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An artist goes to Greenland to show us the hauntingly beautiful effects of climate change.

Brooklyn-based artist Zaria Forman creates hyper-realistic paintings of melting glaciers and icebergs, floating in icy beautiful waters.

TEACHERS! In October I was able to do a Q&A with 40 high school students while (literally!) flying over the South Pole with NASA! I'd love to do something similar next week, while flying with NASA over Greenland's glaciers. Please email zariaformaninfo@gmail.com for more information! @ilovegreenland #greenlandpioneer #ilulissat 📷@dangitdrewdenny

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She led an Arctic expedition to the north west coast of Greenland purposely with the aim of creating art inspired by the dramatic geography. Her mother originally came up with the idea, but passed away before Zaria could see it through.

All done and already at the framers! It was so sad to see 3 big drawings leave the studio yesterday, but at least I'll get to see them at my show opening Sept 7th in Seattle at @winstonwachter. Please Come! 👆🏼"B-Y15 Iceberg, Antarctica, No.2", 60×90 inches, soft pastel on paper, 2017.

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“I promised to carry out her final journey,” Zaria said. “In Greenland, I scattered her ashes amongst crackling ice diamonds, on the towering peak of one of earth’s oldest stones and under the green glow of northern lights.”

Trump's decision to pull out of the Paris Climate Accord is a crime against the future of the planet and humanity. It's likely he won't be in office anymore by the time this could legally take place (3 to 4 yrs from now) but nonetheless this reckless and greedy mistake further isolates the US from the rest of the world, risking our national security to say the least. Thankfully the most major US corporations have reaffirmed their commitment to the Paris Agreement. It's unacceptable that our president chooses to ignore the blatant facts and is incapable of setting a good example for the rest of the world. "This is not putting America first: it's putting fossil fuel profits ahead of the national interest. We have a right to demand better from our president and to fight for our children's future." @RheaSuh, president of @nrdc_org

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Her mother is is now a part of the landscape she loved so much.

Last week's view from @nasa's P-3 cockpit 😍

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Ultimately, Zaria hopes her paintings will bring awareness and urgency to the crisis of climate change.

That's what I call a sexy berg 🔥

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