• Use Your Voice video premiered to a crowd of 250,000 attendees at Earth Day Network Rally and more than 2.3 million people lived streamed it on Google’s home page.
  • New York Times Magazine featured James Balog’s infrared photos of wildfire.
  • Presentations to Yosemite Environmental Law Conference, Colorado Environmental Leadership Awards, California Bar Association Annual Conference, Green Tijuana/San Diego Verde Conference, the Geological Society of America, the Royal Photographic Society in London, among many others.
  • Presented screenings and presentations at multiple events surrounding the COP21 Climate talks in Paris.
  • Time-lapse video used in Fiat Lux: Illuminating Our Common Home, a projection on St. Peter’s Basilica during COP21 to highlight the natural world.
  • EVI participated in the Halki II Summit in Turkey. James Balog, Terry Tempest Williams and a distinguished list of artistic creators and scholars spent three days with His Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew addressing climate change within the context of the theme “Theology, Ecology, and the Word.”
  • ICE: Portraits of Vanishing Glaciers exhibit at Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center
  • Water’s Edge Photography Exhibit at Union Station, Toronto for the Pan Am and Parapan Am Games
  • Exhibition at the Montier en Der Nature Photography Festival in France
  • Unveiled a new website


  • Debuted our first Art+Science Video: Extreme Ice Survey: South Georgia Island
  • Travelled to Mauna Loa for seven days to record footage for Message in a Bottle
  • 1000 Cuts premiered at Telluride MountainFilm Festival
  • EVI Field Teams photographed and filmed four wildfires in California, a massive wildfire in Oregon, prescribed burns and a lightning-caused wildfire in the Northwest Territories of Canada.
  • Message in a Bottle released

1000 Cuts

Extreme Ice Survey

  • Guinness Book of World Records for the largest calving event ever captured on film.
  • EIS partnerships expanded to include KOPRI monitoring Drygalski and University of Washington for a Narwhal camera in Greenland.
  • EIS Field Teams visited Switzerland, Greenland, and Alaska to retrieve time-lapse camera memory cards.
  • James Balog summited Mt. Kilimanjaro and took Extreme Ice Survey photos of the rapidly receding glacier at the summit.

Getting the Picture: Our Changing Climate

  • Announced GTP partnership with NOAA Clean
  • Partnered with National Environmental Education Week and Nova Education to spread the word about the free, online educational resource.
  • Partnered with the GLOBE program and Climate Voices to spread the word about the free, online educational resource.
  • Marked the one-year anniversary. In that year, people from 138 countries visited the GTP website more than 48,000 times, reaching more than 425,000 teachers and students.

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