• CHINA. Beijing. A young woman on Tiananmen Square during the Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics. 2008
  • CHINA. Beijing. A young woman on Tiananmen Square during the Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics. 2008
  • CHINA. Shanghai. A young giel wearing a face mask to protect her from air pollution. Shanghai is a sprawling metropolis or 15 million people situated in south-east China. It is regarded as the country’s showcase in development and modernity in modern China. This rapid development and modernization, never seen before on such a scale has however spawned countless environmental and social problems. 2008
  • CHINA. Beijing. Spectators in the Olympic village whilst watching rehearsals for the Beijing Olympic games. 2008
  • CHINA. Beijing. A dog being taken for a walk. 2008
  • CHINA. Beijing. Spectators in the Olympic village whilst watching rehearsals for the Beijing Olympic games. 2008
  • Graffiti on a wall in Ho Chi Minh City.<br />
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  • CHINA. Shanghai. A young giel wearing a face mask to protect her from air pollution. Shanghai is a sprawling metropolis or 15 million people situated in south-east China. It is regarded as the country's showcase in development and modernity in modern China. This rapid development and modernization, never seen before on such a scale has however spawned countless environmental and social problems. 2008.
  • CHINA. Hubei Province. Wuhan. A crocodilian in an enclosure in Wuhan zoo. In many of China's 'second-tier' cities, away from the modern zoos in the megacities of Beijing and Shanghai, hide a plethora of smaller unknown zoos. In these zoos, what can only be described as animal abuse is subtly taking place in the form of deprivation of light, space, sanitation and social contact with other animals. Living in awful conditions, these animals spend there days entertaining tourists who seem oblivious to the animals' plight and squalid existence. 2008..
  • A student studies a feather through a magnifying glass during a conservation education class in Zhanjiang, Guangdong Province. 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
  • CHINA. Beijing. Spectators in the Olympic village whilst watching rehearsals for the Beijing Olympic games. 2008
  • CHINA. Beijing. A spectator with a ticket for an event during the Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics. 2008
  • CHINA. Beijing. Spectators in the Olympic village whilst watching rehearsals for the Beijing Olympic games. 2008
  • CHINA. Beijing. A spectator with a ticket for an event during the Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics. 2008
  • CHINA. Beijing. Advertising hoardings in the Xidan shopping district in central Beijing. 2006.
  • CHINA. Security cameras located in the Tibetan district of Xining, the capital of Qinghai province in the west of the country. Installed in 2009, the cameras keep a watchful eye on the large populations of Tibetans and Muslims who live and work in the district. 2010
  • CHINA. Security cameras located in the Tibetan district of Xining, the capital of Qinghai province in the west of the country. Installed in 2009, the cameras keep a watchful eye on the large populations of Tibetans and Muslims who live and work in the district. 2010
  • CHINA. Security cameras located in the Tibetan district of Xining, the capital of Qinghai province in the west of the country. Installed in 2009, the cameras keep a watchful eye on the large populations of Tibetans and Muslims who live and work in the district. 2010
  • CHINA. Dan Jiang, a local Tibetan business man in his restaurant in the Tibetan quarter of Xining, the capital of Qinghai province in the west of the country. Security cameras have sprung up in the area to keep a watchful eye on the large populations of Tibetans and Muslims who live and work in the district. 2010
  • CHINA. Security cameras located in the Tibetan district of Xining, the capital of Qinghai province in the west of the country. Installed in 2009, the cameras keep a watchful eye on the large populations of Tibetans and Muslims who live and work in the district. 2010
  • Close-up view of a Chinese woman's closed eye.
  • A villager who has lost his left eye due to infection, in a small community in the city of Kanpur.
  • Against smoggy skies, a man walks his daughter across a busy street in central Kolkata. According to the Delhi-based Center for Science and Environment, "18 out of every 100,000 persons in Kolkata fall victim to lung cancer annually. Seven out of 10 people in Kolkata are afflicted with some form of respiratory ailment. Also the percentage of children suffering from upper respiratory infections, cough, wheezing and eye irritation is increasing in direct proportion to the increasing concentration of PM10 [particle pollution]."  India. November, 2013
  • Rakesh, 16, strokes a piece of leather in the factory where he works in the India city of Kanpur. He suddenly lost the sight in his left eye as a child and is one of many people in the area suffering from health development issues. The city is notorious for having some of the country's worst water pollution which is created by the local leathery tannery industry. Waste water laced with toxins, such as chromium, is discharged in local waterways and agricultural land which is used many residents who live in the nearby area. An array of health problems now afflict locals who have worked in the tanneries, or use the local water. Health effects have included cancers, mental health problems, child development issues and skin diseases.
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