TV should weave environmental messaging into shows and drama plots, BAFTA says

Climate change should be the focus of more TV shows and drama plots to help raise awareness of the issues, according to the British Academy of Film and Television (BAFTA). A new report released by Bafta found the word “cake” was mentioned 15 times more than climate change in non-news British television programming – with 46,063 mentions compared to 3,125 mentions of climate change. Certain … Continue reading TV should weave environmental messaging into shows and drama plots, BAFTA says

Tarot Art from 3 female artists specialising in illustration and comic book-style

Tarot is a tool that anyone can use in their communications with their inner being or intuition. Fortunately there are numerous decks to suit everyone – whether a seasoned user or advanced tarot reader. In recent years, I have come across a growing number of artists specialising in illustration and comic books developing tarot decks, many of whom are female. It is these decks that particularly … Continue reading Tarot Art from 3 female artists specialising in illustration and comic book-style

On This Planet: Illustration exhibition in aid of protecting animal habitats from destruction

On This Planet is an illustration exhibition aiming to raise awareness of the biggest challenge facing wildlife – habitat loss and habitat fragmentation – while fundraising for land. By purchasing land, it creates, relatively rapidly, protected reserves in areas under imminent threat of destruction. The exhibition, which runs from 18-21 May at The Old Street Gallery in London, features over 30 illustrators from the UK … Continue reading On This Planet: Illustration exhibition in aid of protecting animal habitats from destruction

Green Vinyl Records: In pursuit of making vinyl environmentally-friendly

Vinyl sales are on the rise and as demand for LPs and 12″s rise, the need for environmentally-friendly methods of producing vinyl has become more apparent. That’s where Green Vinyl Records, a group of eight Dutch companies, are working together to develop an environmentally friendly alternative production process for vinyl records. Green Vinyl Records aims to reduce the amount of energy and waste within the … Continue reading Green Vinyl Records: In pursuit of making vinyl environmentally-friendly

Mori Kono: Artist creates wildlife woodcarvings from felled trees

When trees fell, Japanese wood carving artist Mori Kono sets out to create wildlife woodcarvings from the remnants. Capturing the playfulness of woodland animals, the Canada-based artist often carves the creatures so that they look like they’re crawling from forest trees, or positioned to hang from wooden logs. Mori Kono and his team make use of local materials such as yellow and red cedar, alder, … Continue reading Mori Kono: Artist creates wildlife woodcarvings from felled trees

The Joyous Afrobeat-Jazz of Ezra Collective — Bandcamp Daily

https://bandcamp.com/EmbeddedPlayer/v=2/track=3667862194/album=884154608/size=large/bgcol=ffffff/linkcol=0687f5/tracklist=false/artwork=small/ One of the most exciting young groups on the thriving U.K. jazz scene make their full-length debut. via The Joyous Afrobeat-Jazz of Ezra Collective — Bandcamp Daily Continue reading The Joyous Afrobeat-Jazz of Ezra Collective — Bandcamp Daily

Artist Robin Crofut-Brittingham envisions a world where flora and fauna reclaim the planet

Artist Robin Crofut-Brittingham has envisioned a world in which flora and fauna reclaim the planet, through a series of vibrant watercolour paintings. The artist’s paintings reflect on the relationship between humans and the natural world. The series, entitled Strange New Eden, feature female figures whose skin is wrapped in flowers and plants, and then jungles where it is not safe for humans to inhabit. These … Continue reading Artist Robin Crofut-Brittingham envisions a world where flora and fauna reclaim the planet

Women + Patterns + Plants: Helping women to reconnect to Mother Earth through colouring in

Artist and designer Sarina Mantle is helping women to reconnect to Mother Earth through a different medium – a self-care colouring book, Women + Patterns + Plants. With a strong resonance for indigenous cultures, plant life, shamanic healing and the divine feminine, Sarina Mantle has created a beautiful book that takes the colourist on a mindful and engaging journey that is empowering. Women + Patterns … Continue reading Women + Patterns + Plants: Helping women to reconnect to Mother Earth through colouring in

Shapethree: Pro-skateboarder Dave Bachinsky upcycles discarded decks into useful items

Pro-skateboarder Dave Bachinsky is working to reverse wastefulness in the skateboarding industry by upcycling discarded decks into useful products. Skateboarding tends to generate a lot of waste. Pro-skateboarders tend to change their skateboard every month, largely due to intense use both on the street and in skateparks. Manufacturing a skateboard requires a lot of resources – typically wood from 3-5 maple trees is used to produce … Continue reading Shapethree: Pro-skateboarder Dave Bachinsky upcycles discarded decks into useful items

Snoop Dogg and Ed Sheeran lend vocals to environmental song, Earth

The legendary Snoop Dogg and Ed Sheeran are among a number of musicians to have honed their vocals towards an environmental message for comedian and rapper’s Earth song and video. Earth – which was released ahead of Earth Day on Monday – brings much needed attention to the climate change crisis. The song and video, which were created to raise awareness and money for environmental … Continue reading Snoop Dogg and Ed Sheeran lend vocals to environmental song, Earth