Rapopo PhotoMountain of Ijen reside about 50 kilometres north of Banyuwangi town, East Java Or West direction of Bondowoso town,East Java, can be gone through by using vehicle of car to go to the the mountain. Mountain Area have cold air represent plantation areal by…
Craig FergusonConcerned citizens and activists braved the rain to march in opposition to nuclear power.
Piero Chiussi/Agentur StandArtMelilla is a spanish town on African ground. It is the entry point to the EU for many asylum searchers from Africa. Since February 2014, there is the biggest asylum search on the spanish enclave since 2005.
Taylor WeidmanA small group of Moken, often called Sea Nomads or Sea Gypsies, still live a largely traditional lifestyle in the Koh Surin National Park.
Arief PriyonoA total of 300 families in the village of Besuki, which lies just outside the mud levee that was built around the Lapindo mud volcano, have finally received compensation for their land and houses. After a seven year wait, they are the last village to receive…
Ryan LibreAn open prison in southern Thailand for inmates who do exceptionally well in their first year. the prison is all made by the inmates from dirt. This adobe construction makes the prison have a softer feel, is cost effective and gives the inmates skills for…
Roger Fenton/Atlas Photo ArchiveRoger Fenton's iconic images of the Crimean War in 1855 were the first war photos ever shot. They now take on a new resonance with the current situation in Ukraine.
Paula BronsteinA portrait of life and training at a wrestling school in the Mongolian capital Ulan Batar. Mongolia is the most sparsely populated country on earth, but its people are some of the strongest. In Mongolia, wrestling is the most important sport that runs deep…
Zakir Hossain ChowdhuryThe first phase of Ijtema is ready to start, as those who come to Bangladesh for Ijtema, the second largest Muslim congregation after the Hajj, are greeted with ready facilities for their pilgrimage to the Turag river bank.
A selection of historical images from the LightRocket archive up until the mid 1970s.
Jonas GratzerOil money and migrant workers are exactly what is required to build the infrastructure and stadiums of Qatar as they plan to host the World Cup in 2022. The migrant workers who travel to the Persian Gulf hope to find better jobs and a future for themselves,…
Subhendu SarkarThe Santhal are the largest tribal community in India, who live mainly in the states of Jharkhand, West Bengal, Bihar, Odisha, and Assam. They have a distinct culture of their own, mainly reflected in painting, dancing and singing. Group dancing and singing…
J Gerard SeguiaDifferent media groups, together with student activists, commemorated the 28th anniversary of the Edsa Revolution with a protest rally against the Cybercrime Law.
Raquel M. CarbonellTafraoute is the Morocco's Berber heartland, where proud tribes, traditions and folklore pre-date the Arab conquest by centuries, a realm set quite apart from the hubbub of the kingdom's big cities and ubiquitous urban sprawl.
An ancient oasis,…
Mikhail Palinchak Jr.Euromaidan 'Self Defense' activists set off home made Molotov cocktails during the Kiev portests.
Mikhail Palinchak Jr.
Mikhail Palinchak Jr.
Abdalkarim Museitef10 Palestinians were injured by live and rubber bullets, and tear gas, during the Friday clashes between Palestinian demonstrators from Jalazoun refugee camp and the Israeli army. The demonstration was held against the proposed building of five settlement…
Jonathan Mitchell/Atlas Photo ArchiveFiremen are still pumping out water from Chertsey in Surrey England UK and some residents are living without electricity or central heating in their submerged homes.
Raquel M. CarbonellTétouan was of particular importance in the Islamic period, from the 8th century onwards, since it served as the main point of contact between Morocco and Andalusia. After the Reconquest, the town was rebuilt by Andalusian refugees who had been expelled by…
Jonas Gratzer“There are no problems in North Korea”. After a group trip to North Korea, it is clear that not much has changed since the Korean War. A small portion of the population belongs to a middle class, but all live under heavy surveillance.
Jonas GratzerRecently, there has been an increasing number of Burmese immigrants moving to Thailand in the hopes of getting better employment. It is estimated that more than two million Burmese people live in Thailand, of which 300,000 live in Phuket. It is unknown how…
Fabio TeixeiraA concentration of protesters in the square of the Church of Candelaria in the city center of Rio de Janeiro took place against abusive increases in buses, trains, subways and ferries.
Ulrik PedersenKurds in Iran
Stas KozlyukMore than 10,000 protesters in Independence Square, Kiev. Regardless of the stage declared truce between police and activists, the people continue to throw molotov cocktails at law enforcement officers. Security forces responded with stun grenades.
Lobsang Wangyal/Atlas Photo ArchiveAnti-government protest camp in Bangkok Thailand continues
Raquel M. Carbonell Tiznit is a town in the southern Moroccan economic region of Souss-Massa-Drâa (#13), founded in 1881 by the sultan Hassan I. It has a population of approximately 50,000. Tiznit is well known for its silver jewelry, daggers and sabres.
Located near the coast,…
Olaf ProtzeTraditional mask portraits and details during the Fasnacht Carnival in Lucerne, Switzerland.
Brigitte & Philippe PerdereauA magnificent garden open to the public in Weinheim, Germany.
Brigitte & Philippe Perdereau
Subhendu SarkarThe Bhimbetka rock shelters are an archaeological site of the Paleolithic, exhibiting the earliest traces of human life on the Indian subcontinent, and thus the beginning of the South Asian Stone Age. It is located in the Raisen District in the Indian state…
Abdalkarim MuseitefDemonstration against the West Bank Jewish settlement of Beit El, in Jalazoun refugee camp, near Ramalla
Hussain AltareefBahraini opposition mobilises mass pro-democracy demonstration
Arief PriyonoMore than 100,000 people were evacuated after Mount Kelud erupted on Februari 13, 2014, spewing ash and lava 17 km into the sky. Volcanic dust and sand spread to almost all regions in Java and closing three international airports in the region. But in the…
Ayman YaqoobAnti government protests in Bahrain mark the third anniversary of the protest movement in this small but wealthy middle eastern state.
