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paper presented at Regarding the Earth: Ecological Vision in Word and Image

My paper Constructing a resilience aesthetic in the face of zombie environmentalism was presented at Regarding the Earth: Ecological Vision in Word and Image on the weekend: A recent trend in twenty-first century relations with the natural world has been a ‘darkening’ in the tone of debate. The popularity of the zombie as a cultural …

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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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Shy (dissolution + exchange) — needed 25 more participants!

  Wanted: 25 extra people in the southern hemisphere for a photocopy/mail art project called Shy (dissolution + exchange). This is a project that I had in proposal form a few years ago (kinda this one http://www.perditaphillips.com/proposition-2-dissolution-of-the-southern-skies-2) for the exhibition called Melbourne 2010: How Can a Network….? . It’s now been revamped as I am …

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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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