scholar award from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Her … Continue reading

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Dynamic Patterns in Water as Analogue Models

Rupert shows how wave-patterns can give rise to forms, and discusses the history of liquid computers. A talk by Rupert at the International Conference on the Physics, Chemistry and Biology of Water, in Bad Soden, Germany, in October 2019. Home … Continue reading

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Dinosaur relative’s genome linked to mammals – ScienceBlog.com

Scientists from the University of Adelaide and South Australian Museum have collaborated with Otago University, New Zealand and a global team to sequence the genome of the tuatara – a rare reptile whose ancestors once roamed the earth with dinosaurs. The … Continue reading

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Bizarre Porcelain Sculptures by Artist Morel Doucet Tangle Limbs, Seashells, and Coral

Based in Miami, artist Morel Doucet imbues his surreal artworks with a reminder that the natural world is ripe with entanglements. Often monochromatic, the slip-cast and hand-built porcelain pieces merge flora and fauna into dense amalgamations: a series of naked figures … Continue reading

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The deforestation of the Amazon rainforest is a constant threat to Brazilian fauna, flora and indigenous communities. In this new music video for the DJ and activist Moby, we brought the forest characters to life in order to raise awareness … Continue reading

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Wildlife revival: Conservation wins for tigers and gorillas

As mountain gorillas number more than 1,000 and India’s tiger populations rebound, recovery efforts reap their rewards. Nick Clark   As we mark World Conservation Day this week, it is a good time for some heartening news from the environmental … Continue reading

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Learn words in the Bundjalung language from northern NSW

More at http://ab.co/2g0qxtx How do you say ‘thank you’ in Bundjalung? In the languages of eastern Australia it’s rare to find words that are like salutations or small talk – because Aboriginal people had no use for them. Evelyn Araluen … Continue reading

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Future Islands – For Sure

For Sure is an animated music video. Two autonomous rental cars finding love on the way across state lines after a climate collapse. Made in a small room in Brooklyn during the first 2 months of COVID-19 lockdown. Some behind … Continue reading

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Jan Enkelmann | Edge of Humanity Magazine

Oxford Circus, Sunday 5 April 2020   Jan is a London-based documentary and travel photographer, dividing his time between commercial commissions and personal projects. Most of his projects are observations of people in public spaces. “Lockdown London On 23 March, … Continue reading

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