Tuesday, February 28, 2006

Edward Burtynsky photos

Oxford Tire Pile No. 1,
Westley, California 1999

China Recycling #9,
Circuit Boards, Guiyu, Guangdong Province, 2004

Edward Burtynsky is a Canadian landscape photographer whose work explores nature transformed through industry. It's an interesting post-industrial geology that he captures, where the transformed raw materials of the earth reform new landscapes through a man-made process of accretion. More on toxic high tech waste in China.

700 Mile Fence

An infographic from the SF Chronicle about the proposed 700 mile fence along the US/Mexico border. It's good we're spending billions on such clever things and not on solving other barrier problems, such as the levees in the Sacramento Delta.