Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Mapping coral reefs, transforming taxis into vegetable gardens, tracing Harlem's legacy as a style hub and more

Scientists Globally Map Coral Reefs For The First Time Under the direction of Arizona State University’s Center for Global Discovery and Conservation, more than 450 teams of scientists have succeeded in creating the first continually updating map of the world’s shallow coral reefs, an undertaking that required 2.25 million satellite images covering about 100,000 square miles. As one of the most biodiverse ecosystems on the …

“Women For Life On Earth” Redefined Protesting With Beauty + Banners

When 20-foot-long missiles moved into the Greenham Common Air Force base in the 1980s, it was the last straw for a group of women in England and Wales. Thus, the collective Women For Life On Earth was born—and soon set out on a 110-mile march to Greenham, renouncing war and violence. Almost immediately, the women were met with ridicule, vilification and harassment. (One photographer even …

Migrate Art’s “Raising for Myanmar” Project

With new editions released today, Migrate Art’s “Raising for Myanmar” initiative sells prints by well-known and emerging artists, with profits going to Mutual Aid Myanmar. Each poster (including designs by Richard Mosse, Tacita Dean, Guerilla Girls and Bart Was Not Here) sells for £50, and Mutual Aid Myanmar promises that every cent they receive goes directly to those in need: over 750 civilians have been …