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German designer and photographer Tom Hegen is really interested in the consequences of human presence on Earth. While Hegen was in the Netherlands, he decided to immortalize the huge tulip plantations, using aerial photography. Indeed, as he explains on his website, the country cultivates about two billion tulips each year. These flowers have a flowering period of three to four...
This artist creates beautiful wooden sculptures from twigs, tree branches and abandoned roots on the shores of Tokeland, Washington. And the result is really impressive! Called Knock on Wood, Jeffro Uitto's project embodies a beautiful eco-responsible approach. It only uses wood found on the shores of Tokeland, the shores of Smith Creek or the valleys and hills of Willapa. He...
David Burdeny is a Canadian photographer living in Vancouver who has always been interested in lagoons. When he saw a salt lake during a flight to San Francisco, he found the subject for his new series. He ended up traveling to Western Australia, Utah's Great Salt Lake, and the Mojave Desert. Not only the color attracts attention in Burdeny's photographs, but the...
Do you remember cutting paper snowflakes? Rogan Brown has lifted that unassuming artistic expression you've experienced in school, and taken it to the n-th level by combining this with microbiology. Those expansive scale paper models may resemble snow or coral reefs, but they are a representation of different types of microorganisms and life forms. The pattern you see looks natural,...
Nicholas Baker is an illustrator based in Salt Lake City, Utah. He draws his main source of inspiration from the wilderness that surrounds the city he lives in, and he represents it with a very special technique. Baker uses the technique of pointillism, and all his drawings are made up of millions of tiny dots drawn by hand. With a...
Long exposure photography allows you to capture the movement of the stars in the sky as if they were circular psychedelic lines revolving around an eye. This technique of capturing the so-called star trails has been mastered perfectly by the Russian photographer Daniel Kordan, who has gained notoriety on the Web for his space photos. His photos include stars...
Quite a few colorful orchids blossom in British artist Laura Hart's studio. From their symmetry to their sprinkles of color and nuance, they show the extraordinary magnificence of this plant species. Although they look entirely life-like, they're in fact made of glass - but display all specific botanical details of the real flowers, including petals, and each of them...
Have you heard of "Crop Art"? This type of environmental art relies on the use plants or seeds to create an artwork. For obvious reasons, crop art can work best outside, in nature. The specialty of artist Stan Herd is the reproduction of famous paintings using crops. This has brought to him the title "The Father of Crop Art." His...
In 2011, 16-year-old Dutch inventor and entrepreneur Boyan Slat was diving in Greece when he noticed that there was more plastic in the water than there were fish. He decided to try to fix the problem and devoted his time to his research. Two years later, he founded The Ocean Cleanup and gave his first TEDx Talk about cleaning up...
Since 2001, Bennett Ewing a.k.a. Eyevan Tumbleweed has been sculpting with unaltered found wood and assembling mostly faces and bodies from thousands of selected pieces he gathered from mountains, deserts, swamps, forests, rivers, and beaches. His sculptures are made of non-carved, naturally colored woods he collected from his travels in almost 40 U.S. states, Canada, Mexico, and Ireland. His technique...

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