Orange River Blues

Orange River Blues

A photographic essay by Mark Duggan. On August 5, 2015, the toxic secrets of The Gold King Mine high in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado spilled forth when workers breached a plug containing mine wastes. Three million gallons of heavy metals-laden wastewater spilled...
Craig Childs: Correspondent from the cataclysm

Craig Childs: Correspondent from the cataclysm

Author Craig Childs is known for his attraction to remote landscapes, whether the Atacama Desert of Chile – one of the driest places on the planet; or the vast, whiteout desolation of a research station on Greenland’s ice sheets. He is a rugged and...
Living among the “Methane Hot Spot”

Living among the “Methane Hot Spot”

Durango, Colo. – A giant, concentrated plume of greenhouse gas hovers over the San Juan Basin region of the Four Corners. Scientists first noticed it in 2009. It’s mostly comprised of methane gas centered over an area that includes the Colorado towns of Ignacio...

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