Beautiful Destruction

#Photography

Tue, Mar 23rd, 2010 09:58 by capnasty NEWS

These aerial photographs taken by Louis Helbig show the "awesome beauty and destruction where exaggeration of scale and proportion seems almost impossible" of the Alberta Tar Sands. Canada is America's single biggest supplier of oil, almost all derived from the Tar Sands. Despite their importance in our culture, in our economy and, increasingly, in how the outside world views Canada, few know much about them and fewer still have seen them.

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