Week in Pictures: Pollution's Dangerous Beauty, Incredible Edible Gardens, and More

Emma Grady
Living / Culture
August 19, 2011

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mountaintop removal blasting photo
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The production of petroleum, of metals, and of fertilizer--seen here--result in polluted runoff that, when captured in the right moment, are as beautiful as they are troubling. Photographer J Henry Fair has captured these moments for his new book The Day After Tomorrow and to open viewers to a vision of a cleaner future.

We also have the most incredible edible gardens, 10 gorgeous new bikes we want now, and more, in our photo roundup of the best images in TreeHugger this week.

Ugly Pollution, Beautiful Photo

Here, machines remove excess rock and rubble from mountaintop removal blasting.

Read the full story: "Industrial Scars" Captures Pollution's Dangerous Beauty in Photographs

Photo: © J Henry Fair 2011