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.
Photo: © J Henry Fair 2011