Earth Vision Institute, founded by James Balog

Earth Vision Institute’s mission: Integrating art and science to reveal environmental change and inspire a balanced relationship with nature

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GETTING THE PICTURE: Our Changing Climate

Earth Vision Institute is thrilled to announce Getting The Picture: Our Changing Climate, an innovative online multimedia tool for climate education. Critically acclaimed photographer James Balog and the EVI team bring you the latest in climate science, featuring unique archives of media, film, photography and first-hand accounts of our changing climate.

Esteemed educators, researchers and photographers from around the world joined together to create Getting The Picture with easy to use, chapter-by-chapter lessons combining art, science and adventure.

Compelling animations, time-lapse and science videos, photographs, field expedition stories and special clips from the Academy Award® nominated and Emmy® award-winning documentary film Chasing Ice are just a few of the highlights!

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Take a Video Tour of Getting the Picture

See Our Latest Science Webisode

Bill Moyers Interviews James

Extreme Ice Survey in Action

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Chasing Ice

Chasing Ice is the story of James Balog’s mission to change the tide of history by gathering visual evidence of climate change. Using time-lapse cameras, his videos compress years into seconds and capture ancient mountains of ice in motion as they disappear at a breathtaking rate.


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