Previews: The Scientist Magazine – December 2021

Views: The ‘Ansel Adams Wilderness’ In California

The Ansel Adams Wilderness is a wilderness area in the Sierra Nevada of California, United States. The wilderness spans 231,533 acres; 33.9% of the territory lies in the Inyo National Forest, 65.8% is in the Sierra National Forest, and the remaining 0.3% covers nearly all of Devils Postpile National Monument. 

Museum Exhibits: ‘Dürer’s Journeys – Travels of a Renaissance Artist’ (Video)

Albrecht Dürer’s drawings, paintings and prints make up some of the most iconic images in the history of art and have influenced generations of artists. Through paintings, drawings, prints, and letters, our exhibition ‘Dürer’s Journeys: Travels of a Renaissance Artist’ brings to life this art history megastar and the people and places he visited. ‘The Credit Suisse Exhibition: Dürer’s Journeys: Travels of a Renaissance Artist’ Until 27 February 2022

Previews: Times Literary Supplement – December 3

Morning News: Russia’s Threat To Latvia, French Politics, ‘ArtReview 100’

We discuss the Nato meeting in Riga as Latvia calls for help to deter the Russian threat and Éric Zemmour’s declaration of his candidacy for next year’s French presidential election. Plus: The ‘ArtReview’ Power 100 list is announced.

Climate Views: El Salvador Battles Drought & Storms

Central America’s smallest country, El Salvador, is being increasingly battered by the effects of climate change – by drought, floods, and violent storms. The small organization CESTA has long been fighting for more environmental protection in its own country.

Military Analysis: The U.S. & China Drone Competition

China is expanding its military arsenal with new drones, including stealth versions and those that can swarm and drop bombs. WSJ compares the tech and design of these drones with their U.S. counterparts to see how Beijing is equipping its military for possible future conflict. Photo composite: Sharon Shi

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