Richard Conniff reviews If Mayors Ruled the World by Benjamin Barber
Music in the key of algae
A new take on Buckminster Fuller’s iconic map
Jason G. Goldman reviews Virginia Morell’s Animal Wise
It was just after six o’clock in the evening on an autumn day in Kenya’s Samburu National Reserve.
A cabinet modeled after snowpack data
Artist Adrien Segal has transformed cold, hard data about snow into an undulating wood sculpture.
Jim Denevan’s large-scale sand art makes a big visual impact—not an environmental one. Denevan often walks miles to create a single drawing.
Iain Woodhouse, an expert in remote sensing at the University of Edinburgh, spends a lot of time looking at the forests of the world through the eyes of satellites.
A review of All Natural by Emma Marris
The title and cover of David Quammen’s newest book would lead one to guess that this consistently brilliant writer has crafted a terrifying tale about how we’re all going to be infected
Make music, create a lightshow, and control a computer—with a plant