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Da Vinci Work Recreated on Melting Arctic Ice

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"Melting Vitruvian Man" draws attention to vanishing sea ice

Leonardo da Vinci's famous Vitruvian Man sketch has been reproduced by an artist in the Arctic to draw attention to climate change. John Quigley, an artist specializing in aerial art, travelled on a Greenpeace icebreaker to create the copper artwork in the Fram Strait, about 500 miles from the North Pole. The piece, entitled "Melting Vitruvian Man", measures the equivalent of four......read more

John Oliver on Antarctica

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Hilarious PSA to fend off tourism to the continent of melting ice

If you are among the terrible people considering going to Antarctica, John Oliver has a message for you: Don’t! And stop being so terrible! Actually, Antarctica sounds pretty cool, what with those cute penguins and that fresh water and that untouched la–wait, no. No, going to Antarctica is a bad, bad idea. Consider the environment. Or consider this PSA. Look, just go to Alaska,......read more

Fabiano Busdraghi: Antarctica

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Stunning images of the Ice Continent

The Southern Ocean around Antarctica, which connects the Atlantic, the Pacific and Indian Oceans, is believed by climate scientists to hold important information about global warming. It was for this reason that Italian photographer/oceanographer Fabiano Busdraghi traveled there in 2007. When he returned, he had compiled a stunning compilation of images of the world's most remote continent. Said......read more

SHFT Sampler 11-12-10

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Weekly links: Pimped-out bikes, phone book sculptures, and a renewed push for offshore drilling in the Arctic.

Freewheelers is a series of video portraits of tricked-out bikes and the people who ride them – from self-build fixies and coveted vintage steeds to bikes as art or manifestations of style. Two bipartisan senators have proposed a sensible idea that most people are going to hate. Tom Carper (D-Del.) and George Voinovich (R-Ohio) wrote to President Obama’s National Commission on Fiscal......read more

SHFT Sampler 8-3-10

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Essential weekly links: Arctic wilderness, coconut water, and a really nice house.

Visions of the Arctic: Earthjustice, Florian Schulz and Patagonia team up to protect Arctic wilderness. Epic photography. Oh no, you don't: A pair of House Democrats seek to stop BP from taking a $10 billion tax write-off for its spill response costs. Widening the electric car consumer base: Treehugger argues the case for EV subsides. Cuckoo for coconut water: Kiera Butler on the latest......read more

Senators Deliver Seeds to Arctic

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Chili peppers spice up remote seed vault.

Seven bipartisan U.S. senators recently travelled to an Arctic seed vault to deliver a variety of crop seeds including hot peppers and sorghum. The seeds were placed into the sort of safety deposit box to ensure the preservation of their species in the future. The Svalbard Global Seed Vault is a 'doomsday' inspired concept that contains seeds of more than 525,000 crop varieties.......read more

From the Farmbox

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A journey into community supported agriculture continues. On the menu: Poached arctic char with Italian dandelion contorni.

Dandelions! Greens! Is it? Can it be? It must be! (drum roll please)…It’s SPRING!   It’s enough to make my blue eyes turn turquoise. No kidding.   Now, if you’re like me, then your normal recipe for dandelions is a good hard yank with a garden-gloved fist followed by a cold beer for all your hard work. But seeing as these were Italian dandelions, that just......read more

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