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Caravan, Giraffes, Kenya, 2013 © Laurent Baheux

Laurent Baheux | Africa

With a new approach in traditional nature photography, Laurent tries to capture the humanity and personality of each animal with deep black and high contrasts… (photo essay by Laurent Baheux)

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Asia, Mongolia. 18/03/2011. In the photo, 29-year-old Erdene Tuya hauls a sheep lost for the dzud to a small burial ground close to their yurt (gher). In Mongolia's Arkhangai province, the Tsamba family lives on the edge, struggling through harsh winters alongside their herd of sheep. Severe winter conditions, known as dzud, have been responsible for the deaths of half the family's once 2,000-strong herd over the past three winters. Recently, in search of warmer pastures, the Tsambas moved from Bulgan province in the north to this region near a central Mongolian village called Ulziit.

Alessandro Grassani | Environmental migrants: the last illusion

2008 became the point of no return: for the first time in history there are more people living in cities than in rural areas.

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Stefano De Luigi, PRIVATE 57

Stefano De Luigi | Kenya Drought

Kenya is facing a devastating drought, the worst in the last decade. Parts of the country haven’t seen a drop of rain for several years, livestock and crops are dying

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Bangladesh, Chalna, September 2010. Two women near their huts in the village of Chalna during floods. Their homes are increasingly threatened by rising water.This area in Bengala Bay is particularly affected by flooding. The cyclones, floods and monsoons hit the Bengal Bay annually causes the destruction of harvests and of entire villages because of increased rainfalls and sedimentation in river flow. The people who inhabit in this area are forced to migrate to Dahka slums with their children and live in dangerous and inhumane conditions.

Luca Catalano Gonzaga | Child Survival in a Changing Climate

Climate changes represent one of the biggest challenges humanity will face in the coming years. Global warming, ice melting, the frequency of droughts and floods are all symptoms of the

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Lyle Owerko, PRIVATE 54

Lyle Owerko | The Samburu

There are many stories about the ancient history and exact origin of the Samburu – sometimes referred to as ‘The Butterfly People’. The events of their beginnings have been passed

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Ross McDonnell, PRIVATE 54

Ross McDonnell | Turkana. Cultures of change

hese images document, from a cultural perspective, the impact of climate change on the tribal communities of the Turkana people of Northwestern Kenya. The Turkana are pastoralist communities and are

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