29 May '12, 7pm

Check out this wacky "Igloo" dress that comments on the oil industry and its polluting influence on our ice caps

Guests such as Ben Fogle and Miranda Richardson noshed on catered bites by Kofler and Kompanie , knocked back flutes of champagne, and watched an open-air catwalk show. The event culminated in a silent auction that raised funds for WWF’s ongoing efforts to protect wildlife habitats and their denizens. Many of the artworks will also go on display later this year at a public exhibition. The event culminated in a silent auction that raised funds for WWF’s ongoing efforts. “WWF’s Pandamonium 2012 was a huge success with artists creating the most striking works,” says Georgie Bridge, head of design at WWF U.K. “We’re thrilled at the range of creative interpretations of environmental issues our planet faces, and how they were made more expressive and engaging through art.” Pandamonium wasn’t the first time WWF used art to draw attention to environmental issues. In 2009, artists ...

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ecouterre.com 31 May '12, 2pm

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Russian rivers are clogged with frozen oil

grist.org 29 May '12, 3pm

Whatever terrors the U.S. oil industry might come up with, the Russian oil industry is worse . Greenpeace’s Jon Burgwald r...