Media Piece is Latest Iteration of Lin's Last Memorial 'What is Missing?' Highlighting Solutions to Curb Climate Change and Protect Species
Copenhagen, Dec. 16, 2009 - Maya Lin, the world-renowned artist and designer, will tonight debut her new media piece - Unchopping a Tree - at the Support REDD+ Gala in Copenhagen at COP15, hosted by The Coalition for Rainforest Nations and the governments of Gabon, Guyana and Papua New Guinea. The video is the latest iteration of What is Missing?, Ms. Lin’s last memorial, and links deforestation prevention and sustainable reforestation with reducing carbon emissions and protecting endangered species and habitats.
Silver Spring, MD, Jan. 4, 2010 - As the U.S. Census Bureau today kicks off a three-month national road tour to raise awareness of the 2010 Census, Carbonfund.org announced that it will donate the carbon offsets for the Road Tour.
With 13 vehicles traveling to communities across America from January through March, the 2010 Census Road Tour offers an engaging, interactive experience to help the public understand the importance of participating in the April 1 Census. The Road Tour is a part of the largest civic outreach and awareness campaign in U.S. history. The Tour itself consists of a national vehicle and 12 regional vehicles that will traverse each of the 12 Census Bureau-identified regions.