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Nature Doesn't Produce Trash, Ink and Watercolor Painting, Stephanie Kilgast, 2020

Environmental Day 2020

Nature Doesn't Produce Trash, Ink and Watercolor Painting, Stephanie Kilgast, 2020 BLACK LIVES MATTER Next to the usual biodiversity collapse Earth is experiencing and the pandemic, racism has crept back quite viciously. Or rather, there was a tipping point where the people decided not to stay silent anymore in face of racial discrimination and absurd death. As a society we need to care about and respect everyone, no matter their origins.If we are not even able to care about our own species, how are we ever going to care about all the rest of nature? If you'd like to read more about Black Lives Matter and understand the issues at stake, they have a great website. ENVIRONMENTAL DAY: WHAT CAN ...
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Ocean Acidification, Ink and Watercolor Painting, Stephanie Kilgast, 2020

Ocean Acidification

Ocean Acidification, Ink and Watercolor Painting, Stephanie Kilgast, 2020 Ocean Acidification I am currently working with Pangeaseed Foundation on a future print to release at the end of the year for ocean conservation. I offered to make three different paintings and to let people choose their favorites at the end. Here is the first in some more muted colors. Ocean acidification happens excessive CO2 production is absorbed by oceans making them more acidic.This is destroying reef beyond salvaging, when the oceans become more acidic they start to dissolve anything that is bony. That includes of course the base structure of coral reefs. Corals are a symbiosis of a bone-like structure and some algae. The algae leaves the coral when the ...
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