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Last battle against ISIS-3
Deir Ezzor
By Benas Gerdziunas
18 Nov 2018

SDF fighters walks next to the frontline against ISIS in Hajin, Deir Ezzor province, November, 2018.

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Last battle against ISIS-4
Deir Ezzor
By Benas Gerdziunas
18 Nov 2018

Arab and Kurdish fighters from SDF man a position in the frontline against ISIS in Hajin, Deir Ezzor province. In the background, NATO coalition aircraft continue hitting ISIS positions. Days later, Islamist counter-attack overran the frontline and killed hundreds of SDF fighters.

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Last battle against ISIS-2
Kobane
By Benas Gerdziunas
06 Nov 2018

Funeral of a Kurdish SDF fighter in Kobane, Northern Syria. He was killed while fighting against ISIS in Deir Ezzor, November, 2018.

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Last battle against ISIS-8
Kobane
By Benas Gerdziunas
06 Nov 2018

A grief-stricken comrade of a killed Kurdish fighter is pulled out of the grave during funeral in Kobane, November, 2018.

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Last battle against ISIS-9
Kobane
By Benas Gerdziunas
06 Nov 2018

Bones of killed ISIS fighters in Kobane, Northern Syria.

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Last battle against ISIS-10
Kobane
By Benas Gerdziunas
06 Nov 2018

Family members huddle by a grave of a Kurdish fighter in Kobane, Northern Syria.

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Last battle against ISIS-6
Kobane
By Benas Gerdziunas
06 Nov 2018

Mother of a killed Kurdish fighter grieves during the funeral in Kobane, November, 2018.

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Last battle against ISIS-7
Kobane
By Benas Gerdziunas
04 Nov 2018

Poster in Kobane of a Kurdish fighter killed during fights against ISIS in 2014-15.

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Stuck: Life inside Greece’s refugee c...
Katsikas
By Celeste Hibbert
15 Sep 2018

Over 60,000 migrants are stuck in Greece. Fleeing war, recovering from torture, and seeking refuge – pregnant women, children and parents wait (and wait) for their asylum applications to be processed. But patience is growing thin. Many migrants were doctors, lawyers and engineers in their country. However, they are not allowed to move out of the camp until their asylum claim has been accepted, which can take years.

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Catching more plastic than fish in th...
navotas
By Biel Calderon
12 Sep 2018

Plastic pollution is choking the world's oceans. Every year, around 8 million tonnes of plastic end up in our oceans (UNEP). But this is causing problems not only in far-distant waters, affected by the so-called plastic soup, but also in the small-scale communities that fish near the shore. In Navotas, a fishing community in the Manila Bay, in the Philippines, fishermen have seen a drastic drop in their catches after a dumpsite was opened in 2013 in a coastal area nearby. Today their community is also filled with the trash coming from the dumpsite and most of the fish have disappeared. Their livelihoods are also threatened by other climate change related events, such as the increasing number of storms, as well as the competence from industrial fishing boats. We spent a day with the community, documenting how the trash is affecting them and talked to several fishermen about how their catches have been reduced and how this is affecting their livelihoods. We also talked to a representative of the fishermen in the Philippines and activists from Greenpeace.

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Navotas
By Biel Calderon
12 Sep 2018

In Navotas, a fishing community in the Manila Bay, in the Philippines, fishermen have seen a drastic drop in their catches after a dumpsite was opened in 2013 in a coastal area nearby. Today their community is also filled with the trash coming from the dumpsite and most of the fish have disappeared. Their livelihoods are also threatened by other climate change related events, such as the increasing number of storms, as well as the competence from industrial fishing boats.

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Navotas
By Biel Calderon
12 Sep 2018

A dumpsite was opened in 2013 close to Navotas, a fishing community in the Manila Bay, in the Philippines, affecting the ecosystems in the area and reducing the amount of fish in the waters. Today Navotas is also filled with the trash coming from the dumpsite and most of the fish have disappeared. Their livelihoods are also threatened by other climate change related events, such as the increasing number of storms, as well as the competence from industrial fishing boats.

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Navotas
By Biel Calderon
12 Sep 2018

Plastic collected around Navotas, a fishing community in the Manila Bay, in the Philippines, where fishermen have seen a drastic drop in their catches after a dumpsite was opened in 2013 in a coastal area nearby. Today their community is also filled with the trash coming from the dumpsite and most of the fish have disappeared. Their livelihoods are also threatened by other climate change related events, such as the increasing number of storms, as well as the competence from industrial fishing boats.

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Navotas
By Biel Calderon
12 Sep 2018

In Navotas, a fishing community in the Manila Bay, in the Philippines, fishermen have seen a drastic drop in their catches after a dumpsite was opened in 2013 in a coastal area nearby. Today their community is also filled with the trash coming from the dumpsite and most of the fish have disappeared. Their livelihoods are also threatened by other climate change related events, such as the increasing number of storms, as well as the competence from industrial fishing boats.

