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WAITING ON THE GHOST SHIP
Duck at the lake in Central Park
Fragile
Buddhist Temple in Hong Kong
2D 3D Beauty
November at the Lincoln Memorial
Just an act of Kindness
Look Up!
Synecdoche
A reflecting selfportrait
Oblitus
Condemned
The Kikilezi Female
Elephant and rhinos at the water hole
Island Cow
Meditation
Skating the Cityscape of NYC
Krakow
Saigon
Exodus
My friend, the Green Crested Lizard.
Swan lake
In a Crevasse on Mt. Baker, Washington
14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Condemned

The grave and profound deforestation produced over the last decades all over the Paraná River watershed, particularly in Chaco, Santa Fe and Entre Ríos, as a result of the expansion of agriculture, has intesified the use of the region's wetlands as grazing fields for cattle. The agricultural and farming production introduced thousands of livestock units and breading horses which are victims of the very financial speculation that put them there. These changes are drastically modifying the normal functioning of the islands' ecosystems, and the ones who suffer the most are the different animals that live there, wether they are local or the ones introduced as 'profitable goods'.

TAGS: Argentina, Flood, Horse, Island, Nature, River, Water

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Canada De Gomez, Argentina
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Date Taken: 11.2014
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