Read more: Transforming a scarred landscape

How do you transform a scarred landscape that’s been ravaged by industry into a place to visit, a tourist attraction, and a landscape that can be enjoyed. It’s a process that’s happening around the world as quarries, mines, and previously profitable industrial zones reach the end of their lives and need a new lease of life.

Photographer Freya Najade’s images capture the transformation of the landscape of Lusatia, in Germany, from opencast mining to tourist attraction.

read more: In pictures: Transforming a scarred landscape – BBC News

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