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Offering a different perspective on the American West, Lucas Foglia's book "Frontcountry" shines a spotlight on the rise of ranchers, boomtowns and mining companies in the area. The project also speaks to residents in more populated areas that are threatened by suburban sprawl.

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American West • Lucas Foglia • Mining • Photo Book • U.S.
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For about seven years photographer Chad A. Stevens has been working on a documentary on mountaintop removal, a coal excavation technique used primarily in the Appalachia mining region. As his project progressed, Stevens realized how complicated the situation is, especially for the residents.

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Appalachia • Chad A. Stevens • Documentary Film • Mining • U.S. • West Virginia
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Mining in Bolivia is a “devil’s bargain,” Theo Stroomer says. It's a “resource curse” where a country rich in assets fails to prosper from those resources. The American photographer spent about six months in Bolivia, a country where some places have been mined for nearly 500 years.

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Bolivia • Mining • South America • Theo Stroomer • World