Tag Archives: Global

A new wave of expert

Zooniverse first emerged with Planet Hunters in December 2010. Zooniverse is a collection of web-based citizen science projects that use the efforts of volunteers from all around the globe to help researchers deal with floods of data. Planet Hunters sifted through … Continue reading

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Botanical garden vs scafolding mound

I love botanical gardens and have been to many different ones around the world, from the Eden Projects in Cornwall to smaller scale tropical plots in Viñales, Cuba. These gardens have a purpose to educate and create humbling sanctuaries to showcase the … Continue reading

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James Lovelock

James Lovelock James Lovelock is described as an independent scientist, environmentalist and futurist. He proposed the Gaia theory – the idea that Earth functions as a self-regulating system, as a living organism does. Everything on (and to the very core … Continue reading

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Visualising warfare

Here are two projects, one by artist Isao Hashimoto, and the other by the incredible Bureau of Investigative Journalism. The first maps the testing of nuclear bombs around the world from 1945 to 1998, colour coordinated to mark the country … Continue reading

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