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A dizzying bird’s-eye view of Alberta’s oilsands

It’s the largest bitumen deposit in the world. Mining there is visible from space. And for many Canadians, the oilsands are still completely unseen.

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Life and death near oilsands in Fort Chipewyan

A photographer spent years documenti communities downstream of Alberta’s oilsands. Then he was invited to join Warren Simpson, dying from a rare form of cancer he believed to be linked to the mines, for his last breaths
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After climate-protection drift and despair, a blueprint for success emerges in Cascadia
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After climate-protection drift and despair, a blueprint for success emerges in Cascadia

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