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Environmental progress in 50 years

On April 22, 1970, the United States celebrated its first Earth Day. It was created by Wisconsin senator Gaylord Nelson to force the government and populace to pay attention to the impact humans have on the natural environment. Earth Day number one saw 20 million people, a full 10 percent of the US population, demonstrate […]

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Sean Yoro underwater murals

Coral reefs throughout the world are in danger, largely because of rising global temperatures created by manmade greenhouse emissions. One artist, Sean Yoro, set out to raise awareness of the marine ecosystem’s fragility through this powerful art installation in Oahu, Hawaii. The project, called “Deep Seads,” consists of three underwater murals painted with ecologically safe […]