• CHINA. Hubei Province. Wuhan. A woman walks past special wreathes that are given on the event of a death. They are placed outside the home of the deceased.  Wuhan (population 4.3 million) is a sprawling city that sits on both sides of the Yangtze River. 2008
  • CHINA. Hubei Province. Wuhan. A woman walks past special wreathes that are given on the event of a death. They are placed outside the home of the deceased.  Wuhan (population 4.3 million) is a sprawling city that sits on both sides of the Yangtze River. 2008.
  • A dead fish lies in one of the ponds at the Xixi wetlands which lie in the west of the city of Hangzhou. This is China's 'first national wetland park,' dubbed as such to act as a role model to all other wetlands in China and to supposedly show how to effectively manage and restore wetlands, notably urban wetlands. Zhejiang Province. China. 2010
  • A discarded fish on the shores of Dongting Lake, Hunan Province. Dongting Lake has decreased in size in recent decades as a result of land reclamation and damming of the Yangtze. Fish stocks ahve also been depleted in the lake China. 2010
  • A dead fish lies on the shore of the mangroves of Zhanjiang, Guangdong Province, washed up and deposited at high tide. Intense industrial development in the region has led to high levels of pollution. Over the past century, the world has lost over 50% of its coastal mangroves. They have been cleared mainly to make way for commercial shrimp and fish farms. The unique trees which live in salt water are valued for the ability to protect shorelines and are home to a diverse array of flora and fauna. 2010
  • Residents of the Captain Bherry community in Kolkata gather around a water pump in the early morning. In the foreground a small pond is suffering from eutrophication, a phenomenon caused by excessive nutrients being released into the water, resulting in the proliferation of algae on the surface and subsequent death of aquatic life below. India. November, 2013
  • A boy looks out onto a destroyed home in one of the slum communities in central Jakarta. It was destroyed during the January floods which displaced approximately 20,000 people and caused the death of over 40 people. The slum communities are at great risk as many of them are found lining the city’s waterways making them extreemly vulnerable to flooding.
  • Workers conduct maintenance on a rail track that was damaged during the floods of January 2013. The floods damaged infrastructure throughout the city, causing the evacuation of <br />
approximately 20,000 people and the death of over 40 people.
  • "There's no money, no medicine. I'm waiting for death", says Harneg Singh, 65, as he lies on a bed outside his home in the Punjab region of northwest India. He is one of many villagers suffering from Hepatitis C. It is believed decades of excessive pesticide use in the region has contributed to weakening people's immune systems, making them more susceptible to diseases. Many villagers cannot afford the expensive treatments and medicines that would either save them of prolong their lives.
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