Street Art for Mankind (SAM) is collaborating with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) to amplify the messages of the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration , a global effort to reverse climate change and biodiversity loss by 2030, by creating a series of #EcosystemRestorationMurals around the world.
This initiative kicked off in Brussels, with a large 40 meter high “Ecosytem Restoration” mural by artist Lula Goce .
The second mural took place in Houston, where artist Martin Ron painted a 16-story high mural, highlighting growing trees as a way to restore local ecosystems and their functions for people and nature.
As world leaders united in New York for Climate Week and the UN General Assembly, SAM created an immense, colorful 3D Ecosystem Restoration mural with artist Carlos Alberto, on the Javits Center during the Nest Climate Campus.
The latest mural created by artist duo Nomad Clan, just appeared in Detroit. This cry to awaken civic advocacy in order to restore ecosystems and tree equity, is also part of a larger Detroit Be The Change open-air museum.
More murals are planned across the world up to 2030.
ECOSYSTEM RESTORATION by Lula Goce
Avenue Louise 375, Brussels, BelgiumGet Directions
ECOSYSTEM RESTORATION by Martin Ron
Holiday Inn Houston Downtown, an IHG Hotel, Main Street, Downtown Houston, Houston, TX, USAGet Directions
ECOSYSTEM RESTORATION by Nomad Clan
West Grand River Avenue & West Elizabeth Street, Detroit, MI, USAGet Directions
ECOSYSTEM RESTORATION by Carlos Alberto
Javits Center, 11th Avenue, New York, NY, USAGet Directions
ECOSYSTEM RESTORATION by Vesod (coming soon)
Imperial College London, Exhibition Road, London, UKGet Directions
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