Jun 5, 2015 World Environment Day

Jun 5, 2015 World Environment Day

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    • 1. A single tree stands in a deforested area of the Amazon(Raphael Alves/AFP)
    • 2. Jun 5, 2015 World Environment Day
    • 3. World Environment Day is celebrated on June 5 every year by the United Nations to encourage worldwide awareness and action for the environment.
    • 4. A young ragpicker floats on an inflated tube as he searches for recycled materials in the polluted waters of River Kuakhai on World Environment Day on the outskirts of eastern Indian city of Bhubaneswar, India, Friday, June 5, 2015. The World Environment Day is celebrated on June 5 every year by the United Nations for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the environment. (AP Photo/Biswaranjan Rout)
    • 5. An Indian woman searches for reusable material at a garbage dumping site on World Environment Day in Gauhati, India, Friday, June 5, 2015. The World Environment Day is celebrated on June 5 every year by the United Nations for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the environment. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)
    • 6. Homeless children sit on boats alongside cattle in a slum area of Lahore on June 5, 2015, the World Environment Day. World Environment Day is celebrated every year on June 5 with the objective to raise global awareness among the common people for global environmental concerns. (AFP Photo/Arif Ali)
    • 7. Pakistani rag-pickers search for recycleable items at a garbage dump on the outskirts of Lahore on June 5, 2015, the World Environment Day. World Environment Day is celebrated every year on June 5 with the objective to raise global awareness among the common people for global environmental concerns. (AFP Photo/Arif Ali)
    • 8. An Indian woman worker sorts used plastic bottles at a recycling unit in Mumbai, India, Friday, June 5, 2015. The World Environment Day is celebrated on June 5 every year by the United Nations for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the environment. (AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade)
    • 9. A row of shanty homes sits atop a sea of garbage on World Environment Day in Manila on June 5, 2015. Poverty and a lack of urban planning has been blamed for pollution in the Philippine capital city of 12 million people. (AFP Photo/Jay Directo)
    • 10. A view of salt ponds at the Maras mines in Cuzco, Peru, where salt has been obtained since pre-Incan times by evaporating highly salty local subterranean stream water(Enrique Castro- Mendivil/Reuters)
    • 11. An aerial view of the Atibainha dam, part of the Cantareira reservoir in Nazare Paulista, Sao Paulo state. Brazil's worst drought in 80 years has left the Cantareira system, that provides greater Sao Paulo with most of its water, with the lowest water level on record, with daily rationing becoming common(Nacho Doce/Reuters)
    • 12. A aerial view of smog hanging over part of the Egyptian capital, Cairo(Patrick Baz/AFP)
    • 13. Indian sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik gives the final touches to his sand sculpture featuring four top world leaders – Chinese President, (L), US President Barack Obama, (2L), German Chancellor Angela Merkel (2R) and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi amidst the branches of a tree on the eve of World Environment Day at Puri beach, some 65 kms from Bhubaneswar on June 4, 2015. (AFP Photo/Asit Kumara)
    • 14. Indian schoolchildren wearing face masks pose for a photograph during before the start of an event to spread awareness of the problem of air pollution in New Delhi on June 4, 2015, on the eve of World Environment Day. The Indian government is under intense pressure to act after the World Health Organization last year declared New Delhi the world’s most polluted capital. At least 3,000 people die prematurely every year in the city because of air pollution, according to a joint study by Boston-based Health Effects Institute and Delhi’s Energy Resources Institute. World Environment Day is marked annually on June 5. (AFP Photo/Money Sharma )
    • 15. Indian studentss of Mar Athanasius HS Kakkanad watch prior to a trained elephant handing out a sapling with its trunk, marking the World Environment Day in Kakkanad in Kochi on June 5, 2015. (AFP Photo/P /afp/getty )
