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Jineteada
The Beach Praia da Ursa close to Cabo da Roca
Urban Sunrise
A curtained window on a pinkish building
Sunset at Put-in-Bay
Birds and a Bow
Ian in the the church inside Alaskaland/Pioneer Park
A caribou shedding its antler velvet next to a pile of sticks and logs.
Trumpeter Love
Climbing Eureka Dunes beneath the Last Chance Mountains.
Rolling Clouds at Sunset
Pollution of death...
Elusive
Orbits on which little bubbles transform into airplane and figures
The Beauty of the Concorde
Aston Martin
Storm coming in ready to cover the moon
Fangs of tundra...
Abstract hibiscus
The play of water and light...
Alpine Swift
Float
Milk tea...
16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Pollution of death...

The pollution comes from many sources besides vehicles. Fires burned at cremation ghats near Pashupatinath temple in Nepal’s capital day and night. Kathmandu's air quality is probably some of the most toxic air on Earth and recently ranked as one of the world’s worst polluted cities in terms of air quality. It threatens humans as well as mountain glaciers as it floats north into the Himalayas.

TAGS: Cremation, Death, Ecology, Nepal, Pollution, Smoke

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© Vladimir Melnik.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 12.2017
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Filed Under: People
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Date Uploaded: Oct. 30, 2018, 3:32 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Focal Length: 200mm
Shutter Speed: 1/250
Aperture: f4.5
ISO: ISO400
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