2010 Vancouver Olympics Scar
Originally uploaded by WestCoast TreeHugger.
Construction continues on the new highway from Vancouver to Whistler. This section of construction destroyed a rare Arbutus ecosystem, wetlands that were home to an endangered frog species and migratory bird nesting habitat (an act that is illegal under Canada's wildlife act).
All this despite a promise in the 2010 Olympic Bid to reduce the use of automobiles for the games.