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Octopus Tenting at Night
Ice Plants
Victora Navarro is a community organizer in the Gardi Subdub community. She is planning and organizing efforts to relocate to a new neighborhood on the mainland to escape rising sea levels.
Rainbow World
"Moonset" near Banff
Pixie Dust
Maple Foliage
Elain harvests a fruit called maria in his family's farm on the mainland. His father planted trees when Elain was born in order to teach him farming practices and sustain him in the future.
What happened here?
Yin Yang
Close-up of the Queen
A woman gathering bottles to fetch water in another community. Due to lack of rain, many have lost access to drinking and household water.
Hidden Bonfire
Toad
Thirsty Bear
A young boy learning to spearfish lobster. Many fishermen in the Guna Yala say the sea is too warm for fish.
Connecting New York
Monk at Market St.
Soldier's Pass
Hawksbill Turtle and Associates
There's one in every neighborhood
Paddling collected wood from the mainland to the island community, where there are no trees left.
Snapping Turtle
14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
A woman gathering bottles to fetch water in another community. Due to lack of rain, many have lost access to drinking and household water.

For two years, I've been working on a project that investigates climate change a human experience. Often categorized as an "environmental problem," climate change is a already impacting daily lives- especially among those already living in poverty or more reliant on natural resources for daily sustenance. The project is a five-part series, and thus far, I've documented two chapters: spending one month in Senegal photographing and interviewing the lives of fisherman, herders, and farmers; and one month in Panama documenting the politically autonomous Guna people, who are facing relocation from rising seas and lack of drinking water, among other changes.

TAGS: Panama

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Portland, Maine, United States of America
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© Greta Rybus.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 04.2016
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Filed Under: Sustainable Travel
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 28, 2016, 7:06 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Focal Length: 70mm
Shutter Speed: 1/3200
Aperture: f5
ISO: ISO500
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