Mount Morgan mine operated for a century from 1881 to 1981 producing gold, silver and copper. Work is underway to try to clean up the acid and metalliferous damage that continues to cause ecological problems long after the mine shut down. Many Queenslanders are concerned about the long term impacts of heavy coal mining in the region. Queensland, Australia.
About James Morgan
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.