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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...
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...
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...
British artist Rebecca Louise Law suspends fresh flowers with copper wire, transforming art galleries, museums and exhibition halls into indoor public gardens that take viewers into a whirlwind of colors, textures, and scents. Her art is a study of floral forms and their evolution through the stages of beauty and decay. Hanging from the ceiling of the exposition space, the...
J. Henry Fair is an American photographer and environmental activist who captures beautiful but chilling aerial photographs for his series, Industrial Scars. Those images look like objects of art but in fact show the toll our consumerism is taking on the nature. Fair tries to force the observer to confront the price we all are paying for the convenience...
'Soup' is a general description given to plastic flotsam and jetsam that is suspended in the ocean. It's also a specific reference to the accumulated refuse in a zone of the North Pacific Ocean, known as the 'garbage patch'. British photographer Mandy Barker has created a series of photo collages called 'Soup' which portrays these disposed items and marine...
The Netherlands, also known as Holland, is transformed into a vast sea of flowers from mid-March to mid-May. It starts with crocus season in March, followed by daffodils and hyacinths then around mid-April up to the first week of May, tulips will show their beautiful colors. It is reported that The Netherlands produced an estimated nine billion flower bulbs annually...
An abandoned and overgrown landscape of a theme park called Nara Dreamland, that closed nearly a decade ago, became the unusual background of a set of artistic photos by French photographer Victor Habchy. Built in 1961, Nara Dreamland was a brainchild of Kunizu Matsuo and was supposed to be Japan's answer to Disneyland. Matsuo even met up with Walt Disney...
Some cameras are sturdier than others and have the rare chance to visit extreme places and live to tell the tale. One such camera shot a mesmerizing video of hot lava approaching and engulfing it; although the photographer thought it was lost forever, even after being encased in liquid rock it refused to turn off and continued to transmit...

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