Throughout Scotland, the fractured connections between salmon and the landscapes through which their rivers flow, are gradually being repaired through the foresight and positive actions of many different people. This spring, the Riverwoods documentary will embark on a 12-venue screening tour across Scotland, bringing this untold story to life.
Daily Archives: February 11, 2022
Museum Insider : ‘Wheat Fields After The Rain’ By Vincent Van Gogh (1890)
Wheat Fields after the Rain (The Plain of Auvers) – 1890
Wheat Fields is a series of dozens of paintings by Dutch Post-Impressionist artist Vincent van Gogh, borne out of his religious studies and sermons, connection to nature, appreciation of manual laborers and desire to provide a means of offering comfort to others. The wheat field works demonstrate his progression as an artist from the drab Wheat Sheaves made in 1885 in the Netherlands to the colorful and dramatic 1888–1890 paintings from Arles, Saint-Rémy and Auvers-sur-Oise in rural France.
Preview: Science News Magazine – February 12
- COVER STORYHow the Human Genome Project revolutionized understanding of our DNACompletion of the Human Genome Project was a huge milestone, but there’s more work to do to ensure equitable access to the information in our DNA.By Tina Hesman Saey
- NEWSAfrica’s ‘Great Green Wall’ could have far-reaching climate effectsBy Carolyn Gramling
- NEWSAstronomers identified a second possible exomoonBy Sid Perkins
Aerial Views: The Bahamas
The Bahamas, known officially as the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, is a sovereign country within the Lucayan Archipelago of the West Indies in the Atlantic. It takes up 97% of the Lucayan Archipelago’s land area and is home to 88% of the archipelago’s population.
Preview: The Economist Magazine – February 12
Short Film: ‘Game Hawker’ The Art Of Falconry (2022)
For Shawn Hayes, the ancient practice of falconry is more than a deep connection with raptors. It’s his life’s work. As an American falconry ambassador, he’s carved a space for himself where people of color haven’t always been welcome.
In collaboration with Patagonia Films.
Director: Brett Marty & Josh Izenberg
Cinematography: Owen Bissell
Editor: Traci Loth
Morning News: Ukraine-Russia Tensions, Marine Le Pen Campaign, ‘Flee’ Film
As Russia ratchets up tensions in Ukraine, we discuss Moscow’s joint military drills with Belarus. Plus: Marine Le Pen’s campaign to become France’s president and an interview with the director of the Oscar-nominated film, ‘Flee’.
Front Page View: The New York Times – February 11
City Walking Tour: Bilbao In Northern Spain (4K)
Bilbao, an industrial port city in northern Spain, is surrounded by green mountains. It’s the de facto capital of Basque Country, with a skyscraper-filled downtown. It’s famed for the Frank Gehry–designed Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, which sparked revitalization when it opened in 1997. The museum houses prominent modern and contemporary works, but it’s the curvy, titanium-clad building that receives the most attention.