Buenos Aires Street Art Is Crying To Stop Oil Drilling
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Artists have taken the global fight against environmental degradation and climate change to the streets in Argentina’s capital.
From endangered species to river pollution, melting glaciers and deforestation, street artists in Buenos Aires are using their brushes to paint a planet threatened by mankind.
Environmental damage from mining and fossil fuel drilling in particular is a crucial issue for activists in this South American country. They worry about fracking for resources in the gigantic oil and shale gas formation discovered in 2010 in the southern Patagonia region.