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Lu Guang’s Photos of Environmental Devastation in China

You had no idea it was this bad.

Last year we wrote an editorial in disgust that the Olympiscs were being held in China, the modern day hell. Some suggested that we were exaggerating a little, that other countries are just as bad.

They obviously hadn’t seen the awesome photography of Lu Guang,

Guang’s images document the industrial pollution that is devastating the Chinese countryside and poisoning those who have to live there. They in turn flee from the enivornmental distruction and end up as sweatshop labourers in factories turning out more cheap consumer goods, a vicious cycle lucidly explained in the Story of Stuff.

Lu Guang’s work is winning him awards and exposing dark Satanic mills in China that should make us all sleep uneasily.

Check out Lu Guang’s photography here