- Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building - http://inhabitat.com -

GLOBAL WARMING FLOODS LONDON… In Second Life

Posted By Jill Danyelle On April 9, 2007 @ 3:39 pm In Green Graphics & Packaging,Innovation,New York City | 3 Comments

second life, global warming, floods in second life, flooding in second life, flood in second life, david de rothschild, london ibiza adventure ecology, netherlands flooding, london flooding..in second life [1]

A temporary flood sent avatars scrambling for the rooftops in several virtual places, including London [2], the Netherlands [3], and Ibiza [4]. David de Rothschild, founder of Adventure Ecology, staged the global warming related flood in the popular virtual world Second Life [5]. Read the National Geographic [6] account for the full story. Apparently avatars were calm, some pub going avatars just climbed into boats and continued on with their pints while the conversation shifted to global warming.

p.s. New Yorkers, don’t forget to sign up for Sea of People, and you cannot send your avatar for this one!


Article printed from Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building: http://inhabitat.com

URL to article: http://inhabitat.com/global-warming-floods-london-in-second-life/

URLs in this post:

[1] Image: http://www.inhabitat.com/2007/04/09/global-warming-floods-london-in-second-life/

[2] London: http://www.trycards.com/u/hello-from-uk-phone-cards.html

[3] Netherlands: http://www.trycards.com/calling-cards/Netherlands

[4] Ibiza: http://www.trycards.com/calling-cards/Spain

[5] Second Life: http://www.secondlife.com/

[6] National Geographic: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2007/04/070404-second-flood.html

Copyright © 2011 Inhabitat Local - New York. All rights reserved.