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The devastating environmental impact of technological progress

An insatiable demand for the copper, lithium and rare-earth metals required to fuel the consumer electronics and electric vehicle industries is leaving indelible scars on our fragile planet

For decades, David Maisel has been photographing places where humans are changing the environment so dramatically that the impact can be seen from the sky.

  • Amit Katwala
  • Wired

For his latest project, Desolation Desert, the San Francisco-based visual artist spent two weeks in and around South America’s Atacama desert, where humankind’s insatiable demand for …

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