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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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    Hyperrealistic paintings of Artic ice against climate change

    The New Yorker artist Zaria Forman uses her immense creative talent to document the devastating effects of climate change using Hyperrealistic paintings. For many years she has produced large format landscape drawings using soft pastel shades. Made with hyperrealistic details, the images are an incredible and moving representation of the majesty of glaciers that, despite their impressive size, are rapidly deteriorating due to global warming. Forman‘s earlier work showed instantly recognizable shapes such as glaciers and icebergs. But now his pictorial approach has changed, essentially reducing the landscape. Forman has spent the last two years traveling with scientific missions from NASA to track the movement of ice. The result is…