ENVIRONMENT | CLIMATE CHANGE

Explore a digest of third-party news, features, galleries and op-eds on environmental issues and climate change and how these are represented through photography.

ENVIRONMENT | CLIMATE CHANGE

Explore a digest of third-party news, features, galleries and op-eds on environmental issues and climate change and how these are represented through photography.

Closing Standing Rock

Magnum Photos

“Larry Towell bears witness to the emotional acceptance and final throes of resistance as the protests against the North Dakota Access Pipeline are finally cleared.”

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A Crude Awakening

Time Lightbox

A Visual Exploration of the DAPL & Keystone XL Pipeline Controversy. Nine photographers explore the environmental consequences of oil production across the US and Canada.

In Pictures 

Edward Burtynsky’s Quest to Photograph a Changing Planet

The New Yorker

For nearly four decades, Edward Burtynsky has been documenting the global industrial landscape. The celebrated Canadian photographer’s aerial pictures show us how modern life is affecting the natural world.

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More pictures – Burtynsky’s Corrupted Landscapes

150 Years Ago Today, the US Bought Alaska From Russia

The Atlantic

“In the last 150 years, Alaska has seen several gold rushes, an oil boom, a groundbreaking distribution of lands to Native groups, a disastrous oil spill, a tremendous growth in tourism, and much more.”

In Pictures

Uganda welcomes refugees – but at an environmental cost

The Guardian

“With the refugees being given land, voices are calling for education and funds to prevent the total destruction of trees”

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Drought and War Heighten Threat of Not Just 1 Famine, but 4

The New York Times

“For the first time since anyone can remember, there is a very real possibility of four famines — in SomaliaSouth SudanNigeria and Yemen — breaking out at once, endangering more than 20 million lives.”

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Nigeria’s Battles With Boko Haram Scar the Land and Its People

Pictures by Ashley Gilbertson

“While working on an article on civilian massacres by the Nigerian military, Ashley Gilbertson and I heard reports that soldiers were burning villages.”

Aerial Pictures 

How to Steal a River

Magnum Photos

“To feed an enormous building boom, India’s relentless sand miners have devastated the waterways that make life there possible.”

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4 Key Impacts of the Keystone XL and Dakota Access Pipelines

National Geographic

“If the two pipeline projects that were halted during former President Barack Obama’s time in office begin moving forward again, here’s the impact they may have on the environment and people.”

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