In an effort to bring awareness to the effects of Climate Change on our global waterways, artists are revisiting Chinese and Japanese folklore featuring mermaids, known as 鲛人 Jiaoren(Chinese) and Ningyo (Japanese), respectively, and using them to reinterpret and engage in contemporary environmental discourse. The idea of conjuring help from the ethereal guardians of the oceans—may surreptitiously prove or disprove our belief in the mystical.