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The Planet Needs You:

I saw Jim Balog’s photography of “Extreme Ice” on television’s NOVA two weeks ago depicting the accelerating melting of glaciers nearly everywhere. It has been difficult for me to sleep since. As I close my eyes I see gigantic glaciers the size of small countries turning into running water, as if a tap has started [...]

Extreme Ice

Jim Balog is one of the truly innovative photographers trying to tell us what is going on in our world. His earlier work Survivors: A New Vision of Endangered Wildlife, was a series of studio portraits of animals, many of them nearly extinct, presented as individuals in front of seamless paper. It was a way [...]