Tag Archives: environment

Deep Focus: Chasing Ice

  The Sundance Award-winning film Chasing Ice features the work of National Geographic photographer James Balog and his quest to capture time-lapse images of glaciers melting as a result of undeniable climate change. Politics and skepticism aside, this documentary  captures a breathtaking landscape and can be described as nothing less than a photographic masterpiece of rarely seen images and world […]

Eco Art + Design Depot: Celebrating “Creative Reuse” on Earth Day

  In celebration of Earth Day on Sunday, April 22, 2012, Benevolent Media and SCRAP DC presented an afternoon of eco-conscious art and design, featuring a pop-up marketplace of local vendors and interactive workshops led by teaching artists dedicated to inspiring “creative reuse” and environmentally sustainable behavior. This event was scheduled as part of The Water Street Project, a multidisciplinary […]

Call for Entries: Eco-Comedy Video Competition

  From American University’s Center for Environmental Filmmaking: The contest is open to anyone who prepares a short, funny video for YouTube, which communicates a clear message about clean energy and/or green jobs. Submissions must: Be humorous! Address the issue of clean energy and/or green jobs Reach a broad audience beyond just environmentalists. Be an […]

Q&A with Peter Holmes: Capturing the Invisible

  Canadian photographer Peter Holmes was growing frustrated with the seeming inability of the policies he was studying at school to have an effective impact on real life politics. “I wanted to combine my studies in international relations and political science with my passion for photography,” said the 26-year-old Alberta native, who graduated from the University of British […]

Call for Entries: Chicago Clean Air Design Challenge

Unit 2 Collective and Design Makes Change, two nonprofits dedicated to social change through design, is sponsoring a regional design competition, “The Air We Breathe: The Chicago Clean Air Design Challenge,” to address air quality issues in two local neighborhoods—Pilsen and Little Village. Poor air quality is an issue that affects all Chicagoans. However, residents of Pilsen […]

The Power of Photography

From A Photo Editor, “Using Photography To Create Tipping Points Around Conservation,” September 27, 2010: One of the highlights of last weekend’s Telluride Photography Festival was seeing the work of Robert Glenn Ketchum and learning about the International League of Conservation Photographers. If your photography had the kind of impact Robert’s has just once in […]