Vision of an environment-friendly future city.
A kindergarten in Chernobyl.
A woman sleeps on a dirty riverbank in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Some homeless people spend the night sleeping on bridges.
Gasoline puddles look spectacular, but their beauty is dangerous: can a puppy drink this beautiful water?
Several dolls lie in an abandoned Chernobyl nursery.
A girl sleeps on a desk inside her schoolroom. Extreme rains have tripled in the Sahel in the last 35 years and there were 70 episodes of torrential rains in the last decade. At the same time the region suffers severe episodes of drought.
A boy plays with a plastic bag. About 380 million tons of plastic is produced worldwide each year. Every day approximately 8 million pieces of plastic find their way into our oceans.
The marine corridor between Ecuador and the Galapagos has the highest concentration of sharks in the world. Intense fishing is endangering the shark population.
The habitants off the Bandar-e Khamir (Iran) suburb are nomads. To make some shadow, they put their torn clothes on a dried tree.
Silt makes for a lovely landscape, but it's a nightmare for crossing during monsoon season.
Every year, the Ganges river collects 20,000 tons of plastics and carries it to the Bay of Bengal. A recycling process has been started to remove the pollution.
500 vessels used to transport goods are either being built or are docked for maintenance work in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Millions of people are going home to celebrate Eid alFitr. Bangladesh is a river country, so lots of people use a launch for the journey.
Suburb of Kathmandu Valley (also known as Badbhanjyang) at sunrise.
Poor environmental policies from the Turkish government of are hurting Turkey cities. Located in the east of Istanbul, the Gulsuyu district was completely covered with concrete ceilings.
Hands of green are demanding the world to create a pollution free future.
The large waste dump at Ganey Hadas-Dudaim, Israel. Numerous pieces of garbage are caught on the fence by the wind, while black kites hover above and enjoy the trash food.
Laos, a mother baths her children. The well is also used for drinking water. There is a lack of drinking water in the region, despite considerable rainfall.
Fire by the Boraldai River, Kazakhstan.
The surface tension of the water droplet keeps the tiny spider from falling from the melting ice.
Thin ice formes on the surface of puddles in meadows, trapping insects. The first rays of the sun free the prisoners.
Mexicali was one of the most contaminated cities in the world because of its geographic location, industry, and cars.
The community of Bangui Ilocos Norte in the Philippines developed a windmill farm. They are setting a trend in renewable energy and pioneering wind turbines in Southeast Asia.
City waste is deposited at the Arefin Nagur yard in Chittagong. Many children work there.
Charcoal workers labour in difficult conditions.
A woman collects fresh drinking water through a pothole in the dried riverbed.
An aerial image over a recently bushfire ravaged bushland area of the Pilbara in Western Australia. This region is sparsely habited by people only a main highway shows human interaction except when someone discards a lit cigarette which causes a fire to rage through.
An aerial view over Lake Dumbleyung, Australia. The white gum trees died from decades of farming, resulting in salt rising up to the surface.
Plastic can directly and indirectly harm your health.
Photographing trees with a long shutter speed isn't easy, the tiniest amount of wind will blur the canopy.
Conveyors at a brown coal mine.
Hambach Forest (Germany) was nearly 12,000 years old when it was bought to dig for brown coal. Only 10 percent of the forest remains.
A bucketwheel excavator is active at a brown coal mine.
Duisburg, Germany. A water purification plant.
Rangers rest on a fallen tree midpatrol. They are among 44 men tasked with protecting Bamingui Bangoran National Park (Central African Republic) where poaching and civil war have decimated animal populations.
An abandoned gas station in Armenia.
A frigatebird tries to steal freshly caught fish from a fisherman.
Freshly caught swordfish.
Moldova. This picture questions the place of Man on Earth and his relationship with Nature, aiming to wake our consciousness.
France. This picture questions the place of Man on Earth and his relationship with Nature, aiming to wake our consciousness.
The 2019 fire in the Nambiyugua mountains (Mexico) killed plant species and hurt biodiversity. Thousand of hectares of forest are lost every year.
The daily life of a nomad lady: milking the sheep in the morning before herding them up the hill, when her husbad takes the milk to the local market.
London. People are protesting to save the environment.
Salt evaporation ponds are shallow artificial ponds designed to extract salts from sea water. Variable algal concentrations create vivid colors.
