Editor's Picks 28 August

Collection with 9 media items created by Transterra Editor

28 Aug 2013 08:00

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Elevated Subway Stations in New York ...
New York, USA
By Ulrik Pedersen
15 Apr 2013

View of Manhattan skyline. taking a trip with the subway is a mini vacation with skyline and coast views. Smith and 9th Streets station, Brooklyn, New York

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Wildlife Crimes (16 of 47)
Libreville, Gabon
By James Morgan
27 Jun 2012

On 27th July, Gabon's president, Ali Bongo Ondimba, ordered the country's entire stockpile of Ivory, about 10 million dollars worth to be burnt, symbolising Gabon's antipoaching stance and determination to combat the illegal trade.

James Morgan / WWF-CANON

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Twin explosions in Tripoli, Lebanon (...
Tripoli, lebanon
By Collette Hogg
24 Aug 2013

People's t-shirts stand-out amongst the grey charcoal shops and the scattered skeletons of cars. Al-Taqwa mosque, Tripoli, Lebanon.

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Street Fighters of Tripoli 19
lebanon
By Osie Greenway
16 Aug 2013

A sniper from the Sunni neighborhood in Tripoli organizes his equipment and makeshift uniform for possible night clashes with Alawite militias, "I spent 16 years in a Syrian prison, I can not to afford trust anyone who allies with Bashar Assad," .

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Stolen Brides: Syrian Refugee Women i...
Al Mafraq, Jordan
By Sharron Ward
29 Mar 2013

An exclusive powerful film exposing the sexual exploitation and abuse of Syrian refugee women who are subjected to "pleasure marriages," rape, kidnapping and sexual harassment in Za’atari refugee camp, Jordan.
Duration: 10 minutes
Format: HD 16:9 1080i 1920 x 1080 25 fps, Apple Pro Res HQ 422 PAL
Viewing format: 4:3 low res version

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Kill Me Quick (10 of 11)
Nairobi, Kenya
By Celeste Hibbert
23 Feb 2013

Shahrukh Hussain started drinking Changaa when he was stabbed in the eye. He was assaulted by young boys "high" on the drink when they stole 3,000 ksh (34 usd) from him. The other eye became septic and he lost all vision. "I had no eyes, no job, no shelter - what else was I to do, but drink?" he said.

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The Landless People of Noakhali (11 o...
Noakhali, Bangladesh
By Jeff Mcallister
06 Jun 2013

Solidarity between the landless has had a benefit on a variety of social issues within the area. In the village of Nabogram, the dowry system has been abolished all together.

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Wildlife Crimes (7 of 47)
Minkebe, Gabon
By James Morgan
24 Jun 2012

Eco guards on patrol at night in a logging concession outside Minkebe national park. As longing concessions cut deeper into the forest they open the way both for illegal logging and poaching.

James Morgan / WWF-CANON