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Photo Essay
Death of a Mountain

This photo essay explores our relationship to nature and the consequences of global climate change through images of a rapidly melting glacier in the Alps.

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Last Speakers

This series features tintype photographs of the remaining speakers of endangered Indigenous languages in North America.

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River at the Heart of the World

A  forested river gorge in the hidden land of Pemakö, which exists deep within the heart of the Tibetan Buddhist belief system, is now threatened by the grind of industry.

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We Will Breathe

These photos by Sheila Pree Bright share intimate moments of mourning and inspiration within the Black Lives Matter movement.

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Dark Skies

The loss of our connection to darkness and to the night sky is emblematic of our deeper separation from the natural world.

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A Possible River

These photos document the channelization of the Los Angeles River and the resiliency of the natural world.

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The Aral Sea

These photographs document the resurgence of fish in the once nearly barren Aral Sea. 

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Mongolian Reindeer Herders Defend Traditions

Learn about the Dukha, traditional reindeer herders of Northern Mongolia.

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We Are Still Here

These photographs present portraits of contemporary Native Americans.

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Palm Oil in Myanmar

Learn about the human impacts of the palm oil industry in Myanmar.   

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The Fall of Flint

These photos portray the town of Flint and its residents as they persevere through the water crisis in 2014.

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Drokpa: The Nomadic Mountain People of Tibet

Photographer Diane Barker captures the changes taking place for the nomadic mountain people of Tibet.

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Crossing Borders

These photographs depict refugees as they cross borders on their way to northern Europe.

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La Carretera: Life and Change Along Peru's Interoceanic Highway

These photos depict life in Peru and the impacts of progress on people and the environment. 

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The Nepal Quake: Protecting Cultural Heritage

These photographs capture Nepal's efforts to protect irreplaceable cultural artifacts after the 8.7 magnitude earthquake in 2015.