Future of the Environment

Was Leonardo da Vinci an environmentalist ahead of his time?

Infrared light is shone onto the 'Il Paesaggio' by Renaissance artist Leonardo da Vinci, during tests in Florence, Italy in this handout obtained on April 8, 2019. Uffizi Gallery/Handout via REUTERS THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. - RC12B0002D40

Historical records and sketchbooks reveal that da Vinci's interest in nature. Image: REUTERS

Susan Broomhall
Professor of History, University of Western Australia
Andrea Gaynor
Associate Professor of History, University of Western Australia
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