27 Powerful Images That Prove The World Is In Danger



Sometimes every word is superfluous. These pictures say more than a thousand words!

1. The view over the overdeveloped metropole of Mexico City (with more than 20 million inhabitants).

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2. An elephant killed by poachers left to rot.

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3. The rainforest in flames – goats used to graze here.

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4. Trails of excessive air traffic over London.

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5. A massive truck delivers a load of oil sands for processing. Oil sand is considered the energy source of the future.

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6. A simple herd farmer cannot withstand the stink of the Yellow River in Inner Mongolia.

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7. A waste incineration plant and its surroundings in Bangladesh

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8. A fire storm plows through Colorado – increased incidences of wild fires is a result of climate change.

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9. The scars left behind from the mining of oil sands in the Canadian province of Alberta.

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10. A nighttime spectacle in downtown Los Angeles – the energy demand is incalculable.

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11. In Oregon, this thousand year old forest fell victim to the chain saw for a new dam.

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12. The area around Almeria in Spain is littered with greenhouses as far as the eye can see – simply for a richly filled dinner table.

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13. Poachers pose proudly with the coat of a Siberian tiger.

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14. The Mir Mine in Russia, the largest diamond mine in the world.

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15. A dead albatross shows what happens when we litter. A living dumpster.

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16. And yet another megatropolis – a bird’s eye view of New Delhi (over 22 million inhabitants).

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17. Paradise almost lost: the Maldives, a popular vacation spot that is threatened by rising sea levels.

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18. The beginning of Black Friday at an electronics store in Boise, Idaho.

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19. Tons (literally) of broken electronics end up in developing countries and are stripped for precious metals by using deadly substances.

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20. The blunder of the Brazilian rain forest is being repeated here in Canada.

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21. A landfill for worn-out tires in the desert of Nevada.

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22. While the entire world watched the events of Fukushima, a massive heat and power station was burning just a few miles away. All attempts to extinguish it where fruitless.

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23. This polar bear starved to death in Svalvard, Norway. Disappearing ice caps are robbing polar bears of both their living space and food.

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24. To the last drop: an oilfield in California and the merciless overexploitation of humans.

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25. A massive waterfall from melting pack ice. These masses are the only meltwater and the undeniable proof how swiftly climate change is advancing.

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26. A lignite power plant contaminates the air with its discharges.

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27. The Indonesian surfer Dede Surinaya rides a wave of filth and trash (Java, Indonesia).

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