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Siberian Rusty: Russia’s Despoiled Wrangel Island

There are few places on earth more hostile to human life than Russia’s Wrangel Island – when it comes to climate, comfort & communication, even Siberia seems cozy. That hasn’t stopped people from trying, however, though the price paid in attempts to humanize this lonely outpost have left a poisonous legacy of environmental despoliation on a massive scale.
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Turning Trash to Treasure: 16 Styrofoam Sculptures

Like a plague, it’s always there: present in virtually every package we receive, not to mention every landfill known to man, where it will remain for hundreds if not thousands of years. But though styrofoam is designed to be disposable, some artists are flouting that convention and using it as an unexpectedly versatile medium in […]
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