Artful Planet

Cave Art

Cave art. Photo by Jeff Walker (Creative Commons)

A series produced in partnership with Conservation Magazine exploring the connections between art and the environment

Drawing Connections Between Art, Science

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Are artists the ultimate environmentalists? Read post »

The Art of Connecting to the Other

In a 1992 cult novel, an ad in the personals slaps a disillusioned child of the ‘60s across awake. The book has had a similar impact on generations of readers since. Read post »

A Look at the Genre of Climate Fiction

A new class of “climate fiction” has hit the publishing scene. But is it the real deal or just a flight of fancy? Read post »

Art Makes Environmental Change Real

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Experiencing the science of climate change rather than learning about it. Read post »

Stonemasonry: Environmental Art as Struggle to Perfect the Imperfect

Stonemasonry is a craft nearly as old as civilization itself. But is it art? Read post »

The Dark Side of Environmental Art

Do doom-and-gloom pictures of environmental devastation and catastrophe make green converts? Read post »

Taking a Stroll With E.O. Wilson

Illuminating the eternal through nature, and the humanity of an icon of science in the latest book by the prolific ecologist E.O. Wilson. Read post »

The Art of Games: Dialing Into the Outdoors Through Mobile Game Apps

It’s not all fun and games when it comes to games featuring the environment. With some green game apps, not only can you live in your world and play in it, you can learn stuff too. Read post »

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