    • 16. Scrapped motorbikes are piled up at a scrapyard in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China(China Daily/Reuters)
    • 17. An aerial view of a river polluted by toxic chemicals leaching from illegal gold mine in the jungle in Puinawai Nature Reserve, Guainia Department, Colombia(Luis Acosta/AFP)
    • 18. An aerial view shows the brine pools and processing areas of the Soquimich lithium mine on the Atacama salt flat, the world's second largest salt flat and the largest lithium deposit currently in production, with over a quarter of the world's known reserves, in the Atacama desert of northern Chile(Ivan Alvarado/Reuters)
    • 19. An aerial view of Anglo American's Los Bronces copper mine at Los Andes Mountain range, near Santiago in Chile(Ivan Alvarado/Reuters)
    • 20. A sofa is pictured in the Sao Bento beach at Guanabara Bay, which receives waters from polluted rivers in Rio de Janeiro.Reuters
    • 21. A field of dead almond trees is seen next to a field of growing almond trees in Coalinga in the Central Valley, California. Almonds, a major component of farming in California, use up some 10 percent of the state's water reserves(Lucy Nicholson/Reuters)
    • 22. Women collect drinking water from the dried-up bed of the Siang River at Berasapori village, some 560 kms from Guwahati, the capital city of India's north-eastern state of Assam(Biju Boro/AFP)
    • 23. Two women, dressed in purple and holding weaves, stand in the doorway of a hair and beauty saloon, one of several such waterside establishments in Makoko.The Makoko slum is a community, under threat from eviction, built over the polluted waters of the Lagos Lagoon. Photograph: Petrut Calinescu/Courtesy of Atkins CIWEM Environmental Photographer of the Year
    • 24. A man shovels sand and salt into an oven at a factory in Rawalpindi(Reuters)
    • 25. Scavengers search for usable refuse in a garbage dump in Lucknow(Reuters)
    • 26. A boy drinks water from a pond in Bule Duba village, near the edge of Oroma and Somali regions of Ethiopia(Irada Humbatova/Reuters)
    • 27. A man, marooned by flood waters along with his his livestock, waves towards an army helicopter for relief handout in the Rajanpur district of Pakistan's Punjab province(Reuters)
    • 28. March 19, 2015: A father and son on a makeshift boat made from styrofoam paddle through a garbage-filled river as they collect plastic bottles to sell in Manila(Noel Celis/AFP)
    • 29. Plastic bags are part of the landscape in the Bolivian Altiplano. The accumulation of plastic bags cause deterioration of the landscapes and agriculture soils and it is associated to the death of domestic and wild animals.Photograph: Eduardo Leal/Courtesy of Atkins CIWEM Environmental Photographer of the Year
    • 30. Sandstorm in the city by Rizalde Cayanan, Kuwait. Photograph: Rizalde Cayanan/Courtesy of Atkins CIWEM Environmental Photographer of the Year
    • 31. An aerial view of small dams in dry paddocks north-west of the city of Melbourne. Australia endured its hottest year on record in 2013, with average temperatures 1.2 degree Celsius above the long-term average of 21.8 degree Celsius, breaking the previous record set in 2005(David Gray/Reuters)
    • 32. Agricultural farm land is shown next to the desert in the Imperial valley near El Centro, California, as the state endures its worst drought on record(Mike Blake/Reuters)
    • 33. A man drives a boat along a river polluted by leaked fuel, in Shaoxing, Zhejiang province, China. Reuters
    • 34. A volunteer holds up a oil-covered crab after it was collected from rocks at the "Muelle Viejo" beach in Gran Canaria in Spain's Canary Islands Borja Suarez / Reuters
    • 35. Collecting crabs by Kazi Riasat Alve, Satkhira, Bangladesh.High salinity has rendered the land unsuitable for farming. Photograph: Kazi Riasat Alve/Courtesy of Atkins CIWEM Environmental Photographer of the Year
    • 36. Children walk across an improvised bridge placed above a drain full of rubbish in a slum area of Karachi(Getty)
    • 37. A man sorts bottles at a plastic junkyard in Chandigarh, India, June 5, 2015. Friday marks the annual World Environment Day. REUTERS/Ajay Verma
    • 38. A man points to water and soil which turned red after being contaminated by industrial waste from a closed dye factory in Ruyang county, Henan province.
