Topic: Pollution

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Pictures of the Week: June 1 – June 8

From the final journey of the space shuttle Enterprise in New York and the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee in London to a landmark trial in Egypt and the once-in-a-lifetime Transit of Venus, TIME’s photo department presents the best images of the week.

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Richard Misrach
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Revisiting the South: Richard Misrach’s Cancer Alley

Photographer Richard Misrach revisits one of the most industrial areas of the United States for a new exhibit at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta.

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Pictures of the Week: April 20 — April 27

From the first round of voting in the French presidential elections and the crisis between Sudan and South Sudan to the continuing eruption of Mt. Etna and a plane crash in Pakistan, TIME’s photo department presents the best images of the week.

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J Henry Fair
Out There

Terribly Beautiful: Industrial Pollution Seen From Above

A year after the oil spill in the Gulf, a new book and exhibit by photographer J Henry Fair remind us that spectacular scenes of industry’s assault on the natural environment are not the exception but the rule.

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