• A Tibetan man and his guitar. Thousands of Tibetan nomads have been relocated to nearby towns in an attempt to reduce the ecological deterioration around Qinghai Lake, China's largest inland body of water which lies at over 3000m on the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau. The lake has been shrinking in recent decades, as a result of increased water-usage for local agriculture. Qinghai Province. China. 2010
  • CHINA. Hubei Province. Wuhan. A salamander 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.
  • CHINA. Beijing. A homeless man sleeping in Xidan subway station . 2008
  • North Korea. 2009
  • Coins are placed as offerings in nooks the and crevasses in a wooden carving.<br />
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  • A Tibetan female monk and a local Han businessman near to Qinghai Lake. Qinghai Lake, China's largest inland body of water lies at over 3000m on the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau. The lake has been shrinking in recent decades, as a result of increased water-usage for local agriculture. Qinghai Province. China. 2010
  • CHINA. Hong Kong. A buddhist monk collecting money on Hong Kong Island. Officially the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, it is a territory located on China's south coast on the Pearl River Delta. It has a population of 6.9 million people, and is one of the most densely populated areas in the world. 2008
  • CHINA. Hong Kong. A monk collecting money on Hong Kong Island. Officially the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, it is a territory located on China's south coast on the Pearl River Delta. It has a population of 6.9 million people, and is one of the most densely populated areas in the world. 2008
  • CHINA. Beijing. A man and his son begging for money in the Xidan shopping district in central Beijing. 2006.
  • CHINA. Beijing. A man and his son begging for money in the Xidan shopping district in central Beijing. 2006.
  • "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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