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G.O.P. Takes Aim at E.P.A.

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Federal agency emerges as favorite target of Republican presidential candidates

G.O.P. presidential candidates, in a race to gain favor among Republican primary voters, have found a common enemy in the Environmental Protection Agency. Almost across the board, Republican hopefuls are portraying the E.P.A. as a symbol of alleged Obaman over-regulation and a roadblock to economic recovery. Michele Bachmann, Ron Paul, Newt Gingrich, Rick Perry, Herman Cain — all have......read more

Trailer: Samsara

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Baraka director Ron Fricke has a new flick coming out, and it looks amazing

Ron Fricke, the director behind the game-changing film "Baraka," is set to return with "Samsara," his first feature length in two decades. This stunning teaser has us chomping at the bit. Shot in 70mm film, with imagery that would make Terence Malick's eye pop out, the film explores the always-interesting territory where humanity and nature collide. Here;s the description from the......read more

Yoriyos "The Pied Piper"

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Pop-up book style animated video tells a story of environmental renewal.

Judging from the lyrics of this song -- and the story of its beautifully conceived video -- indie-folker Yoriyos has the same values as his dad, Yusuf Islam (formerly known as Cat Stevens). Directed and animated by Ron Winter and Jon Watts, the video is a tightly wound narrative of environmental and spiritual reawakening. Great piece....read more

Rone, "Parade" (Remix)

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Painstakingly rendered stop-motion animation by Filip Piskorzynski

Parisian electronic producer Rone has teamed up once again with director Filip Piskorzynski for a continuation in theme from their previous "Gravity" video. Again featuring Natalia Dufraisse floating in midair, the Atlantic-featured "Parade" video throws painting, printing, and stop-motion animation into the mix. Each frame of the animation has been modified by an adorable kid who brings the......read more

The Ice Woman Cometh

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From melting ice caps to volcanic hot springs, Roni Horn's art is inspired by Iceland's shifting landscape.

New York artist Roni Horn makes sculptures, drawings, photographs, and books informed by her frequent excursions to Iceland. The island nation's volatile geology, the volcanoes and the hot springs, the ice and the sea, suffuse Horn's work, which deals with metaphors of climate change and shifting identity. In one piece, columns of glacier water harken the core samples drilled by climate......read more

Gold Panda, "Marriage"

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Feel good visual vibes by Ronni Shendar.

British beat wiz Gold Panda checks in with a new video for "Marriage" featuring not much more than some friendly looking folks holding lanterns. Doesn't sound that interesting, but for such a simple, narrative-free video, it's actually really good times. Directed by Israeli video artist, Ronni Shendar. Stream GP's just-released Marriage EP on Soundcloud....read more

Cauliflower Soup

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A simple, smooth winter veg soup from Chez Panisse chef Paul Bertolli

Plain as it may be, this Cauliflower Soup surprises with its sweet and silky smoothness. Created by Paul Bertolli, the co-author of Chez Panisse Cooking with food activist and chef Alice Waters, the simple soup is the perfect antidote to a winter that won't go away. Slideshow recipe here. (via Wilder Quarterly)  Photo: James Ransom...read more

Beautiful Photos of 'Another Place' by Paul Sutton

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UK photographer captures Antony Gormley sculptures in all their glory

Off the shores of Crosby Beach in northwest England, a series of life-size figurative sculptures stand in the shallows staring at the sea. The cast-iron figures are part of Another Place, an installation by British artist Antony Gormley. Now, the keen eyes at Colossal alert us to these striking photos of the installation by Paul Sutton, who spent the past few months capturing the sculptures amid......read more

The Clash's Paul Simonon Arrested for Oil Rig Occupation

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Rock star went undercover with Greenpeace to protest Arctic drilling

Greenpeace has revealed that veteran rock bassist (The Clash, Gorillaz) Paul Simonon was among the activists arrested in June for occupying an Arctic oil rig. Simonon had joined the Greenpeace crew anonymously, working as an assistant cook. The oil rig, operated by Cairn Energy, one of Europe's largest oil and gas companies, was boarded on June 3 by the Greenpeacers, who demanded that the......read more

Paul Shiakallis: This Was My Park

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South African photographer documents fires in Johannesburg parks

Johannesburg photographer Paul Shiakallis comes by his profession honestly. At the tender age of 15, his father showed him how to use a camera and Shiakallis took to it quickly. After covering events for his high school newspaper, he attended journalism school then found himself assisting professional photographers for five years. Now on his own, Shiakallis has a wide-ranging portfolio......read more

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