International photographer and Colorado native Peter McBride spent the past three years making images of the Colorado River. His work has been turned into several magazine articles, a book, a museum exhibit at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science and a short film. Here, he talks about what has become of the Colorado River and what he learned over the course of this project. View the slide show at HCN.org
Archive for multimedia
Audio slide show to accompany a High Country News story on how the Fort Berthold Indians lost their health and livelihoods when the Garrison Dam took their land. The slide show is about the Garrison Dam and how the US government conspired to flood the tribe’s farmlands. At High Country News.
A feature story on Western cattle ranchers’ battles against gigantic meatpackers as they struggle get a fair price for cattle in a changing economy. It references Upton Sinclair’s The Jungle and also covers over 100 years of meatpacker shenanigans and antitrust law. In High Country News.
A feature story about how large meatpackers control the marketplace for meat, and how the USDA proposes to reform the system while agribusiness fights against this reform. Read it at High Country News.
An audio slideshow where Jeff Rice discusses how he collects sound and plays some of the sounds from the Western Soundscape Archive. Published in High Country News.