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Navotas
By Biel Calderon
12 Sep 2018

In Navotas, a fishing community in the Manila Bay, in the Philippines, fishermen have seen a drastic drop in their catches after a dumpsite was opened in 2013 in a coastal area nearby. Today their community is also filled with the trash coming from the dumpsite and most of the fish have disappeared. Their livelihoods are also threatened by other climate change related events, such as the increasing number of storms, as well as the competence from industrial fishing boats.

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Navotas
By Biel Calderon
12 Sep 2018

Kids play in Navotas, a fishing community in the Manila Bay, in the Philippines, where fishermen have seen a drastic drop in their catches after a dumpsite was opened in 2013 in a coastal area nearby. Today their community is also filled with the trash coming from the dumpsite and most of the fish have disappeared. Their livelihoods are also threatened by other climate change related events, such as the increasing number of storms, as well as the competence from industrial fishing boats.

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Navotas
By Biel Calderon
12 Sep 2018

Pablo Rosales, 59, is the leader of the National Alliance of Fishers in the Philippines, a country where plastic pollution is affecting fishermen who have seen their catches reduced over the years. The problem is especially acute at the Manila Bay, due to the pollution coming from the city.

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Navotas
By Biel Calderon
12 Sep 2018

In Navotas, a fishing community in the Manila Bay, in the Philippines, fishermen have seen a drastic drop in their catches after a dumpsite was opened in 2013 in a coastal area nearby. Today their community is also filled with the trash coming from the dumpsite and most of the fish have disappeared. Their livelihoods are also threatened by other climate change related events, such as the increasing number of storms, as well as the competence from industrial fishing boats.

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Navotas
By Biel Calderon
12 Sep 2018

Zaldy Conde, 45, waits at Navotas' dock, a fishing community in the Manila Bay, in the Philippines, where fishermen have seen a drastic drop in their catches after a dumpsite was opened in 2013 in a coastal area nearby. Today their community is also filled with the trash coming from the dumpsite and most of the fish have disappeared. Their livelihoods are also threatened by other climate change related events, such as the increasing number of storms, as well as the competence from industrial fishing boats.

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Navotas
By Biel Calderon
12 Sep 2018

Fishermen catch mussels in Navotas, a fishing community in the Manila Bay, in the Philippines, where catches have drastically dropped due to plastic pollution in the area. Today their community is also filled with the trash coming from the dumpsite and most of the fish have disappeared. Their livelihoods are also threatened by other climate change related events, such as the increasing number of storms, as well as the competence from industrial fishing boats.

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Navotas
By Biel Calderon
12 Sep 2018

In Navotas, a fishing community in the Manila Bay, in the Philippines, fishermen have seen a drastic drop in their catches after a dumpsite was opened in 2013 in a coastal area nearby. Today their community is also filled with the trash coming from the dumpsite and most of the fish have disappeared or are smaller. Their livelihoods are also threatened by other climate change related events, such as the increasing number of storms, as well as the competence from industrial fishing boats.

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Navotas
By Biel Calderon
12 Sep 2018

Fishermen from Navotas, a fishing community in the Manila Bay, in the Philippines, where catches drastically dropped after a dumpsite was opened in 2013 in a coastal area nearby. Today their community is also filled with the trash coming from the dumpsite and most of the fish have disappeared. Their livelihoods are also threatened by other climate change related events, such as the increasing number of storms, as well as the competence from industrial fishing boats.

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Navotas
By Biel Calderon
12 Sep 2018

Christopher P. Lapio, 35, is a fisherman from Navotas, a fishing community in the Manila Bay, in the Philippines, where catches drastically dropped after a dumpsite was opened in 2013 in a coastal area nearby. Today their community is also filled with the trash coming from the dumpsite and most of the fish have disappeared. Their livelihoods are also threatened by other climate change related events, such as the increasing number of storms, as well as the competence from industrial fishing boats.

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Navotas
By Biel Calderon
12 Sep 2018

Fishermen from Navotas, a fishing community in the Manila Bay, in the Philippines, where catches drastically dropped after a dumpsite was opened in 2013 in a coastal area nearby. Today their community is also filled with the trash coming from the dumpsite and most of the fish have disappeared. Their livelihoods are also threatened by other climate change related events, such as the increasing number of storms, as well as the competence from industrial fishing boats.

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Navotas
By Biel Calderon
12 Sep 2018

A fisherman from Navotas, a fishing community in the Manila Bay, in the Philippines, where catches drastically dropped after a dumpsite was opened in 2013 in a coastal area nearby. Today their community is also filled with the trash coming from the dumpsite and most of the fish have disappeared. Their livelihoods are also threatened by other climate change related events, such as the increasing number of storms, as well as the competence from industrial fishing boats.

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Navotas
By Biel Calderon
12 Sep 2018

Zaldy Conde, 45, prepares his boat in Navotas, a fishing community in the Manila Bay, in the Philippines, where fishermen have seen a drastic drop in their catches after a dumpsite was opened in 2013 in a coastal area nearby. Today their community is also filled with the trash coming from the dumpsite and most of the fish have disappeared. Their livelihoods are also threatened by other climate change related events, such as the increasing number of storms, as well as the competence from industrial fishing boats.

