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Ice monster
Girl on a sports bike on top of a mountain above the clouds
Heart hair flips in the lake
Deep forest fairies
Merganser fight
Cruchy on the outside chewy on the inside. Bon a petite..
Dot-tailed Whiteface Dragonfly: Smiling(?)
Girl on the top of the Carpathians
On cellular communication with the whole world, even high in the mountains
pip ivan carpathians after rain
Get ready for a new harvest
Making the coal stoves
Sun rays in the Carpathians after the rain
Night Blooming Cereus
The boat with a lovely sunset
Shibuya
On the boat
A day in our lives
Fallen grasses on Twin Lakes, Seward, Alaska
Full Moon over Cathedral Rock
White water at Happy Isle, Yosemite National Park
A rainbow after a storm viewed from Beavertail Lighthouse  in Jamestown, RI.
Orchid Colors
17th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Making the coal stoves

It is known the environmental harm of using an earthenware stove with coal, but it remains a habit for many Vietnamese. Many families in both rural and urban areas in the North Viet Nam use them to overcome the rising costs of gas and electricity. A recent survey revealed that Hanoi Capital has about 55,000 beehive coal stoves, which burn a total of more than 528 tons of coal each day, filling the air with carbon dioxide. According to experts, the use of beehive coal poses serious threats to health. They normally produce carbon dioxide, but in unventilated rooms, they start to produce deadly carbon monoxide, which is a killer.

TAGS: Environment, Health, Pollution, Vietnam

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© Huynh Thanh Huy.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 06.2019
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Filed Under: People
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Date Uploaded: June 24, 2019, 6:02 a.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D800E
Focal Length: 16mm
Shutter Speed: 1/400
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO125
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PHOTO LOCATION Ha Noi, Vietnam