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The three most polluted parts of the world

UNITED KINGDOM | Fri, 25 Jan 2019 | By morganpfrank | Views [100]

  Scientists now say that we have less than 12 years before the effects of climate change will be irreversible. There are a number of causes to greenhouse gas emissions including industry, car exhausts and meat production. However, one ... Read more >

Tags: environment, pollution

Three of the most polluted places on earth

UNITED KINGDOM | Thu, 29 Nov 2018 | By morganpfrank | Views [64]

    As a society, we seem to be taking slightly more responsibility of the waste that we produce. Only a few hundred years ago, city streets were littered with waste and disease, showered by the latrines from the windows above.... Read more >

Tags: environment, pollution

Keeping our beaches plastic free - what we can all do

UNITED KINGDOM | Wed, 15 Jul 2015 | By francest | Views [98]

This year, I am supporting the Make Holidays Greener campaign (#greenerhols) with urgent message. We need to keep plastic rubbish off our beaches so that it doesn't pollute our seas. Back in February this year, scientists estimated that ... Read more >

Tags: beach clean, plastic free, pollution, top tips

Photos: My photo scholarship 2013 entry

AUSTRALIA | Tue, 2 Jul 2013 | By zoeaarcher | Flickr Photo Gallery

It is reasonable to say that, just like the other thousands of entrants vying for this unbelievable opportunity, I spend just about every waking moment envisioning future journeys, reminiscing on those past and busily planning the next. How could ... Read more >
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Tags: australia, beaches, coast, environment, environmental degradation, ocean, pollution, sea, sydney, zoe archer

Photos: My Scholarship entry - A 'place' I have visited

INDIA | Fri, 28 Jun 2013 | By eztosee | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

Photojournalist, my goal is work exclusively on social themes (kind of life, traditions, climatic changes) usually for long time on assignment for realization of books. The Travel Photography Scholarship could be a great opportunity for create a new ... Read more >
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Tags: black, black world, coal, dust, illegal, india, jharkhand, miners, pollution, survivor

Ocean Blues

SRI LANKA | Sun, 7 Apr 2013 | By libertywickman | Views [305] | Comments [2]

I sit hidden in the shade. The light breeze teases me, reminding me of cooler days. Green leaves dance overhead, creating brilliant, ever changing, patterns of shadows on the sand. Flies lazily buzz from here to there, landing on every surface in between.... Read more >

Tags: beaches, climate change, nature, pollution, waves

Two nights in Bangkok

THAILAND | Sun, 19 Feb 2012 | By pmok | Views [318]

My first gap program is a month in Koh Tao, Thailand to learn scuba diving, which will prepare me for the volunteer programs in Africa and South America. I spent a weekend in Bangkok before departing for Koh Tao. Bangkok was where I went on my very ... Read more >

Tags: bangkok, crowded streets, environment issue, pollution, poverty, thailand

My Photo scholarship 2011 entry

NEW ZEALAND | Wed, 28 Sep 2011 | By ryandavid | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

After watching my little sister playing at the beach, I was upset to see the amount of rubbish there was there. This series both documents and comments on the pollution of New Zealand beaches. NZ promotes itself as "clean and green" but my ... Read more >
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Tags: #2011wnphoto, beaches, children, clean, green, nz, ocecan, pollution, smoking, travel photography scholarship 2011

Bangkok: 'Bastion of wholesome tourism'

THAILAND | Thu, 5 May 2011 | By gem_sky | Views [1271]

Two bits of advice for people visiting Bangkok.. one, have the name and address of your hotel written down in Thai for the taxi driver.. they don't do english! And two, never get in a tuk tuk without an oxygen mask. The pollution is scary. Though not ... Read more >

Tags: accupressure, bangkok, buddhist, monks, pollution, reclining buddha, study, taxi drivers, tuktuk, zero tolerance

Tumaga River: A River of Broken Dreams

BRUNEI DARUSSALAM | Wed, 23 Mar 2011 | By ritchiebasilio | Views [1030]

Do my promise for over 30 years ago, that I made for the Tumaga River, will remains the blood and life of my fellow Zamboangenos? Does that wishing stone which I threw, in the late afternoon, at the middle of the river, answer to what I promise before? ... Read more >

Tags: phenomenon, pollution, river, tumaga, tumaga river, water, water pollution, zamboanga city

Yellow Dust

SOUTH KOREA | Mon, 26 Apr 2010 | By cepctheworld | Views [836]

            Since I got here people have been telling me about the Yellow dust.   Apparently, in March this year, the Korean Weather Agency measured the highest amount of Yellow Dust since they have started measuring.   Keep in mind that could ... Read more >

Tags: korea, pollution, tongyoung, yellow dust, yellow sand

Then and now

VIETNAM | Tue, 10 Jan 2006 | By simon_monk | Views [1599] | Comments [2]

Inevitably returning after 15 years we are making comparisons. It's impossible to say better or worse; just that things have changed. Some things we miss, others we don't (definitely!) Probably the biggest single difference is the noise and pollution.... Read more >

Tags: adventures, culture, cyclo, memories, pollution, travel tips, travel with children


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