Canadian geo-logical infrastructures.
Niagara: It Has It All
Honeymoon spot, casino resort, Superfund site. Niagara has always been a place of extreme contrasts, where the sublime and magnificent cozies up to the tawdry and brutal.
Visualizing the Ends of Oil
Photographers Edward Burtynsky and Chris Jordan have struggled in different ways to visualize and critique the effects of our dependence on oil.
The Dilbit Hits the Fan: Alberta Oil
If the Keystone XL pipeline is dead, what is the future of the Alberta tar sands? A veteran environmental journalist looks at Canadian energy infrastructure.
A Short History of the Campsite
A landscape historian traces the story of the campground, from early wilderness caravans to today’s domesticated sites.
The Big Data of Ice, Rocks, Soils, and Sediments
Inside the material archives of climate science, which get wilder and dirtier the deeper you go.
Dams Across America
Images of major U.S. hydroelectric dams built during the New Deal. Something to contemplate as the Obama administration tries to stimulate the economy and smarten the energy grid.
Designing Indian Country
Suppose Native America is not over, that there is no “after colonialism.” How do we create public spaces that enable true contact between cultures?