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Greta Thunberg dubs herself a ‘bunny-hugger’ after Boris Johnson’s climate remarks | The Guardian

  Greta Thunberg in Brussels last year. The activist urged leaders to act fast in testimony to Congress on Thursday.Photograph: Kenzo Tribouillard/AFP/Getty Images Activist changes Twitter bio after UK prime minister tells Biden climate summit there’s ‘nothing wrong with bunny-hugging’ … Continue reading

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“It can be done.” – an Earth Day message

In summer 2018, ESA joined with the musician Vangelis and the family of scientist Prof. Stephen Hawking to beam a message marking his passing to the nearest black hole. On 22 April 2020, Earth Day, we’re transmitting this poignant message … Continue reading

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The beautiful tricks of flowers

In this visually dazzling talk, Jonathan Drori shows the extraordinary ways flowering plants — over a quarter million species — have evolved to attract insects to spread their pollen: growing ‘landing-strips’ to guide the insects in, shining in ultraviolet, building … Continue reading

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What is Shinto?

This series was co-written by Kaitlyn Ugoretz, scholar of Japanese religion and new media. Follow her on Twitter @KaitlynUgoretz and learn more about her research on Shinto at http://www.digitalshinto.com.” What is Shinto? This is Episode 1 of a 5-part series … Continue reading

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The Pitch Song

Sometimes you take the time To draw some characters But they get scrapped Because they’re terrible And you’re worthless And you’ll never be suc-cesss-fuuullllll But remember…

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Artist Amy Sherald Depicts a Vast Array of Black Leisure through Monumental and Nuanced Portraits

APRIL 20, 2021 GRACE EBERT Detail of “A Midsummer Afternoon Dream” (2020), oil on canvas, 106 x 101 x 2.5 inches   Amy Sherald  plumbs the multitudes of Black leisure in The Great American Fact, a series of arresting portraits that … Continue reading

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How to Be at Home (2020)

In 2010, the poet, musician and my dear friend, Tanya Davis, wrote the beautiful poem, How to Be Alone, and from this we collaborated to make the film which you can see here vimeo.com/3850863 Ten years later, Tanya has written … Continue reading

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The incredible – and still quite mysterious – way trees trade information via their roots

While researching her doctoral thesis, Suzanne Simard, now a professor of forest ecology at the University of British Columbia, made an astounding discovery – trees in forests seem to possess complex information superhighways in their root systems that allow them … Continue reading

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Pink Oyster mushrooms at home

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HOBBY – an Adobe Pocket Film

A short film about the new hobbies we started while locked down over the past year, in a search for fulfillment…and their failures. Commissioned by Adobe for their Pocket Film Series. Shot on iPhone & DJI OM 4, all transitions … Continue reading

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