Practices that contribute to climate change are best shown at scale with a subject, the harvester, for reference. Coupling images like this with constructive solutions-focused imagery is one way to ensure that viewers' attention and emotions are directed in a proactive way.
WHAT IT SHOWS: Excavators cut trees on a vast pulpwood concession for palm oil plantations and to produce pulp paper for Sinar Mas Group. The destruction of peat swamp forest in the province of Riau in Sumatra, Indonesia threatens our wider world. Peatlands are critical carbon stores, and Indonesia's peatlands are vast, storing about 35 billion tonnes of carbon. When these peatlands are drained, burned and replaced by acacia, eucaylptus or palm oil plantations, carbon dioxide is released.