What Happens If the World Gets Too Hot for Animals to Survive? — Mother Jones


Dead cow in California

This story was originally published by the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Last month, during a slow-moving heat wave that smothered much of the United States, the Kansas Department of Health and Environment  1,504 more words

What Happens If the World Gets Too Hot for Animals to Survive? — Mother Jones

About Barbara Crane Navarro - Rainforest Art Project

I'm a French artist living near Paris. From 1968 to 1973 I studied at Rhode Island School of Design in Providence, Rhode Island, then at the San Francisco Art Institute in San Francisco, California, for my BFA. My work for many decades has been informed and inspired by time spent with indigenous communities. Various study trips devoted to the exploration of techniques and natural pigments took me originally to the Dogon of Mali, West Africa, and subsequently to Yanomami communities in Venezuela and Brazil. Over many years, during the winters, I studied the techniques of traditional Bogolan painting. Hand woven fabric is dyed with boiled bark from the Wolo tree or crushed leaves from other trees, then painted with mud from the Niger river which oxidizes in contact with the dye. Through the Dogon and the Yanomami, my interest in the multiplicity of techniques and supports for aesthetic expression influenced my artistic practice. The voyages to the Amazon Rainforest have informed several series of paintings created while living among the Yanomami. The support used is roughly woven canvas prepared with acrylic medium then textured with a mixture of sand from the river bank and lava. This supple canvas is then rolled and transported on expeditions into the forest. They are then painted using a mixture of acrylic colors and Achiote and Genipap, the vegetal pigments used by the Yanomami for their ritual body paintings and on practical and shamanic implements. My concern for the ongoing devastation of the Amazon Rainforest has inspired my films and installation projects. Since 2005, I've created a perfomance and film project - Fire Sculpture - to bring urgent attention to Rainforest issues. To protest against the continuing destruction, I've publicly set fire to my totemic sculptures. These burning sculptures symbolize the degradation of nature and the annihilation of indigenous cultures that depend on the forest for their survival.
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7 Responses to What Happens If the World Gets Too Hot for Animals to Survive? — Mother Jones

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  2. jimwdollar says:

    We have known this was coming for generations. Denial trumps everything. Trump and his minions and the forces of capitalism they represent trump everything. I am ashamed of humanity. Disgusted and ashamed. Humans think they can avoid doing what is hard by pretending it away. By disappearing it by ignoring it. Nothing goes away. Everything gets bigger and meaner and uglier in the darkness in a “You can deal with me now, or you can deal with me later,” kind of way. Well, it’s later. And the time for dealing is done. Now we suffer the consequences of denial. Denial always has consequences. Always and forever.

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  5. pflkwy says:

    O planeta já passou por diversas fases e, não será hoje que vai ser destruído. Pesquisem e vão encontrar resposta para o momento. Como também não se deixe ser manipulado por ONGs à serviço do globalista que querem tirar proveito do medo humano, sobre o meio ambiente. Lógico que devemos ter zelo com a “fauna e flora”.

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