My family, the trees – Campaign by Sergej Chursyn

Its hard to get many people really to care about trees. Especially if you’re a small organization, the trees you are talking about are somewhere in a rainforest and the people you are talking to are urban people who have very little concept of what a rainforest might be. But it’s much easier to get …

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Making Cleaning Up Fun – The Hudson River Pageant

Last night I went to a benefit party in New York for a wonderful organization that uses art and performance to make cleaning up the local environment fun. Earth Celebrations was founded by Felicia Young as an organization that uses art and performance to raise local awareness in New York City about the environment of …

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Our Relationships To Nature – Gaudi’s Architecture

Nature has inspired humans in many ways over many centuries. But maybe none match the completeness of Antoni Gaudi’s relationship with nature – Nature as structural, functional, spiritual and decorative inspiration. Gaudi was a spiritual man with a great regard for nature as God’s creation. The newly consecrated Sagrada Familia “strives to compress all of …

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Graffiti for the Environment – Banksy’s Art

I have long been an admirer of the art produced by British street artist Banksy. And for many reasons.  His art is clever and witty and his method of delivery (mainly as graffiti) is wonderfully anti-establishment. Nobody (well, probably not quite nobody) knows his true identity. I have been looking for some time for examples …

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