Wade Davis: Gorgeous photos of a backyard wilderness worth saving

This quick TED talk entry is courtesy of TED.com. Ethnographer Wade Davis explores hidden places in the wider world — but in this powerful short talk he urges us to save a paradise in his backyard, Northern Canada. The Sacred Headwaters, remote and pristine, are under threat because they hide rich tar sands. With stunning photos, Davis asks a tough question: How can we balance society’s need for fuels with the urge to protect such glorious wilderness?

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