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Don DeAngelis

Restoring the Everglades

PRESENTED ON APR 20, 2012
IN MIAMI @ VOL 15

Don DeAngelis (of the U.S. Geological Survey) covers the organization's project that targets the restoration of wading bird habitats in the Everglades.

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Island Sky

BY RICHARD GRODEN
@ VOL 15 ON APR 20, 2012

Richard Groden is one of the founders of Island Sky. In his presentation, he talks about its project to extract water from air and turn it into pure drinking water for areas where water is scarce or contaminated. Their goal is not just to produce drinkable water, but also to educate people on the important of sustainability in developing countries. (in English)
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Restoring Liberia's History

BY JEFF TOPHAM
@ VOL 28 ON JUN 13, 2013

Jeff Topham and his brother set out to retake old pictures of their childhood home in Liberia; along the way, they ended up restoring the history of their old country, exposing a new generation to photos of a near unrecognizable Liberia, before rebels and war tore the country apart. The project collected photographs of Liberia from various expats, and eventually culminated in a gallery exhibition. 

"Presentation of the Day" on August 5, 2013.

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The Mother of Wild Animals

BY DIANE PORTER
@ VOL 1 ON AUG 02, 2013

Diane Porter takes us on an intimate tour of the nature surrounding her domicile. She has a particular fascination with birds, and goes into detail on the amazing photographs she's taken.

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H2Oh! My Life and Work with Water

BY SARA CEDAR MILLER
@ VOL 4 ON NOV 21, 2013

Historian Sara Cedar Miller has always been fascinated with water. After working in Central Park for 30 years, she has honed her photography skills to capture the nature of waves, and hopes to publish a book on the history of water in New York. 

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Paper Birds

BY DIANA BELTRÁN HERRERA
@ VOL 9 ON OCT 12, 2012

Diana Beltran creates paper sculptures that have been featured all over the web, in particular her exquisite little birds. She shares her thoughts on nature and her own creative process. (In Spanish)

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Hydrologic: Where Water, Art & Activism Meet

BY KRISANNE BAKER
@ VOL 21 ON APR 11, 2014

Krisanne Baker, ecological artist, water activist and art educator, presents “Hydrologic,” in an effort to raise awareness on behalf of water. She talks about about her thoughts and actions, and the cycles between water's inhabitants and their recipients.

"Presentation of the Day" on September 6, 2014. 

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Ecological Sculpture: Patterns in Nature

BY KIMBERLY CALLAS
@ VOL 21 ON APR 11, 2014

Kimberly Callas is an artist who presents on her current project 'Portrait of the Ecological Self': an artistic investigation that uses sculpted forms of the human body in combination with natural materials to explore images and symbols from nature that strongly connect with the human psyche. This work has recently received a Puffin Foundation Grant and has been exhibited in New York, Chicago, and as far a field as Bulgaria. 

"Presentation of the Day" on August 21, 2014. 

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Nature Boy

BY JUSTIN GIBBENS
@ VOL 3 ON JUN 05, 2015

An adventurous nature boy and artist Justin Gibbens was fascinated with drawing animals and birds since childhood. Eventually he found his passion and forte in the natural science illustration. He takes us through his art blurring the line between science fiction and scientific facts and believes that in our mysterious life the truest expressions of ourselves happen when we do what we love and we are best at!

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Water ... Too Much … or Not Enough

BY MARY BOWMAN
@ DESIGN FRINGE POWERED BY PECHAKUCHA ON MAR 03, 2015

Landcape architect Mary Bowman of Gustavson Porter presents  her current projects using the theme of water to create amenity spaces in Singapore, UAE, UK and Spain involving very romantic parks creation, lush tropical gardens, big waterfalls and water movement, swimming pool, and also to create an ecology within existing reservoirs.

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