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In this issue: Jennifer C. Post: Climate Change and Cultural Heritage in Western Mongolia 00 Leslie Sharpe: Beak Disorder: A Sound and Sculpture Installation 00 Walmeri Ribeiro and Daniel Quaranta: Sensitive Territories: Performatives Researchers in Arts and Nature 00 Christin Bolewski: Man, Nature and Technology— Eastern Philosophy, Global Issues and Western Digital Visualization Practice 00 Nina Czegledy: Alternative Strategies in Contemporary Art Practice 00 Reynaldo Thompson and Tirtha Prasad Mukhopadhyay: Microbial Nanoids: Electronic Arts in the Face of Mexico’s Megadiversity Crisis 00 Shannon C. McMullen, Fabian Winkler and Steven Zuiker: Gardens, Machines and Education 00 Leah Barclay, Toby Gifford and Simon Linke: River Listening: Acoustic Ecology and Aquatic Bioacoustics in Global River Systems 00 Joseph Finkel: Building Environmentally Attuned Communities: The Politics of Alvin Curran’s Maritime Rites 00 Meredith Hoy: Modern Science, Nature and the Phenomenology of Data Collection 00 Marcello Messina and Leonardo Vieira Feichas: Comu arvulu scippatu: A Cycle of Pieces for Solo Violin 00 Margot McMahon: Transforming Nature 00 SoundCamp: The Live Audio Archive 00 Maria Cristina Villanova Biasuz: Atmo-Sphere: Art and Conscious Environmental Visualization 00 special section Papers from the 4th and 5th Balance-Unbalance International Conference, Part 2 guest editor Ricardo Dal Farra The Balance-Unbalance (BunB) project aims to use art as a catalyst to explore intersections between nature, science, technology and society with the intent of engendering a deeper awareness and creating lasting intellectual working partnerships in solving our global environmental crisis. The 4th Balance-Unbalance International Conference took place 21–29 March 2015 and was hosted by Arizona State University, in the United States, and the 5th Balance-Unbalance International Conference took place 9–11 May 2016 and was hosted by the University of Caldas in Manizales, Colombia. We are pleased to present this special section featuring selected papers from the 2015 and 2016 Balance-Unbalance Conference. ...