Friday, October 27, 2017

Raiding the Canadian Shield and the Peace-Athabasca delta

Taken in 1996, this photo shows how nickel tailings at Sudbury have drastically altered the landscape and waters of the region.
The shots below show petroleum extraction operations at Fort McMurray, Alberta.

Edward Burtynsky photographs our human depredations as we scramble to harvest the treasures of Mother Earth. Exhibited as The Scarred Earth, these chilling photos were recently on display at the Audain Museum.

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