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Lazy Day
New Dam, Old Power Plant and Rail Road Bridge Over American Falls
childhood: carefree and sweet
Idda Ka, a herder, says it has become difficult to feed his herds due to lack of rain. His sons are the first generation to seek work in neighboring towns, as herding is no longer sustainable.
A praying mantis atop a zinnia
Morton's Salt at sunset
Watching Over
Autumn Equine
Surf Generations
Portrait of Pablucha, the shepherd
Alienesque
Men inspect a well that has become too salinated for farming use.
Sprouting
Havana street scene
The flower and the insect in my garden.
Praying mantis amidst zinnias
Heavens Rising
A fisherman at the foot of the Golden Gate Bridge.
Time stands still.
Women gather the day's catch. In the Guet Ndar fishing community, families are coping with rising seas and overpopulation.
Happy the Beach Puppy
Afternoon Snack
Hunter
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Men inspect a well that has become too salinated for farming use.

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: Senegal

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Portland, Maine, United States of America
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 03.2015
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Filed Under: Sustainable Travel
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 28, 2016, 7:34 p.m.
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Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Focal Length: 70mm
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