Dolphins are, by all accounts, awe-inspiring creatures. Perhaps they are even more intelligent than us human beings…
To our detriment, silence is in short supply. In fact, noise can be harmful to both us humans and the environment we live in.
In 1962, the marine biologist Rachel Carson published her seminal book on the ecological effects of pesticides, “Silent Spring”. As a result, she advanced the global environmental movement, but was unfairly discredited by her political opponents.
An anecdote about rescuing washed-up jellyfish can teach us a broader lesson about how we might treat the environment we live in.
Sand is a basic ingredient of modern life, most notably as a component of concrete buildings. Our consumption of sand is growing by 10% a year, bringing with it dire ecological consequences.
Olafur Eliasson talks about recreating the sun, light in art, and engaging with the world beyond the gallery.