The Human Impact

Collection by Chris Muhl Art


In the developed world, we live mostly unaware of the devastation human activity has on our planet. Our streets are swept clean and are trash is hauled away to places we'll never see. But the impact of our consumption is inching ever closer to our own backyards. With time, we will see quite clearly, the carnage of our reckless and senseless consumption. Here's a glimpse into what's really going on.

Chris Muhl Art
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Nick Brandt's photography relates to the disappearing natural world, before much of it is destroyed by humankind. Books/projects: This Empty World, Inherit the Dust, On This Earth, A Shadow Falls, Across The Ravaged Land. Solo exhibitions worldwide.

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Deforestation in Sumatra to make way for palm oil plantations. The Sumatran orangutan, tiger, rhino, and elephant are all critically endangered from loss of habitat. Palm oil is found in ice cream, soap, candy, cosmetics, and many other everyday products.

PHOTOS: New aerial pictures of Alberta tar sands mines show Scope of Eerie Destruction Sand Pictures, Oil Sands, Environmental Degradation, Big Oil, Environmental Design, Global Warming, Destruction, Ecology, Climate Change

The devastation of the Alberta tar Sands. While it's easy to point fingers at the big oil companies, we must remember that the demand for oil comes from us. Oil is not just used for automotive fuel, it's in cloths and pantyhose, safety glasses and golf balls, sun glasses and toilet seats, house paint and guitar strings, roofing and detergents, and the list goes on and on. We can however, push for greater accountability with oil companies with respect to environmental degradation.

Leather processing is big business in Bangladesh, India, and other parts of the developing world, where regulations are lax and poisons run freely. Global Warming, Current Events, Tourism, To Go, Street View, Earth, India, Activities, World

Hazaribagh, Bangladesh is notorious for its extraordinary levels of pollution from its tanneries.

This picture shows the pollution present in a city in China. There is heavy smog hanging over the buildings making it difficult to see. This also shows the air that people in China have to breath on a daily basis. Wuhan, Air Pollution, Kung Fu, Beijing, Pollution Environment, Rest Of The World, Global Warming, Planet Earth, Planets

Linfen is located in the heart of China's coal belt. It is considered one of the most polluted cities in the world.

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Norilsk, Russia is considered one of the most polluted cities on Earth. Smelting of nickel causes severe pollution, acid rain, and smog.