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Does Art Make People Nicer?

By Sheila Eldred, Discovery Channel Want people to be altruistic, tolerant, and open-minded? Expose them to the arts. Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago report that people who …

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Forest-Friendly Furniture

If a tree falls in the forest, does anyone hear it? Woodworkers with a passion for solid hardwood are rescuing and reclaiming downed trees to create one-of-a kind handcrafted modern heirlooms do. "…

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What Is Eco-Art? Can It Inspire Change?

What is Eco-Art? Eco is Greek for home; and art…well, you know what art is. When you put the two words together, the definition according to eco-art.org is: "Artwork created by an artist concerned wi…

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Liquid Light and Water Justice

Fusing art and function, with environmental consciousness are the heart and spirit of eco-design. Artist, Tanya Clarke created Liquid Light as a visual reminder that water is a precious natural resour…

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Art From The Woods: Mushroom Etchings and Moss Graffiti

With the combination of the cool weather of autumn, and the dwindling harvest, you may be ready to put your garden to bed. But, this is the perfect time to take a walk in the woods and explore the fol…

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Recycled Art: Eco-Mosaics (10 Projects with Video)

Mosaics may have been one of the earliest examples of eco-art. Mosaics embody the same theatrical decorative effects as many other pattern work DIY projects - knitting, needlepoint, embroidery, quil…

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