Indiana-based artist Tasha Lewis transforms the Conservatory’s gallery with thousands of magnetic cyanotype butterflies printed on cotton fabric. Her blue butterflies hover in mid-air and seem to swarm the space, blurring the connection between the natural and artificial worlds.
Reducing mercury pollution – no easy task
Mercury pollution in Ohio has been documented for years by the US Envrionmental Protection Agency.
To reduce the chances of exposure, the federal EPA urges consumers to limit the consumption of fish taken from the state’s rivers and streams.
Regardless, it’s uncertain how quickly or how thoroughly mercury contamination in the envrionment will be reduced.
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