Tree of knowledge cartoon
The tree of knowledge discovers where paper comes from.
Tree of knowledge discovers a disturbing truth.
This cartoon may be used as an environmental cartoon about the use of wood for the production of paper products.
It may also be used as an illustration concerning the human condition – about the way that people, through their own intelligence, have become aware of the ultimate fate of all of us, death. (a fate that other species of animal are possibly blissfully unaware in any deep way).
The cartoon is also about the way that human intelligence as well as bringing about awareness has brought us to the situation in which we are destroying the environment.
A cartoon about paper manufacturing, philosophical insight and the curse of self awareness
An environmental illustration about depleting the earth’s resources
Illustration showing pests eating the leaves on trees – however, the pests are humans and the trees are the countries of the world on a map
A cartoon about over consumption of the earth’s resources, consumerism, over population, resource depletion
Easter Island statues cartoon.
The are no trees on Easter Island
Easter Island (Rapa Nui) is famous for its statues known as moai.
Easter Island is often cited as a warning of the cultural and environmental dangers of overexploitation, as the people cut down all of the trees, making the land uninhabitable. There’s a chapter about it in the book “Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Survive” by Jared Diamond.
A cartoon about deforestation, resource depletion and over-exploitation.
A cartoon about house names. Turning Oak Cottage into Primrose Cottage
Chopping down an oak tree in a garden means that the house name needs to be changed from Oak Cottage.
There’s a primrose in the garden, so the house name is changed to Primrose Cottage.
A humorous illustration about garden trees, felling trees, chopping down trees, garden flowers, wild flowers in the garden, natural gardens, tree stump in garden
Environmental illustration showing the tree of life being tended and watered by a person.
Artwork showing the tree of life being looked after by humans.
This is a positive image to encourage people to take care of the planet.
It’s a change from the environmental images which depict the human race destroying the environment.
An environmental cartoon about ecology, species interdependence, symbiosis, caring for the planet.
An image for earth day.
Environmental cartoon about deforestation
Lumberjacks observing environmental destruction after felling trees
One of the lumberjacks is saying to the other lumberjack “It’s only now that we’ve chopped down all of the trees that we can see the damage we’ve done”
An alternative caption may be “You can’t see the wood for the lack of trees.”
The point of the cartoon is that you can’t appreciate the environmental damage you’re doing until you’ve done it.
A cartoon about forest clearance, rainforests, habitat destruction, logging
Forest clearance cartoon
Loggers discovering new species as they advance into the forest, thus claiming that they are increasing the number of species on earth rather than depleting them
A cartoon about species depletion, statistics, statistical manipulation, deforestation, extinction, logging, land acquisition
Greenpeace cartoon – Greenpeace taking direct action to save the rainforest
Cartoon showing a Greenpeace inflatable boat buzzing a bulldozer that is bulldozing and destroying the rainforest, just as Greenpeace famously buzz the whaling ships
A cartoon about direct action in environmental campaigning.
An illustration about forest clearance, logging, tree felling
The Four Truck Drivers of the Apocalyse.
The cartoon shows lorries carrying cargoes that are symbolic of the ills of contemporary western society (with other societies fast catching up).
One lorry carries toxic waste, another logs from logging activity that is depleting the world’s natural resources, another carries weapons, arms and armament while the last one carries the catering facilities for the others – fast food or convenience food
Based on the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse
A cartoon about environmental degradation, war, man made disaster, over consumption, resource depletion, the end of civilisation as we know it
A lumberjack with a chainsaw cutting down a tree, explaining that it’s okay because the chainsaw runs on biofuel. A cartoon that illustrates the way that biofuel is promoted and packaged as eco-friendly or environmentally friendly, when in fact it isn’t
A cartoon about tree felling, deforestation, chainsaws, biodiesel,alternative fuel sources,ecology, ecological sustainability, environmentally sustainable energy use.