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Illustration. Draw people. Wearable Tech: Mask Gives Users Superhuman Senses. Learn to Draw - Graphite Pencil Drawing Tutorial. Work In Progress - Step-by-Step Title: "Inner Beauty" Size: 18" x 14" Medium: Charcoal, Graphite, Carbon on White Paper Step One: If you are unfamiliar with the use of frisket film, here's a video that will explain it for you: Step Two: Next, I blended the charcoal with a piece of felt and added the beginnings of wood grain.

Learn to Draw - Graphite Pencil Drawing Tutorial.

I repeated this several times to build up a solid tone. Step Three: Then, I sprayed the drawing with fixative, Peeled off the frisket and began rendering the subjects. The tape on the right shows what it looking like after I removed the real masking tape. Step Four: I have started adding the holes and lines of the notebook paper. I used charcoal for the holes to match the background. The lines on the paper were produced with a .3 mechanical pencil to keep them as sharp and clean as possible. Close-up Step Five: Here’s the final. I’ve included some close-ups to give you a little better Idea of the detail.

Click Here for another Step by Step Lesson Learn How to Draw! Learn to Draw - Graphite Pencil Drawing Tutorial. Trans_100_2014_Booklet_Update_9. The 14-Year-Old Voice of the Climate Change Generation. This post first appeared at In These Times.

The 14-Year-Old Voice of the Climate Change Generation

Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, 14, is on a crusade to stop climate change. (Photo: Xiuhtezcatl Martinez) ‘This problem is happening so humanity can come together, rebuild, reconnect, recreate and rebirth a new world.’ When other kids were experiencing the travails of first grade, 6-year-old Xiuhtezcatl Martinez was concerned about threats to the world’s ecosystem. Martinez, now 14, is the youth director of the nonprofit environmental organization Earth Guardians and one of the youngest people to speak on a United Nations panel. Martinez, a resident of Boulder, Colorado, credits his worldview to the Aztec teachings of his father and the environmental activism of his mother.

In October, in his keynote address to the 2014 National Bioneers Conference in San Rafael, California, he told the assembled crowd, “In the light of a collapsing world, what better time to be born than now? In These Times spoke to Martinez about how to stop climate change. Earth Guardians - Standing up for the Earth, Water, Air. Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, a 13 year old indigenous environmental activist from Boulder, Colorado, came into the world through the Aztec culture on his father's side, and environmental activism on his mother's side.

Earth Guardians - Standing up for the Earth, Water, Air

His name was chosen by Aztec elders of Mexico based on the cosmology of the Aztec calendar and given to him when he was six weeks old in the Black Hills of South Dakota by elders Arvol Looking Horse and Xolotl Martinez. Xiuhtezcatl has been participating in ceremonies and Aztec dancing since he could walk, and is very connected with his culture. He grew up learning to respect and care for the Earth and all life upon it.

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Climate Change. Floods.

Climate Change

Droughts. Heat waves. Massive storms. Climate change is not just about polar bears, the iconic symbol of a melting Arctic. It affects the entire planet. In fact, if our chief scientist, Dr. "Events like these will continue to increase in number and severity as the world continues to warm. " What's causing climate change? What's causing climate change? Greenhouse gases (GHGs) in the atmosphere act like a blanket that keeps the earth warm. Other factors such as deforestation have added to the problem. Do scientists agree about climate change? The laws of physics dictate that the world will grow warmer and warmer as greenhouse gas concentrations rise. Are scientists still debating climate change? The important point to remember is that natural fluctuations in the climate system will continue with global warming, but the baseline will climb higher and higher.

And once we cross those thresholds, it will be bad news not only for polar bears—but countless other species, including humans. Teen Activists and Issues. Mo'ne Davis, Throw #LikeAGirl  If anyone has reshaped what it means to throw like a girl it is Mo'ne Davis.

Mo'ne Davis, Throw #LikeAGirl 

Recently featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated and applauded by a growing national fan base (including WNBA player Brittney Griner), the 12-year-old athlete has done her fair share to shake off the hater-ade surrounding the usage of the phrase "like a girl. " A recent Facebook post by Philly's own news legend, Monica Malpass, conveys our sentiment of awe. Malpass calls her an inspiration as Mo'ne is hailed as the first girl in the Little League World Series to pitch a shutout.

Agreeably so, Mo'ne has thrown a real curve into our malnourished ideology of femininity and inspired us to revisit what it means to do anything like a girl. Climate change: the effects on ocean animals. The “poster child” for global warming is the polar bear.

Climate change: the effects on ocean animals

But many other animals are already feeling the effects of global climate change on the oceans. Find out about the changing climate's impact on the earth’s population of sea turtles, right whales, penguins, seals, lobsters, and cod. The Arctic’s top predator, the polar bear, is affected both by the reduction in sea ice and by reduced stocks of its primary food, the ringed seal.

Polar bears use sea ice as a platform for hunting their prey and for resting. They catch adult seals when they come up through the holes in the sea ice and search out the snow-covered ice caves of seal pups. But sea ice is decreasing throughout their Arctic range due to climate change. As sea ice becomes thinner and multi-year ice disappears, a greater proportion of females make their dens on land, expending more energy to get there.