Bauxite is a mineral found mostly around the equator. This photo shows a mining site from above. The iron gives bauxite the deep red color.
Once upon a time this was a healing pool, but sulfur sources used in the treatment of many diseases are disappearing.
Dhaka, Bangladesh. Workers unload coal from light vessels.
The stream used to flow freely, but years of negligence eventually killed the creek.
This creek floods badly during monsoon season. Still, Estero de Magdalena (Manila, Philippines) is home to the families living along its banks, no matter how others see it.
La Oliva Casas housing development in Fuerteventura, Spain. The housing complex has been abandoned since 2008.
A Buffalo shepherd baths and washes his buffalo in Gawir Lake, Indonesia.
This family's newly made house is destroyed by the Cyclone Fani, which was one of the most powerful cyclones formed in the Bay of Bengal since 1999.
This oil refinery in Chittagong, Bangladesh for extends miles after miles. It sits within 100 to 200 meters to the sea. Thousands of trees have been cut for the space.
It is unusual for a photographer to attend a dehorning. It is not easy to watch but this is a last ditch attempt to keep rhinos safe from poaching.
On the Faroe Islands it rains 300 days of the year, so in the 14th century the settlers of Saksun introduced grass roofs to protect from the rain and provide thermal insulation.
The people of Vsrsana, India are celebrating holi. Red gulal contains mercury sulfide, which can cause loss of eyesight, skin cancer, and partial paralysis. The metal content in gulal can be deposited in the kidney, liver, and bone.
Workers dig wells to find water at a depth of about 30 meters. Each bucket of soil needs to be lifted accurately for the workers' own safety.
Ananda Bazar is a huge dumping area for Chattagram, Bangladesh. People make a small living from the recycling and waste management business.
Two young girls play in the ruins of an abandoned home in the Tuvaluan capital Funafuti. Due to environmental and social pressures many of the islanders have migrated to other countries.
Fallen trees lie on a beach on the Funafuti lagoon in Tuvalu. Land erosion problems are intensifying as sea levels rise, inundating the coastline more frequently.
Mumbai, India: a high tide wave hits a man outside his house as the seawater enters the shanty town near Bandra bandstand. He was rescued by fellow fishermen.
A local boy throws a bucket of water on the slum which sparked fire due to the high temperatures.
Since 2000 India has had three serious droughts. The World Bank has estimated that the 2012 drought reduced the country's GDP by half a percentage point.
Sulphurous smoke rise from fissures in the earth around the edge of a coal seam. According to the WHO, 13 of the 20 most polluted cities in the world are in India.
The sales boom of large vehicles limits progress towards a cleaner planet despite advances in fuelsaving technology and hybrid or electric vehicles.
A man works in the streets of Lava, India.
This image was taken at the Cooch Behar brick field in India.
This image shows the daily life of the people of West Bengal.
Mother is everything, she is not an object to throw. Two sons were crossing the Fulchuri dry river during winter season to get their mother to hospital. Their local hospital closed due to erosion by the river.
In India, waste is dumped on open land, causing land, air and water pollution. Children join the waste-picking industry to earn, but become ill from the toxic wastes and viruses in the area.
Coal is perhaps the most important energy resource in India. Jharia is the most significant coal mine. People die here as a result of underground fire, poisonous gases in the air, pollution, etc.
In the old city of Howrah, India drainage patterns are not strong enough to support the growing population.
After a huge chemical explosion in Dhaka a burn car on the street. in this incident 70 people died.
During the flood season the children use the bamboo bridge to cross the flooded are to go to school.
Hook Peninsula in County Wexford, Ireland.
As fish stocks decrease, fishing methods become increasingly extreme. Destructive fishing with small hole nets devastate the marine environment.
A woman seemed to sink when she sewed a huge net in Ninh Thuan, Vietnam. This mesh fishing net eradicates aquatic resources but it is the traditional fishing method of fishermen all over the world.
540 million people depend on fisheries as a source of food and income. The effects of climate change cause unpredicable fish behaviour and decrease fish populations.
At the Sisdol landfill near Kathmandu in Nepal wastepickers rummage through garbage looking for materials to sell. Supposed to be temporary, this landfill has been in operation since 2005 and is running out of capacity.
A woman is drying incense sticks. The incense must be soaked with chemicals so that the incense does not break. Many workers cannot tolerate the toxics and must quit their job.
Fire sparked in a wooden house in Murmansk, Russia.