The tar sands oil glistens at night. Garth Lenz/Courtesy photo
The scale of everything in the tar sands is enormous, from the 80-meter deep mine to the massive tar sands machinery. Garth Lenz/Courtesy photo
Tar sands mines stretch out far beyond the syncrude upgrader. Garth Lenz/Courtesy photo
People say Garth Lenz's photographs make the Alberta Tar Sands too beautiful, but then they do a double-take and realize what the photo is. In this case, it's a toxic tailings pond. Garth Lenz/Courtesy photo

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