ecology

Essays

Björk’s Beautiful 'Utopia' Is Hopeful in the Face of Decay

Björk Guðmundsdóttir has always worked together with nature, but on her new album, for the first time, she creates her own ecology. It's a stunning response to our ugly Anthropocene.
Lewis Gordon
12.11.17
Features

A Conversation About Ecology, Excess, Truth and Club Music With J.G. Biberkopf

The Lithuanian artist talks us through the dense themes behind his new LP.
Lewis Gordon
11.8.16
Art

Evolutionary Art That Would Make Darwin Go Ape

The question of whether humans are evolving or devolving gets explored in the work of conceptual sculptor and painter Emma Elliott.
DJ Pangburn
11.3.16
Art

How a Miniature Redwood Forest Landed in Downtown Brooklyn

You can now take a “nature bath” in the middle of New York City, thanks to artist Spencer Finch.
Kara Weisenstein
10.10.16
future of food

Why Bee-Friendly Cities Are the Key to World Food Security

According to community ecologist Dr. Mick Hanley, “biodiversity needs to be incorporated into urban planning in a much more strategic way than has been done so far.”
Daisy Meager
10.7.16
Art

Artist Duo Projects Videos on the Banks of the LA River

Under LA by Peggy Weil and Refik Anadol is a series of geological projections shown on the LA River as part of CURRENT: LA WATER, a new public art biennial.
Andrew Nunes
8.8.16
Paris

Listen to the Sound of Extinct Habitats Preserved by an Ex-Hollywood Composer

After working on 'Rosemary's Baby' and 'Apocalypse Now,' Bernie Krause records orchestras of natural animal sounds.
Noémie Jennifer
7.20.16
Art

Extinct Dolphin Bones in Flight Look Like Fossils in Zero Gravity

A dolphin diorama hovers in an open gallery space to bring attention to endangered species.
Diana Shi
7.17.16
Stuff

My Afternoon Eating Dandelions with a Punk 'Wildman' Forager

For the last 35 years, rugged tour guide and author Steve Brill has been bringing people into the woods to show them food they can easily find in the wild to eat or cook.
Laurel Tuohy
4.30.16
Film

Virtually Climb a Giant California Redwood in This 360° Video

Tree-climbing specialist Tim Kovar takes viewers on a 360° ascent up a 200-foot redwood named Grandfather.
DJ Pangburn
4.24.16
Art

The Healing Scars of Land Art

How land art learns not only to shape landscapes, but understand them.
Adam Rothstein
3.31.16
the Earth Died Screaming Issue

Pet Hates

Is your cat costing the Earth?
Robbie Parks, Illustrations: George Heaven
6.15.15
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