Waste Not

Many years ago, I was on vacation on a small Caribbean island. The hotel was new, and a man from one of the neighboring rooms found out just how new when he turned on the bathroom faucet, only to have the water run from the sink straight on to his feet. The drainpipe hadn’t been…

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Sweet Poison

What’s nectar to some is poison to others. Fracking, an extraction technique that involves injecting water mixed with chemicals into wells to break apart shale formations that cover pockets of oil or natural gas. Fracking: Praised as an economic and energy boon, condemned as a toxic threat. All the images here hold a certain terrible beauty.…

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