Oh, Canada!

Does the Great White North Deserve Its Green Reputation?


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Logging trucks thunder down Canadian highways, helping transport nearly eight billion board feet of timber per year. Below, left: indigenous Arctic© ROBERT SEMENIUK/CORBIS

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Wilderness areas are being replaced by hazardous zones.© GINNY DIERS

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Indigenous Arctic grayling are threatened by the ravages of extractive industries© GINNY DIERS

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Oil pumpjacks are a common sight in western Canadian backyards.© GINNY DIERS