A portrait of Carmen Langer in his almost deserted stockyard. Due to emissions from the CHOPS (Cold Heavy Oil Production with Sand) facilities close to their farm, The Langer family have had to sell their cattle herd. The Langer family arrived in Canada and cut their farm out of the Boreal forest in the 1920's
The Boreal Forest makes up 55 per cent of Canada's land mass. The forest is being cut down to make way for North America's largest industrial development, The Oil Sands, Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada.
Bucket Wheel Excavator that picks up dirt , Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada
A Sulphur Pile: This pile of Sulphur is a by product of the oil and natural gas industry.Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada.
Carmen Langer's Van: A Protest sign against Baytex Oil. Peace River, Alberta, Canada.
In-situ pipe by Moonlight. In-situ is a process of extracting Bitumen that is too deep for conventional mining techniques, Cold Lake, Alberta,Canada.
Forced Evacuations: A sign erected by the Labreque family protesting against an oil company's emissions, forcing the family to leave their farm. Peace River, Alberta, Canada,
A protest sign erected in Carmen Langer's cattle shed. Langer raises cattle and grows canola and hay. Langer has spent many years battling the local oil companies to cut the emissions that are making them ill. Peace River, Alberta, Canada.
A Sulphur Pile: Sulphur is a by-product of the refining of oil and natural gas. Fort Mc-Murray, Alberta, Canada.
An ornament on Mike Allen's desk including the components and by products of the Oil Sands. Mike Allen is the member of the Alberta Legislative Assembly. Fort McMurray, Alberta,Canada.
The Boreal forest is being cut down to make way for a new oil pad. Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada.
A helicopter overview of the Oil Sands development, Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada.