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Rosignano. Italy - August 2013. A view of the Solvay Factory in Rosignano and of the pipeline that transport the materia from and to the factory. The factory was built around the 1940. A local NGO calculate that 90000 tons of toxic wast was released in the sea in front of the factory.

Tommaso Rada | Caribbean Illusion

In 1941 in Tuscany nearby a small village named Rosignano, Solvay built a factory for the production of chemical products derived from NaCl.


Trees in the park provide shelter to urban birds.

Park Life

City parks are places for refreshment. People come here to seek solitude and breathe fresh air – indeed it gives urban people a sense of openness. With the rapid urbanization


TARANTO, ITALY - January 2013. Smoke rising from the smokestacks of ILVA. The cemetery of Tamburi lies just beneath the plant.

Jean-Marc Caimi and Valentina Piccinni | Death metal

The factory of ILVA in Taranto is a 12.000 employees steel factory. In the recent months a police investigation discovered that the factory has been polluting, with dioxin and several

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Alaverdi, Armenia - July 2012. 41.1333° N, 44.6500° E, Alaverdi, Northern Armenia, population 6,000.

Will Berridge | The tale of the copper town

Day and night freight trains depart the town of Alaverdi in Northern Armenia with a cargo of pure copper and slowly make their way across the nearby Georgian border…



Valentino Bellini | Akwatia: bodies at work

Ghana is a country rich in natural resources, especially of gold, which is extracted with bare hands by a lowcost labor force, to be sold at competitive prices on the


04/07/2011. Toni grew up in Ballsh and went to Greece for work. As the economy crisis started, he lost his job and therefore he had to leave Greece. Now he lives back at home with his family and helps out in his fathers motorcycle garage.

Ole Elfenkämper | Rape of growth

Dilapidated industrial plants, a lack of sewage plants and high air pollution burden the environment. Cities like Ballsh, Patos or Elbasan in central Albania reveal the extent of the lack


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Max Sher | Magnitka

Magnitogorsk or Magnitka, a Russian mill town of 420,000 people is one of the most polluted places on Earth. Founded in 1929 at the behest of Stalin, the Magnitogorsk steel


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