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    Greenland lost in one day the ice that should have preserved until 2050

    The heat wave that shook Europe at the end of July has shifted towards the boreal regions of the planet, parking momentarily in Greenland, where it has caused a very disturbing obvious effect. Indeed, due to this circumstance, the gigantic island lost more than half of its ice surface, which simply melted due to the heat. It is estimated that about 12.5 billion tons of ice ended up converted into a sufficient volume of water to fill 64 million Olympic pools. The images speak for themselves, as can be seen in this video: According to experts on climate and ecological issues, this melting is anticipated in almost 30 years, as…

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    J. Henry Fair shows in his Photographs the “Industrial Scars” left by Modern Life

    What better way to make the world aware of what we are doing on our planet, than with photographs? J. Henry Fair has captured the toxic waste that is killing our planet. “Industrial Scars” is another example of what we want to call “sustainability” is, in the end, quite the opposite. Fireplaces that expel tons of smoke or toxic waste that stain the rivers, are some of the images that you can see in this photographs. J. Henry Fair has dedicated to documenting in aerial view, the damage caused to the earth. The abstract images are of an incomparable beauty, with reddish colors like lava, or yellow like the sun,…

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    Peeta transforms ordinary buildings in Giant Optical Illusions

    The Italian urban artist Peeta (web) combines elements of graffiti and abstract art to paint murals that seem to transform and dissolve large architectural structures. The abstract shapes swirl and cut the walls creating optical illusions that defy common sense and logic. The most recent location in which Peeta has painted his amazing murals is a building in Mannheim, Germany, which is part of the Stadt.Wand.Kunst 2019 street-art project. For such a project, Peeta painted a great geometric design on a Mannheim building. Using sharp lines, curved shapes and different shades of blue, white and gray, he visually altered the edge of the structure, creating a new impossible facade. “I…

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    Chefchaouen, The Blue Pearl of Morocco

    Chefchaouen is located in the Rif mountain in northern Morocco. City between mountains, it slides through the skirt of two imposing horned peaks. This charming town stands out for the blue color in which the inhabitants have painted their houses and streets. Each neighbor brings a different charm giving the town a fantastic, fairy-tale air, turning its land into one of the most bewitching in northern Morocco. The visit of Chefchaouen can begin in the Outta el Hamman square, heart and epicenter of the land and continue along its cobblestone streets discovering squares and fountains around every corner or admiring its hammams, mosques, craft markets… One of the best views…

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    Whales with Ocean Plastics Agonize in Budapest

    We know not only whales but also the Mediterranean Sea is drowning. The impact of its ecosystem is a cause for alarm and urgent measures to ensure its survival. But Greenpeace has something to say. The Mediterranean Sea is one of the most visited tourist destinations by Hungarians every summer, but unfortunately, tourists who come to their favorite sea have to meet another guest: water pollution. According to WWF, almost 570 thousand tons of garbage flood the sea each year, equivalent to 33,800 plastic bottles per minute. Activists from Greenpeace put a couple of life-size sculptures of two whales that emerge from a sea of ​​plastic debris in front of…

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    Tokyo never sleeps: Vibrant Night Photographs of Hosokawa Ryohei

    Photographer Hosokawa Ryohei is based in Tokyo. He captures the energetic nightlife of the Japanese capital. And does a fantastic work! Its vibrant night landscapes portray the fascinating metropolis of cement and neon, its buildings and inhabitants. Hosokawa Ryohei often plays with perspective, light and reflections, using puddles and streets that are slippery with rain as part of his compositions. In them, buildings and urban flashes are reflected in their liquid surfaces. Most of his images are long exposure snapshots. More of his marvelous images: I’ve never been there in Tokyo and I have to. Soon. Ryohei photographs with an Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II camera. You can check his…

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    “Sea Walls: Artists for the Ocean” mix Art and Awareness

    Art is capable of everything and even more on the street, when it is within reach of all those minds and hearts willing to be removed, moved and aware of certain problems that we can not continue to ignore. There is an initiative that has materialized in art and activism and is moved by a maxim: “A drop of paint can create an ocean of change“. The situation of the world’s oceans is alarming; the data thrown on pollution and number of species dying in the ocean being invaded by huge amounts of plastic are devastating. That’s why you have to activate the alarms to create awareness and, you have…

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    Amazing Chernobyl photos made with infrared camera

    Russian photographer Vladimir Migutin recently ventured into the Chernobyl exclusion zone, armed with an infrared camera from Kolari Vision. The 1,000 square miles surrounding the Chernobyl nuclear power plant form a strange space of transition. A place where, 30 years after the accident, humans stay away, but animals and nature continue. Using a full spectrum camera and a 590nm infrared filter, Migutin documented this incredibly surreal environment. Surprisingly, when walking through the area he did not perceive a melancholic atmosphere, a consequence of the tragedy that took place. Instead, he found himself transported to a “kind of ‘paradise’ of a different planet.” By using an infrared filter, Migutin’s vision of…

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    The Stunning Pixel Art from Pappas Pärlor

    Johan Karlgren is a Swedish urban artist better known as Pappas Pärlor, who has gained a name with his exhibitions in the public, from which he takes advantage of the scenarios to place his pixel art. What he does is to place plastic figures on streets, parks, roads and other public spaces to recreate scenes of cartoons, video games and other 2D creatures and integrating them into urban environments. His creations are fun to watch as each piece is created to interact with its surroundings making them stand out. Well, that part is clearly visible when you look at a few of his creations! “A creation can take me 15…

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    ‘Murmuration’: A magical installation composed of 10,000 porcelain birds

    Cai Guo-Qiang was born in 1957 in Quanzhou (China) and trained in stage design at the Shanghai Theater Academy; since then he has worked in multiple media within the art, such as drawing, installation, video and performance. From all of this comes “Murmuration“. Based on Eastern philosophy and contemporary social issues as a conceptual basis, his work respond to culture and history and establish an exchange between viewers and the wider universe that surrounds them; its explosion of art and installations are impregnated with a force that transcends the two-dimensional plane to engage with society and nature. Cai’s work has been awarded and recognized with awards such as the Golden…