September 15, 2021

Conservation Photographer Cristina Mittermeier on the State of Our Oceans and Using Art To Take Action [Podcast]

Conservation photographer Cristina Mittermeier is known for her legendary coverage of wildlife. In the latest episode of the Top Artist podcast, we talk to Cristina about her incredible career and current work with Sea Legacy. Cristina shares some really inspiring stories during our chat. She tells us about how she transitioned into the field of photography (from a science background) and even bought her own boat with her partner, Paul Nicklen.

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September 14, 2021

Biotech Company Raises $15 Million to Bring the Woolly Mammoth Back to Life

The woolly mammoth went extinct roughly 10,000 years ago, but it may be getting a new lease on life if one company has anything to say about it. Colossal, which was co-founded by tech entrepreneur Ben Lamm and Harvard Medical School genetics professor George Church, has privately raised $15 million to make it happen. Their intent is to have calves in about six years. The project is an extension of Dr.

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September 14, 2021

Vibrant Drawings Use Layers of Colors and Lines To Visualize Portraits of Modern People

Portraits not only capture the personality of the sitter, but also the character of the era in which they were made. Denver-based artist Lui Ferreyra utilizes color, shape, and line to create striking modern portraits that reflect “today's labyrinthine digital age.” His impressive portfolio features a mix of traditional pieces made with colored pencils, as well as some that are drawn digitally.

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September 13, 2021

Gen Z Is Devoting Their Budding Careers To Fighting the Climate Crisis

The youth of Generation Z were born into a world of cellphones and streaming video. Despite the technical fluency attributed to their childhood in the digital age, the generation also shares some overwhelming concerns. Chief among these is the climate crisis, which can no longer be described as “impending” but rather already happening.

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