The Dark Side of Environmental Art

By Bill Chameides


Birds killed as a result of oil from the Exxon Valdez spill. (Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee Council)

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Do doom-and-gloom pictures of environmental devastation and catastrophe make green converts?

Birds dead from oil spilled by the Exxon Valdez. An otter soaked in oil from the Exxon Valdez spill resting on the shore. Pictures like this following the notorious oil spill in Prince William Sound alarmed and shocked us — and they still do today 25 years on. But do these pictures and those like them …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green