UCLA student wins award for climate action and social justice
Senior Valeree Catangay recognized with the Brower Youth Award for her advocacy
“Music is not an easy medium for discussing environmental stuff,” said Ursula Heise, a UCLA expert on environmental art and narratives. That doesn’t mean it’s ineffective. For Animal Collective and Coral Morphologic, the world-renowned indie band and Miami-based art-science duo, value is placed on music, visuals and the oddness of underwater creatures. Their recent audiovisual…
A recent panel discussion explored society’s capacity to respond to environmental concerns in the modern era.
Is Earth’s sixth mass extinction really underway? An expert panel including Stewart Brand, an advocate of de-extinction and co-founder of Revive and Restore, will discuss the causes and consequences of mass species loss and what can be done to protect endangered species.
Award-winning journalist Andy Revkin joined LENS for an intimate look at his evolution of environmental thinking and some potential outcomes for life on Earth.
A new era of stories for our changing planet will debut at UCLA’s EARTH NOW: EARTH 2050, a three-day symposium at the recently opened Luskin Conference Center on October 18, 19 and 20. The event marks the official launch of LENS—the Laboratory for Environmental Narrative Strategies—an incubator for narrative strategies that drive efforts for a…