- From a coral-built cemetery in the Maldives to royal Kushite pyramids in Sudan, public water fountains in Nepal, prehistoric cave paintings in Brazil, and India’s earliest Chinatown, the World Monuments Fund’s 2022 Watch list, announced Tuesday, highlights 25 diverse sites with deep local significance in need of timely attention.
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01 MARCH 2022A slice of wilderness where London needs it most now has the visitor center it deservesWedged between two busy train stations in Central London, Camley Street Natural Park has always been a somewhat improbable oasis of green space. Now, equipped with a new visitor center, it’s offering even more to urbanites seeking respite and a chance to learn about nature
- Peatlands may account for only 3% of the earth’s surface, but they store as much as 30% of all the carbon contained in soil. The fate of these wetland areas—and the carbon they’ve diligently stashed away for thousands of years—is therefore closely intertwined with efforts to avert climate catastrophe.
- SNF Dialogues held a live webcast on supporting mental health and the stigma that can accompany mental health conditions.
23 FEBRUARY 2022Rockefeller University’s SNF-DR River Campus is certified LEED Gold for sustainabilityThe Stavros Niarchos Foundation – David Rockefeller (SNF-DR) River Campus has earned LEED Gold certification for the ways its design and construction prioritized sustainability. The certification, awarded by the U.S. Green Building Council, is based on criteria including water and energy efficiency, the materials chosen for construction, and indoor environmental quality.
19 FEBRUARY 2022A conversation on the SNFCC as a model of public space and public-private partnershipTo celebrate the fifth anniversary of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) delivering the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) to the Greek state and the public, the SNFCC organized five days full of celebratory events and activities for all audiences from February 19 to 23.
- As part of an event held on February 16 by the National Center for Emergency Care (EKAV) to mark Rescuer’s Sacrifice Day, the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) was honored for its longstanding support for EKAV, as well as for its ongoing Health Initiative.
14 FEBRUARY 2022Creatives Rebuild New York invites artists to apply for guaranteed income and nonprofit jobsEnvisioning a new paradigm for supporting artists and the contributions they make to our communities, Creatives Rebuild New York (CRNY) has launched two programs that seek to provide transformative opportunities to 2,700 artists.