Every year, thanks to poachers, 30,000 species are driven to extinction. And in Africa alone, 96 elephants a day are killed at the hands of these poachers. But in Zimbabwe, efforts are being made to turn the tide against this illegal activity. Through his International Anti-Poaching Foundation, Australian Iraq war veteran Damien Mander has put together a skilled group of women to lead the charge.
Traveling circuses have wowed viewers around the world for over 100 years.
When Marietta Bernstorff read a story about a young woman’s violent death, it left her completely rattled.
During an interview featuring music legend Dolly Parton, the feisty superstar made a memorable comment concerning recent U.S. protests: “I understand people having to make themselves known and felt and seen, and of course Black lives matter. Do we think our little white a**es are the only ones that matter? No!” Parton’s remarks not only made headlines but also caught the attention of artist Kim Radford who immediately drew new inspiration from it.
British street artist Banksy is well-known for his use of public art to support social causes.
The year 2020 has proven itself to be full of unprecedented, world-changing events.
It is often said that “representation matters.” And if you needed any proof of this, just look to the excited smiles and tears of joy that come from children after they receive one of Amy Jandrisevits‘ handmade dolls. The former social worker is a skilled crafter who specializes in a unique kind of doll making: look-alikes for those with visible physical differences.
It's been over two months since the George Floyd protests in Portland, Oregon began.
Denver-based artist Thomas “Detour” Evans doesn't limit himself to one medium.
In Virginia, one artist is helping his community reclaim a controversial monument in the name of Black Lives Matter. The Robert E. Lee Monument now stands as the only remaining Confederate statue on Richmond's historic Monument Avenue. While litigation ties up the statue's removal, light projection artist Dustin Klein is using his art to change the meaning of this contentious monument.
Illustrator Nikkolas Smith is always creating.
Electronic musicians are sampling the sounds of endangered birds as a way to save these lyrical creatures.