Cane fires burning in Queensland. Depending on the soil type, burning can release a lot of nutrients back into he soil, particularly potash, which helps prepare the soil for planting. The sugar industry has made many improvements to look after the environment including reducing burning of the crops before harvesting. Mount Inkerman, Queensland, Australia.
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James is a multi award-winning film director and photojournalist. His in-depth photographic features have appeared in National Geographic, The Guardian, BBC, Sunday Times and many others, while his film work spans features, documentaries, commercials and music videos with clients ranging from Sony and Adidas to Vice and Mercedes Benz. James is represented by both Panos Pictures and Getty Images in London and is a Fellow of the International League of Conservation Photographers. Find out more about James and his work.