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The major oil operators are still not fully established due to infrastructural shortages, which has led to thousands of workers to keep drilling for oil in the region with almost no financial resources.
Loading the motor bike with buckets filled with oil, selling for the refineries…
Patrolling in the Donetsk region,special detachment, anti diversion activity.
Patrolling in the Donetsk region,special detachment, anti diversion activity.
The body of an unidentified man discovered by the police in Metro Manila. The victim had several gunshot wounds and according to the police a suspect of selling drugs.
The body of an unidentified man discovered by the police in Metro Manila. The victim had several gunshot wounds and according to the police a suspect of selling drugs.
Funeral of Edward who was a shot in a police operation in the Philippines’ war on drugs. Edward and his cousin Billy Joe was killed during a police operation in Bagong Silang, police were looking for a suspect and six people were shot. Edward and his cousin Billy Joe was never suspected or even appeared on some so-called drug list.
Funeral of Edward who was a shot in a police operation in the Philippines' war on drugs. Edward and his cousin Billy Joe was killed during a police operation in Bagong Silang, police were looking for a suspect and six people were shot. Edward and his cousin Billy Joe was never suspected or even appeared on some so-called drug list.
The body of an unidentified man found in Pasay city, Metro Manila. On the head was a sign attached saying “wag tularan holdaper, adik ini at pusher ini (barker) dili pamarisan piste amo”, which means “do not imitate addicts, muggers and pushers”.
The body of an unidentified man found in Pasay city, Metro Manila. On the head was a sign attached saying "wag tularan holdaper, adik ini at pusher ini (barker) dili pamarisan piste amo", which means "do not imitate addicts, muggers and pushers".
In Pasay city jail a prisoner are being search for contraband before being transfer to another jail.
In Pasay city jail a prisoner are being search for contraband before being transfer to another jail.
Two professional killers from the province, metro manila.
Two professional killers from the province, metro manila.
Metro Manila’s plastic problem. Garbage next to the residential area Barangay La Huerta and Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport.
On the whole coastline and its beaches lies the colorful plastic as a patchwork over water and sand. For those fishermen who live on a functioning ecosystem, the plastic has devastating consequences on their livelihoods, Metro Manila, Philippines.
Because none of the workers have the technique to see where the oil is, they all drill in blindness, it takes several days to drill a hole manually and is no oil they continue to drill elsewhere.
Because none of the workers have the technique to see where the oil is, they all drill in blindness, it takes several days to drill a hole manually and is no oil they continue to drill elsewhere. To operate an oil rig, licenses must be purchased at heavily varied prices and corruption is high among the officials. Many workers choose to defy the law and drill without permission.
With oil rigs just a few meters apart and indebted workers, there are often violent conflicts between those working on the different oil rigs.
With oil rigs just a few meters apart and indebted workers, there are often violent conflicts between those working on the different oil rigs.
The toxic gases around the crater are concentrated sulfur dioxide and hydrogen sulfide gases which measure 40 times higher than can be considered acceptable for humans. The miners risk irreparable damage to the lungs and the reproduction system, as a continuous exposure causes the miners’ teeth to slowly dissolve.
The toxic gases around the crater are concentrated sulfur dioxide and hydrogen sulfide gases which measure 40 times higher than can be considered acceptable for humans. The miners risk irreparable damage to the lungs and the reproduction system, as a continuous exposure causes the miners' teeth to slowly dissolve.
Miner working in clouds of sulfur. Sulfur mining began in 1968 in Kawah Ijen and is still the only manually operated sulfur mine in the world. It has long been called the world’s most devastating job, because many of its workers die before reaching the age of 40.
Miner working in clouds of sulfur. The toxic gases around the crater are concentrated sulfur dioxide and hydrogen sulfide gases which measure 40 times higher than can be considered acceptable for humans. The miners risk irreparable damage to the lungs and the reproduction system, as a continuous exposure causes the miners' teeth to slowly dissolve.
So instead of closing down the business, many of the smaller mines have chosen to move farther into the jungle and still carry on their business, but now illegally and in the dark.
Two get to the very bottom of the mine the workers have to rock climb the last 7 meters on the wet walls of the mine…
Free Syrian army fighting against regime foreces in the old quarter of Aleppo.
The Philippines has the largest copper gold deposits in the world and is the fifth most mineral rich country for gold, nickel, copper and chromite. According to official statistics small-scale gold mining together with large-scale mines producing about 18 tons of gold yearly, at a market value of over US$700 million. But this figures are not reliable cause up to 90% of the gold findings in the Philippines is smuggled out from non-controlled buying stations.
Every miners think every day about finding a big piece of gold that can give him wealth so he can stop working in the mine. Those who actually finds fortune never stop looking, but instead works harder to find more.
The Falling Kingdom
Free Syrian Army (FSA) in The old Quarter of Aleppo.
Free Syrien Army ( FSA) sniper in the Old Quarter of Aleppo. Aleppo, Syria 2012.11.28
A fisherman’s family is sleeping on the concrete bridge next to the water, it is cooler on the bridge with the wind from the sea than in its densely built wooden houses along the coast.
A fisherman's family is sleeping on the concrete bridge next to the water, it is cooler on the bridge with the wind from the sea than in its densely built wooden houses along the coast.
Syrian Refugee Camp – Vrajdebna, Sofia – Bulgaria
Life on the brick factories in Katmandu valley, Nepal.
Fishing community next to the Manilas growing airport. Manila Ninoy Aquino international Airport coping with a 10% growing aviation industry a year. For the people living under the poverty index in Barangay La Huerta were the main source of income comes from fishing the growing aviation industry will hardly benefit their life instead being exposed for higher health risk.
FSA- insurgent run trough sniper street, Aleppo , Syria
Life on the brick factories in Katmandu valley, Nepal.
Inside insurgent controlled area, Aleppo.
Fisherman in Manila Bay in Navotas, a suburb of Manila. Environmental degradation and overfishing have meant that the levels of heavy metals in fish from the bay are 10-16 times higher than the safe levels established by the World Health Organization (WHO).
Navotas fishing capital of the philippines
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