    • 39. This Greenpeace aerial photo shows a huge area of natural forest which has been cleared in order to be developed for a palm oil plantation in Central Kalimantan province on Indonesia's Borneo island, the habitat of endangered orangutans and tigers(Bay Ismoyo/AFP)
    • 40. An aerial view of homes surrounded by rubbish floating in the floodwaters of the Rio Negro, one of the two main tributaries of the Amazon, in Manaus, Brazil(Bruno Kelly/Reuters)
    • 41. Fires, which may be wildfires or intentionally set agricultural fires, burn on the continent of Australia, with smoke plumes faintly visible in the night sky, in this picture taken by astronauts on the International Space Station(Nasa/Reuters)
    • 42. A satellite view shows smoke from forest fires in Sumatra being blown eastwards to southern Malaysia and Singapore(Nasa/Reuters)
    • 43. Smog envelops buildings on the outskirts of the Indian capital New Delhi(Roberto Schmidt/AFP)
    • 44. A general view shows the Eiffel Tower and the Paris skyline through a small-particle haze. Reuters
    • 45. An iceberg roughly six times the size of Manhattan breaks off from Antarctica's Pine Island Glacier and heads out into the open ocean, in this Nasa Earth Observatory image(Nasa/Reuters)
    • 46. A woman paddles in a makeshift boat as she collects recyclable trash from a polluted river in Navotas city, Philippines(Ezra Acayan/Reuters)
    • 47. Oil goes into a tailings pond at the Suncor tar sands operations near Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada(Todd Korol/Reuters)
    • 48. Labourers work to drain effluent from a leaking tank at a copper mine in Shanghang, Fujian province, China. Environmental authorities said the leak of toxic chemicals had killed or poisoned about 1.89 million kg of fish(Reuters)
    • 49. Bucket-wheel reclaimers move iron ore at a loading terminal in the town of Port Hedland, located in the Pilbara region of Western Australia(David Gray/Reuters)
    • 50. A bird eats a fish surrounded by dead fish on the banks of the Guanabara Bay in Rio de Janeiro. end
    • 51. cast Jun 5, 2015 World Environment Day images and text credit www. Music wav. created olga.e. thanks for watching
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Recent Reviews

  1. BRENDA
    BRENDA
    5/5,
    Version: 05/06/2015
    Striking photos. good job
  2. maditabalnco
    maditabalnco
    5/5,
    Version: 05/06/2015
    Tremendas e impactantes fotos! Debía ser asignatura obligatoria en los colegios el cuidar el planeta.Que futuro espera a nuestros hijos y nietos??.Muchas gracias querida Olga.Un abrazo y un bonito dia.
  3. doc
    doc
    4/5,
    Version: 05/06/2015
    Amazing !Shocking photos,human absolute need to rethink,thank you Olga! A big hug.
  4. johndemi
    johndemi
    3/5,
    Version: 05/06/2015
    We should really appreciate our planet by taking better care of the environment .A great subject,congratulations my friend.A big hug.
  5. mireille 30100
    mireille 30100
    3/5,
    Version: 05/06/2015
    Gracias amiga !
  6. Carmen Madruga
    Carmen Madruga
    5/5,
    Version: 05/06/2015
    Ojalá en algunos lugares se pudiera hacer más por mantener y cuidar el planeta, pero son tan pobres, que es difícil. Fíjate ese pobre niño bebiendo de ese charco infecto! Nosotros sí que podemos hacer bastante más. Gracias por concienciarnos con este magnífico trabajo Olga. Un abrazo.
  7. Toker Bella
    Toker Bella
    5/5,
    Version: 05/06/2015
    Thank you for the presentation,Olga!