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131 Years of Global Warming in 26 Seconds

  Go to http://www.climatecentral.org/blogs/131-years-of-global-warming-in-26-seconds/ to see 131 Years of Global Warming in 26 Seconds The data comes from NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies in New York, which monitors global surface temperatures. As NASA notes, “in this animation, reds indicate temperatures higher than the average during a baseline period of 1951-1980, while blues indicate lower […]

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Zombie Environmentalism

  Zombie environmentalism. Phrase. /’zombi In|vaIren’ment(a)lIz(e)m/ A trend in early 21st century relations with the natural world. It can be divided into three different aspects. 1. The behaviour of individuals or groups in society which is willingly or unconsciously uncaring of the natural world and the consequences of individual or collective behaviours. The conduct of […]

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The Night Watchman, 2004 by Francis Alÿs

  Unfortunately I can’t embed this video. I found it whilst searching for a video/dvd on Alÿs. http://www.artangel.org.uk//projects/2005/seven_walks/video_the_nightwatch/video_the_nightwatch

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world migratory bird day 9 May

   

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tree death — mentions Lake Clifton but refers to deaths around the world

  Climate change is here… NARRATION Something has changed too, for the Tuart trees. At Lake Clifton, south of Perth, their twisted skeletons rise through the peppermint groves. These ones died in the 1990s. In other areas, they are failing to fruit, and the species’ seed bank is drastically declining. Prof Giles Hardy Again, we […]

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Earth Day today!

    wishing you, earth, less extinctions and habitat loss wishing all humans thoughtful and radical connections and positive futures

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Where You Walk Matters

  Forest walking is better for your health than urban walking for cardiovascular and metabolic health according to Japanese research http://www.hphpcentral.com/article/where-you-walk-matters Original Paper: Qing Li; Toshiaki Otsuka; Maiko Kobayashi; Yoko Wakayama; Hirofumi Inagaki; Masao Katsumata; Yukiyo Hirata; YingJi Li; Kimiko Hirata; Takako Shimizu; Hiroko Suzuki; Tomoyuki Kawada; Takahide Kagawa Acute effects of walking in forest […]

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Roebuck Bay cliffs

  I just saw a lovely photo of BBO which reminded me of bird banding and red cliffs.    

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what books do after dark

  from Type Books, Toronto

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why do we keep going?

  Arts industry statistics from the Australia Council. Is art more like religion or a gambling addiction?

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Saba Skabern at Novo Mesto, Slovenija

  A short snippet of this extensive audio-video installation by Saba Skabern called Conversation with the Ancestors. Adela Skabern Saba Skabern at Novo Mesto, Slovenija (studio shots of works being prepared) Above is one of the works being prepared in the studio but check out the visualisation here of the entire show http://virtualen.si/demo/Saba_3D/virtualen.si_Pogovor_s_predniki.html. Saba collaborated […]

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Dawn Chorus

  Someone has uploaded and extract of Marcus Coates’ Dawn Chorus online. Here is a baltic bites about it

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Rapid evolutionary change in penguins astounds scientists

 

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blind box fundraiser — Polytechnic West students

  A fundraiser for Polytechnic West (Midland) Art and Design students for their graduate show. Pick up works by Eva Fernandez,  Nalda Searles, John Parkes, Donna Franklin, Peter Dailey and Stuart Elliott (to name a few) for $100. Please come on the 27th and support WA’s next crop of emerging artists. My box is in […]

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crow stealing a warm egg

  On Sunday we went for a walk up from Bibra Lake. Whilst at the lake we found an egg exposed out on the sandy bank. It looked like a duck egg and it was still warm to touch. There were some pairs of ducks roosting, head under wing, further down on the edge of […]

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