2013 is designated as the Year of Natural Scotland. We know that the Scottish Poetry Library is planning a programme around this theme, and Creative Scotland are partnering up
Heliotrope is a 12 minute audio and light experience about the seasons. It has been created by a team of artists, designers and scientists, working together to explore the impact of light on minds and bodies.
It’s taking place in the Kibble Palace,
We need to learn to adapt to the environmental crises we have created.
Zoltán Grossman’s article No Longer the Miner’s Canary: Indigenous Nations’ Response to Climate Change published on Terrain.org argues that there are significant lessons to learn from indigenous
PLATFORM, the interdisciplinary social and enviromental practice working across arts, activism, education and research are in Scotland next week contributing to the Human Rights Documentary Film Festival in Glasgow as well as
T J Demos’ review in Brooklyn Rail of the gardening and other ecological projects at dOCUMENTA. He’s positive about the projects, but critical of dOCUMENTA’s lack of any overarching critical framework.
The New Scientist’s CultureLab blog ran a story, Bio-artists who tinker with tools of science, in early August on artists working with “the tools of science.” The article draws in particular on the work of SymbioticA. It doesn’t talk about Critical Art Ensemble or
Scottish Natural Heritage publishes a guide to various funding sources for natural heritage projects – included are schemes that support on the ground action as well as communication and education. This guide covers EU, Public Sector, Lottery as well as Trusts and Foundations and can be
I normally criticise environmentalists using financial numbers, but Bill McKibben’s argument in August’s Rolling Stone is based on really interesting numbers:
167 countries are signed up to the 2° target (keep the impact of climate change within this range).
565 gigatons is the amount of carbon