Subhendu SarkarWest Bengal, one of the eastern states of India is known for its handiworks of which pottery is one of the most popular one. In West Bengal, the small-scale industry of pottery is carried on mainly in the districts of Bankura, Murshidabad and Midnapore. Pottery…
Ayman YaqoobAnti Government protests in Bahrain ended in clashes between police and demonstrators. The demonstrations were to mark the third anniversary of the Bahrain protest movement that began on February 14, 2011.
BrazilPhotos.comImages also available in color. The greatest threat to the environment associated with artisanal gold mining in Amazon is the use of mercury to amalgamate the gold. Both metallic mercury discharged into the rivers by the washing process, and the mercury vaporized…
Prabhat VermaMaghi Purnima bath festival during Magh Mela
Probal RashidThere are more than 35 shipyards in Old Dhaka’s Keraniganj area by the side of the Buriganga River, where ships, launches, and steamers of various sizes and shapes are built and repaired round the clock. About 15,000 workers, who work in these dockyards,…
Taylor WeidmanPetchfogus "Focus" Sitthaharnaek, 9, is the top fighter for his age and weight in Chiang Mai. He has begun fighting older, heavier opponents to continue to improve his skills. Fighters are typically paid 1000 baht ($30) per fight.
Jonathan BrowningPhotos of the people and life along the holy river Ganges in the Indian cities of Varanasi and Allahabad.
Jonathan BrowningSpending two days with Chinas recycling entrepeneur and philanthropist, Chen Guangbiao. He is the founder and chairman of Jiangsu Huangpu Renewable Resources Limited Company, which is estimated to be worth US $810 million but is famous for his questionable…
Matilda Temperley/Atlas Photo ArchiveMatilda Temperley took this remarkable series of images as floods caused by heavy rain from seemingly relentless severe Atlantic storms inundated the farms and communities of the Somerset Levels in the south west of England. This essay shows how the flood…
Atlas Photo ArchiveThe Somerset Levels in the south west of England have been flooded for over a month after Atlantic storms dumped large amounts of rain on the area. An area the size of Bristol has been flooded. These images show the effects of the flood and relief efforts…
BrazilPhotos.comEnvironmental issues in Brazil include deforestation in the Amazon Basin, illegal wildlife trade, air and water pollution, land degradation, river pollution with mercury caused by mining activities, wetland degradation and severe oil spills, among others.
Ulrik PedersenSeries of photos showing Bam, Iran 10 years after the earthquake in 2003
Craig Ferguson2014 Pigs of God festival held at Zushi temple, Sanxia, Taiwan.
Atlas Photo ArchiveHRH Prince of Wales Prince Charles visits the flooded village of Muchelney on the Somerset Levels of south western England UK
Mark ShenleyNIGERIA. Following BRIC countries, the new term MINT refers to the next emerging economic giants (Mexico, Indonesia, Nigeria, Turkey). Images showing the diverse culture and people of Nigeria.
Dani SalvàZanskar, buddhism and landscapes in Jammu and Kashmir (India)
Raquel M. CarbonellM'Hamid is a small village in Zagora region of Morocco, 98 km after Zagora, one of the two places in Morocco where Sahara begins and arguably the most "authentic." It is "The end of the road" (the last point of The route national…
BrazilPhotos.comPhoto essay on soccer in Brazil, that will host the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Football is the most popular sport and has a major effect on Brazilian Culture. Brazil is known for playing a very skillful, creative, free-flowing, fast-paced style. Soccer is the favourite…
Pascal Della ZuanaGalvao Bueno is the most famous sports commentator for TV Globo in Brazil, where he host Formula one race, Brazil national football team matches and all the top sporting events. The 2014 World Cup will be his 10th.
Craig FergusonPrayers to usher in the Chinese year of the horse.
BrazilPhotos.comWill the “renaissance” of Rio favelas with UPPs ( Pacifying Police Units ) survive the 2014 / 16 international sports events in Brazil?
Piero ChiussiMelilla, 13 km² of Europe on African ground
Piero ChiussiIn May 2012 began in Germany the concert tour of an unusual band: Heinz Ratz and Strom und Wasser featuring The Refugees. German musicians play together withcolleagues who live as asylum seekers under residency restrictions in refugee camps all other Germany…
Piero ChiussiCorpus Christi is an ongoing project on religious rituals and celebrations in Italy. Though it might be assumed that a society in contemporary europe should actually detach itself from such traditions, the opposite is the case and these rituals still preserve…
Raquel M. Carbonell
Nic DunlopBurma/Myanmar is one of the most ethnically diverse countries in the world.
Nic DunlopExclusive images from Brave New Burma - a book that spans 20 years of Burma/Myanmar under military rule published by Dewi Lewis
Christopher BrownChinese Opera being performed upcountry in Thailand.
John GreimA selection some of the most picturesque lighthouses to be found on the Atlantic coast of the USA.
Thierry FaliseFor centuries, the Mogok valley in Northern Myanmar, which produces the best rubies on Earth, has been a magnet for adventurers, an inspiration for writers. Today, even though the ruby business is mostly controlled by large Burmese-Chinese joint ventures…
Raquel M. CarbonellFiguig (Berber: Ifiyey) is a town in eastern Morocco near the Atlas Mountains, on the border with Algeria. The town is built around an oasis of date palms, called Tazdayt, meaning "palm tree" in the Berber language, surrounded by rugged, mountainous…