• Rain drops in a puddle in Jakarta.<br />
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  • Tourists get caught in a rain shower in 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 mother and her child attempt to catch rain in a leaf 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
  • CHINA. Beijing. The base of a tree after a recent rain shower. 2008.
  • North Korea. 2009
  • CHINA.Wuzhen. The town of Wuzhen is located in the center of the six ancient towns south of Yangtze River, 10 miles north of the city of Tongxiang, Wuzhen displays a two-thousand-year history in its ancient stone bridges, stone pathways between the mottled walls and its delicate wood carvings all lying above a network of canals and small lakes. 2008
  • A mother and child in 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 pedestrian in the town of Dujiangyan. Sichuan Province. 2010
  • Young boys playing in a temple within the grounds of the Dujiangyan Irrigation System. The system is regarded as an "ancient Chinese engineering marvel." By naturally channeling water from the Min River during times of flood, the irrigation system served to protect the local area from flooding and provide water to the Chengdu basin. Sichuan Province. 2010
  • A fisherman caught in a rainstorm in Zhanjiang, Guangdong Province. 2010
  • Children visiting 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 mother and her child in 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 rainstorm engulfs visitors outside the entrance to the Dujiangyan Irrigation System. The system is regarded as an "ancient Chinese engineering marvel." By naturally channeling water from the Min River during times of flood, the irrigation system served to protect the local area from flooding and provide water to the Chengdu basin. Sichuan Province. 2010
  • A young boy visiting a temple within the grounds of the Dujiangyan Irrigation System. The system is regarded as an "ancient Chinese engineering marvel." By naturally channeling water from the Min River during times of flood, the irrigation system served to protect the local area from flooding and provide water to the Chengdu basin. Sichuan Province. 2010
  • Tourists visiting the Dujiangyan Irrigation System. The system is regarded as an "ancient Chinese engineering marvel." By naturally channeling water from the Min River during times of flood, the irrigation system served to protect the local area from flooding and provide water to the Chengdu basin. Sichuan Province. 2010
  • CHINA. Beijing. A person holding an umbrella. 2008
  • CHINA. Beijing. A woman looks through a fence near the Olympic stadium. 2008
  • Traffic passes by a roundabout in central Ho Chi Minh City.<br />
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  • Graffiti on the streets of Ho Chi Minh City.<br />
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  • The reservoir behind the Zipingpu dam, which lies just a few kilometres upstream from the Dujiangyan Irrigation System, a 2000-year old structure which harvests summer flood waters.  The new dam has resulted in changing water flow and has caused numerous environmental concerns for local ecosystems. Sichuan Province. 2010
  • The reservoir behind the Zipingpu dam, which lies just a few kilometres upstream from the Dujiangyan Irrigation System, a 2000-year old structure which harvests summer flood waters.  The new dam has resulted in changing water flow and has caused numerous environmental concerns for local ecosystems. Sichuan Province. 2010
  • The Zipingpu dam, which lies just a few kilometres upstream from the Dujiangyan Irrigation System, a 2000-year old structure which harvests summer flood waters.  The new dam has resulted in changing water flow and has caused numerous environmental concerns for local ecosystems. Sichuan Province. 2010
  • A man crosses one of the main channels that makes up the Dujiangyan Irrigation System. The system is regarded as an "ancient Chinese engineering marvel." By naturally channeling water from the Min River during times of flood, the irrigation system served to protect the local area from flooding and provide water to the Chengdu basin. Sichuan Province. 2010
  • One of the main channels that makes up the Dujiangyan Irrigation System. The system is regarded as an "ancient Chinese engineering marvel." By naturally channeling water from the Min River during times of flood, the irrigation system served to protect the local area from flooding and provide water to the Chengdu basin. Sichuan Province. 2010
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