Observing the moment when the earth stood still to the human race, when the air was fresh and smog-free, when rivers ran clear from human debris, Covid-19 is a fitting time to explore the common link that humans share with every object and organism. ~ Tanisha Bhana
Addressing the COVID 19 Pandemic using Mediation and Collaboration.
We know the rules, stay home! Practice social distancing, wash your hands frequently for at least 20 seconds. Articles write about vaccines being developed but it is noted it may take months to have them ready.
The Paris Agreement meets the requirements of a treaty under the Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties and is part of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). This paper examines the status and legal structure of the agreement in international law, sets out the objectives of the Paris Agreement and provides background material leading to the Paris Agreement.
The whale’s feeding grounds are at risk; firstly, due to the loss of krill, secondly because of the high salt content on the ice and thirdly due to global warming, their cold waters are warming on the way to the tropics and the whale interprets in this rise in temperature that they have reached the tropics for breeding.
Fields, Trees and Quantum – art images combining the beauty of our planet with scientific advances.
Images of “Our Changing World” using poetry and photographic portraiture. Images of who we are and what may follow. South African artist, Tanisha Bhana, seeks to “ignite a subconscious repulsion and connection to common associations that tie us together.” Her poetry and photographic images are provided for your thought and reflection.
CONTEMPORARY ART THAT ALERTS US TO OUR CHANGING WORLD
The art work of Tanisha Bhana illustrates the impact people have on themselves, all living beings, and the earth. Her work communicates difficult times in human history. She shows the changing landscape, a time of crisis and emergency. The work touches us by showing the impact people have on biodiversity.
It is up to you to provide a response to the images. Ask yourself whether the art speaks to you about our changing world?
The narrator brings us words from the COP21 Paris agreement on Climate Change. The photographer shares images in support,
After seeing the painting at a recent art exhibition in France, I requested if I might publish an image of the painting. I thank the artist for his agreement and dedication of the painting, Big Earth Mama II, pour Charalee.
The Creative Arts are providing information to people about climate change and water issues. I provide a sample of sites showing how artists, filmmakers, activists and the United Nations COP 21 and COP 22 are addressing these issues.