Stacy Levy’s ‘Melting Point’ Sculpture Responds to the Changing Climate

January 19, 2012 by  
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With her sculpture Melting Point , artist Stacy Levy created a simple but dynamic work that responds to our changing environment. It may look like a chandelier of honey, but what it actually comprises of is a series of glass globes containing different types of vegetable oils that react to fluctuating temperatures. The oils cloud and clear depending on the air outside, making a dramatic statement on our rapidly changing world. Read the rest of Stacy Levy’s ‘Melting Point’ Sculpture Responds to the Changing Climate Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Climate Change , Installation , melting point , outdoor sculpture , pennsylvania , stacy levy , vegetable oils

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The Taliban Is Devastating Pakistan’s Forests To Fund Insurgency

January 19, 2012 by  
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No one was silly enough to think that the death of Osama Bin Laden would mean the end of the Taliban , but it seems that recent strikes against their forces have hit their finances hard. Previously, the Taliban relied on weapon and opium sales to fund their operations, but as the UN, NATO and other allied forces clamp down on these businesses, they have been forced to find other sources of income. Unfortunately, the new source seems to be Pakistan’s luscious forests. Read the rest of The Taliban Is Devastating Pakistan’s Forests To Fund Insurgency Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: osama bin laden , pakistan deforestation , pakistan forests , pakistan illegal timber , Sarhad Awami Forestry Ittehad (SAFI) , Sarhad Awami Forestry Ittehad taliban , taliban , taliban environment , taliban illegal timber , taliban pakistan , taliban timber smuggling

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