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Predicting Sea Level Rise in a Warming World

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How high the oceans rise depends on the amount of carbon we emit

Predicting the effects of climate change is tricky business, and nowhere is that more evident that in the oceans. In 2011, sea levels actually declined sharply, before going up again in 2012. Despite the year-to-year wonkiness, there is scientific consensus that we are in the early stages of what is likely to be a substantial rise in sea level. But how fast it will happen--and how high they will......read more

Atlantic Garbage Patch Discovered

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Study finds area of the North Atlantic Ocean where plastic debris accumulates.

Scientists have discovered an area of the North Atlantic Ocean where plastic debris accumulates. The region is said to compare with the well-documented "great Pacific garbage patch". Kara Lavender Law of the Sea Education Association told the BBC that the issue of plastics had been "largely ignored" in the Atlantic. She announced the findings of a two-decade-long study at the......read more

Sean Lynch's Otherwordly New York

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Surreal infrared photographs depict the city in hot pink and cobalt blue

New York photographer Sean Lynch uses infrared film to render his surroundings in an unearthly manner. Using Kodak Ektachrome--a professional infrared film that was discontinued six years ago--Lynch transforms everyday views into surreal scenes, with hot pink plantlife popping out against icy blue skies. The above slideshow features images he shot since the fall in New York City, as well as......read more

Brooklyn Informed: Water

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New SHFT series Brooklyn Informed launches with a look at water conservation efforts in the borough.

Brooklyn Informed, our new web series, profiles real people pursuing the practice of sustainability in BK, a breeding ground for greening activity. The series jumps off with an episode on water, going deep with artist Mary Jordan and entrepreneur Sean Meenan on their respective water conservation projects in the borough. ...read more

Fleet Foxes, "The Shrine/An Argument"

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Sean Pecknold's tripped-out animation for top track off Seattle folkies' latest LP

We managed to miss this one when it dropped late last year, and goddamn if it may just be one of the videos of the year. At 8-plus minutes, "The Shrine/An Argument" is a certified epic, and maybe the best track off the Seattle folk heroes' patchy 2011 LP, Helplessness Blues. The video, directed by Sean Pecknold (brother of Fleet Foxes frontman Robin), features some eye-popping stop......read more

Pure Bathing Culture, "Ivory Coast"

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Oddly touching video directed by Sean Pecknold

In the profoundly weird new video for "Ivory Coast," Portland-based duo Pure Bathing Culture heads to the Oregon coast where singer Sarah Versprille and her blue alien baby are followed around by a hologram shark. Fairly normal stuff. The clip was directed by Sean Pecknold, the brother of lead Fleet Fox Robin, who manages to squeeze some emotion into what is otherwise a very strange......read more

Like a Lunatic

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Director Sean Pecknold offers up some friendly advice for life in the internet age

With Like A Lunatic, talented filmmaker Sean Pecknold adds to his growing list of videos that have found a happy home here on SHFT.  Combining a variety of animation techniques with still motion, Pecknold's latest clip offers up some friendly advice for happy living in the internet age. As a manifesto of sorts, it gets a wee preachy at times, but the overall message--spend time in nature, be......read more

Sean Pettit Full Part 2015

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An Awesome Ski Short From Super Proof

Since it's ski season, and some of our team is at the Sundance Film Festival, we thought this short might inspire.  Enjoy!...read more

"Local" - A Stunning Skateboarding Short by Sean Slobodan

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Watch this beauty of a skate film shot in western Utah

Sean Slobodan just released this scenic video with local skaters from the Salt Lake and Utah Valleys. The mellow soundtrack comes courtesy of Sean's friend Micah Andersen, who wrote the tune specifically for this project. Shot in the high-altitude light of western Utah, the clip stars local rippers Daniel Roman, Alex Washington, Logan Summers, Chandler Siepert, Matt Winskowski, Matt Bergmann,......read more

Stomacher, "Untitled/Dark Divider"

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Time-lapse magic by Sean Stiegemeier.

Los Angeles cinematographer Sean Stiegemeier developed his time-lapse technique in Iceland, where he shot the Eyjafjallajökull eruption with amazing results. This music video, for "Untitled/The Dark Divider" by Stomacher, picks up where that one left off. Shot over the period of a year, the video includes footage shot in Prague, Japan, Banff, Utah, Oregon and California. Bonus: Download......read more

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