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Navotas
By Biel Calderon
12 Sep 2018

Christopher P. Lapio, 35, is a fisherman from Navotas, a fishing community in the Manila Bay, in the Philippines, where catches drastically dropped after a dumpsite was opened in 2013 in a coastal area nearby. Today their community is also filled with the trash coming from the dumpsite and most of the fish have disappeared. Their livelihoods are also threatened by other climate change related events, such as the increasing number of storms, as well as the competence from industrial fishing boats.

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Navotas
By Biel Calderon
12 Sep 2018

In Navotas, a fishing community in the Manila Bay, in the Philippines, fishermen have seen a drastic drop in their catches after a dumpsite was opened in 2013 in a coastal area nearby. Today their community is also filled with the trash coming from the dumpsite and most of the fish have disappeared. Their livelihoods are also threatened by other climate change related events, such as the increasing number of storms, as well as the competence from industrial fishing boats.

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Navotas
By Biel Calderon
12 Sep 2018

In Navotas, a fishing community in the Manila Bay, in the Philippines, fishermen have seen a drastic drop in their catches after a dumpsite was opened in 2013 in a coastal area nearby. Today their community is also filled with the trash coming from the dumpsite and most of the fish have disappeared. Their livelihoods are also threatened by other climate change related events, such as the increasing number of storms, as well as the competence from industrial fishing boats.

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No more distress.
General Santos
By Biel Calderon
11 Sep 2018

Tracing seafood brings relief to fishing communities. Markets are increasingly demanding to know where the fish they buy comes from. As a result, big fishing vessels, but also smaller boats, are now installing systems to track where the fish is caught and register the data. But for the families of the fishermen that use this system, traceability has a different meaning: the relief to be in contact with their loved ones all the time. Thus, some of these systems allow families to track where the vessel is at every moment and to communicate with their husbands and sons, while before they had to wait for weeks until they reach a port to hear news from them. We spent a few days with several fishermen who are installing this system in their boats with the help of USAID in General Santos, the center of the tuna industry in the Philippines, and we talked with them about how it has changed their lives. We also talked to representatives of the industry and of FAME, the Filipino company that has developed the system.

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General Santos, South Cotabato
By Biel Calderon
11 Sep 2018

A fishermen community in General Santos, in The Philippines, where some of the fishermen have recently installed tracking systems on their boats. These traceability systems allows families to track where the vessel is at every moment and to communicate with their husbands and sons, while before they had to wait for weeks until they reach a port to hear news from them. The system has been developed by FAME, a Philippines-based technology provider.

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General Santos, South Cotabato
By Biel Calderon
11 Sep 2018

Roger Tuasic, 58, has recently installed a tracking system technology on his boat. These traceability systems allows families to track where the vessel is at every moment and to communicate with their husbands and sons, while before they had to wait for weeks until they reach a port to hear news from them. The system has been developed by FAME, a Philippines-based technology provider.

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General Santos, South Cotabato
By Biel Calderon
11 Sep 2018

Roger Tuasic, 58,has recently installed a tracking system technology on his boat. These traceability systems allows families to track where the vessel is at every moment and to communicate with their husbands and sons, while before they had to wait for weeks until they reach a port to hear news from them. The system has been developed by FAME, a Philippines-based technology provider.

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General Santos, South Cotabato
By Biel Calderon
11 Sep 2018

Roger Tuasic's grandson lives with his grandparents while he waits for his father to return from Indonesia. Roger Tuasic's son was arrested by the Indonesian authorities for illegal fishing.

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General Santos, South Cotabato
By Biel Calderon
11 Sep 2018

Jordan Caise Alhabsi, 34, recently installed a tracking system on his traditional tuna fishing boat. These traceability systems allows families to track where the vessel is at every moment and to communicate with their husbands and sons, while before they had to wait for weeks until they reach a port to hear news from them. The system has been developed by FAME, a Philippines-based technology provider.

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General Santos, South Cotabato
By Biel Calderon
11 Sep 2018

Harry Bibat, a 35 year-old fisherman from General Santos, the Philippines, prepares his boat for his next journey to the sea. Harry has been fishing for more than 25 years, but over the last years his trips have been increasingly longer and further inside the sea, making the journey more arduous and, therefore, dangerous. Now, a traceability system recently installed on his boat allows his family to track where the vessel is at every moment and to communicate with his wife and sons. Thus, his wife can let him know in real-time if thereÕs a storm coming towards him, so he can anticipate and put himself into safe. Before he would have to wait for weeks until he could reach a port to hear news from them. The system has been developed by FAME, a Philippines-based technology provider.

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General Santos, South Cotabato
By Biel Calderon
11 Sep 2018

Fishermen repair their boat in General Santos, in the Philippines, one of the main hubs of the tuna industry in the country.

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General Santos, South Cotabato
By Biel Calderon
11 Sep 2018

Kids play in a community dock in General Santos, in the Philippines, one of the main hubs of the tuna industry in the country.