Industrial landscape: Canada's Tar Sands: Moonscape #1 Series: The True Cost of

Syncrude, Mildred Lake Mine. Athabasca Tar gSands, Alberta Canada.                                     This small section of a tar mine, accentuated by the light, reminded me of a scene from the moon. The Tar Sands, with their vast lakes of steaming toxins, massive refineries and pollution, and huge areas completely deforested, produce their own weather systems. The constantly changing weather conditions, with light filtered through skies filled with chemical pollution, leads to frequently fascinating and other worldly light conditions.
Moonscape #1 Series: The True Cost of

Syncrude, Mildred Lake Mine. Athabasca Tar gSands, Alberta Canada. This small section of a tar mine, accentuated by the light, reminded me of a scene from the moon. The Tar Sands, with their vast lakes of steaming toxins, massive refineries and pollution, and huge areas completely deforested, produce their own weather systems. The constantly changing weather conditions, with light filtered through skies filled with chemical pollution, leads to frequently fascinating and other worldly light conditions.