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Clean Air is a Human Right.jpg
Big block letters stretched across several sections of brick wall along a city sidewalk declare, "Clean Air is a Human Right." The work references a grassroots campaign by residents living in the vicinity of former gasworks sites in London, England…

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Against the backdrop of a dingy brick wall, a colorful mural depicts a young girl with her eyes closed seemingly inhaling the scent of a flower while a bubble around her head protects her from ominous black air pollution. The adjacent panel reads,…

Reflecting on Our Waste.jpeg
A mural pictures a young person wearing a paper bag crown perched in a slumped posture atop a crate amidst boxes and trash. The person is wearing an oxygen mask connected to a bell jar containing a green plant while mournfully contemplating factories…

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"STOP LINE 3" spray-painted on a bridge that crosses over a bike path. Since 2014, grassroots coalitions of tribal members, other community members, and environmental organizations have fought to prevent Enbridge, a Canadian oil company, from…

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A sticker placed near a community cooperative grocery store in Ashland, Wisconsin, USA features an illustration of an Indigenous American child with head thrown back and arms stretched toward the sky in a reverential posture. In the background are…

Climate Change is Real.png
A colorful patchwork mural depicts changing weather patterns affecting the planet as factory smokestack releases emissions. A human eye and lightbulb perhaps encourage the viewer to notice what is happening and think about the future. A long tentacle…

Stop Eating Palm Oil.png
A baby orangutan holds a pencil and appears to have just written on the wall in Scottish Gaelic, "sguir ag ithe ola palm" (stop eating palm oil). This is one of a series of murals depicting orangatans to raise public awareness about how they are…

It's Oh So Quiet.png
In a mural on the side of a building, an enormous sparrow perches on a sagging chainlink fence while holding a plastic drinking straw in its beak. The caption reads "IT'S OH SO QUIET." As explained in the artist's own December 16, 2019 Instagram post…

We think of the planet.png
An anthropomorphized colorful garbage bin full of mixed recyclables and organics displays a disapproving facial expression and assumes an authoritative stance, with one hand on a hip and the other held up in a "stop" gesture. A thought bubble…

Bottled Water.jpeg
In this colorful and complex mural, an adult whale and baby whale are trapped in a gigantic water bottle. Curious onlookers take photos with their phones while uniformed officials appear to control the crowd. Meanwhile, a scientist in a white lab…

Beyond the Shadows.png
An oversized ape appears to gaze apprehensively out of a darkened doorway while a white dove takes flight above. The artist explains in his Instagram post that "When the shadows make you disappear, it is time to fly out." This piece is part of the…

Diligent Gardener.png
A colorful painting on the side of a dumpster depicts a rake pulling away trash to reveal a fertile garden beneath. According to the artist's Instagram post, this piece, "the last of the Waste Wear series[,] provides a glimmer of hope."

Pocahontas pollution.png
According to the artist, this image of Disney's Pocahontas and her racoon companion floating in a polluted waterway was painted "as part of a wall highlighting environmental issues in Bristol. It was also to raise awareness of the Climate and…

Hijack nature wall.png
This mural depicts an urban activist carrying away a section of brick wall so as to reveal the natural beauty beyond. When posting this image on Instagram in January 2020, the artist wrote, "Sometimes beauty is hidden under the surface. In order to…

Orso Polare.png
Using eco acrylic and compostable film the artist has painted an image of a polar bear, suspended between signposts. The monochromatic bear simultaneously blends with and stands in stark contrast to the grey bricks, steel guardrail, and other…

There's no planet B.png
An activist glares from behind a green face mask wearing a backward-facing black cap and a black t-shirt that reads, "THERE'S NO PLANET B."

Don't Make Us History Whale.png
This image is one among a series by Parisian stencil street artist Polar Bear Stencils with the message "Don't Make Us History." This stencil image of a whale appears against a colorful graffiti-painted wall.

No Nature No Future.png
A young woman in a polka-dot dress gazes down at a small planet earth in her hands. Alongside a leafy banner reads, "No Nature No Future."

Don't Make Us History Bees.png
This image is one among a series by Parisian stencil street artist Polar Bear Stencils with the message "Don't Make Us History." This stencil image of bees appears against a colorful graffiti-painted wall in the Hackney Wick neighborhood of east…

If Climate Were a Work of Art.png
According to the artist, this diptych spraypainted on utility boxes conveys "a strong message that we want a government that puts climate change on top of the agenda ✊. It is still treated as climate change will solve itself. But like the hourglass…
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