Art & Fun

    How will the arts address climate change in 2023?

    As one of the defining issues of our time, it’s no surprise that this year, the world of arts and culture was dominated by the issue of environmental sustainability. While the start of the year was marked by a nuanced exploration of art’s relationship with climate change, over the summer, things escalated into a frenzy of […]

    Top five pavilions for a final visit to Expo 2020 Dubai

    Expo 2020 Dubai is all set for a grand finale on Thursday after welcoming the world for an unforgettable six months. Before the curtain comes down on the global spectacle, there is still time to squeeze in one more visit and fill in a few more countries on your pavilion passport. Here is a look […]

    “Don’t look up”: the satire movie did not impress critics but captured social networks

    Netflix’s new movie “Don’t Look Up” was released just a few days ago, but has already garnered very mixed reviews. Opinion leaders call the film “genius” and film experts “far-fetched.”  Modern satire starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Lawrence has won the favor of social media, although it has been well received by film critics. Let’s […]

    Sir David Attenborough sounds fresh call to save plant life with BBC production ‘The Green Planet’ TV series

    Legendary English naturalist’s five-part BBC series premiers in the Middle East on Jan 10 “The Green Planet” series comes as many of the planet’s ecosystems stand on the brink of collapse, Arab News states. Towering more than 250 feet above the forest floor, the sequoia trees of California are the biggest living things on the […]

    Anatomy of a cli-fi – books about how nature will take revenge on humanity

    We’ve found for you an excellent review of “climate science fiction” written by Knife. Parasitizing on the paranoia of contemporaries is one of the methods of science fiction. The 1950s, when nuclear war was a new and unthinkable threat to life on the planet, can serve as a textbook example. The B film industry has […]

    Massive Attack presented a plan to make music concerts more eco-friendly

    The British band Massive Attack, together with scientists from the Tyndall Center for Climate Change Research in Manchester, presented a plan to reduce carbon emissions at music concerts.   Main recommendations         refusal of flights;       service of concerts by electric cars;       rejection of diesel generators at […]

    Music bands that highlight environmental problems using mass culture

    This article is not about a particular song but about a social phenomenon. Let’s start with the 2021 composition and video clip of the most “eco-friendly” thrash metal band worldwide, Gojira from France. They play no worse, and maybe even better than the famous Brazilian band Sepultura, which regularly addresses the topic of forest conservation. […]

    National Wildlife’s 2021 Photo Contest Winners

    Let’s take a look at the winner photos at the contest organized by National Wildlife Federation, US non-profit organization. *** As the world has reeled in the grip of a pandemic, many of us have discovered new ways of living, seeing the planet and engaging with nature. For some, that meant clinging close to our […]

    The Environmental Photographer of the Year – 14th edition

    Now in its 14th year, The Environmental Photographer of the Year competition showcases the most inspirational environmental photography worldwide.  The award celebrates humanity’s ability to survive and innovate and showcases thought-provoking images that call attention to our impact and inspire us to live sustainably. The winners have been announced in the environmental photographer of the […]

    Expo 2020 Dubai witnesses launch of the sustainability-focused photography competition

    Canon today officially launched its ‘Moments That Matter’ photography competition, which is held in collaboration with the Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum International Photography Award (HIPA), WAM reports. The competition aims to provide a platform for people to harness the power of visual storytelling to spark positive change. Focused on sustainability, one of […]