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Activists from environment campaign group Greenpeace wearing cardboard tuna cutouts hold a protest in front of South Korea's embassy in Manila. The activists sought conservation commitments from the fishing powers in the upcoming global summit on Pacific tuna fisheries to be hosted by the Philippines next week.?Photo by AFP
Activists from environment campaign group Greenpeace wearing cardboard tuna cutouts hold a protest in front of South Korea's embassy in Manila. The activists sought conservation commitments from the fishing powers in the upcoming global summit on Pacific tuna fisheries to be hosted by the Philippines next week.?Photo by AFP
A roller coaster at the Casino Pier amusement park sits in the waters of the Atlantic in this aerial view over Seaside Heights, New Jersey, almost a month after the area was hit by Hurricane Sandy.?Photo by Reuters
A roller coaster at the Casino Pier amusement park sits in the waters of the Atlantic in this aerial view over Seaside Heights, New Jersey, almost a month after the area was hit by Hurricane Sandy.?Photo by Reuters
Men work the latex extracted from the chicozapote tree to prepare the base of gum used for organic chewing gum, in the jungle of Tres Garantias, Mexico. Small chewing gum producers are using old Mayan ways in the Yucatan rainforest to harvest the original "chicle", which is making a comeback thanks to growing demand for organic gum in Europe and Asia.? Photo by AFP
Men work the latex extracted from the chicozapote tree to prepare the base of gum used for organic chewing gum, in the jungle of Tres Garantias, Mexico. Small chewing gum producers are using old Mayan ways in the Yucatan rainforest to harvest the original "chicle", which is making a comeback thanks to growing demand for organic gum in Europe and Asia.? Photo by AFP
The Casino Pier amusement park is seen destroyed in this aerial view over Seaside Heights, New Jersey, almost a month after the area was hit by Hurricane Sandy.?Photo by Reuters
The Casino Pier amusement park is seen destroyed in this aerial view over Seaside Heights, New Jersey, almost a month after the area was hit by Hurricane Sandy.?Photo by Reuters
Rides at the Funtown Amusement Pier are seen destroyed in this aerial view over Seaside Heights, New Jersey, almost a month the area was hit by Hurricane Sandy.?Photo by Reuters
Rides at the Funtown Amusement Pier are seen destroyed in this aerial view over Seaside Heights, New Jersey, almost a month the area was hit by Hurricane Sandy.?Photo by Reuters
Leader of the Highway Re-route Movement Kublalsingh to continue the 12th day of his hunger strike outside the Prime Minister's office, Port of Spain. The Movement is demanding that the government re-route the construction of a new highway which the group claims would displace more than 300 families and also have a negative environmental impact.?Photo by Reuters
Leader of the Highway Re-route Movement Kublalsingh to continue the 12th day of his hunger strike outside the Prime Minister's office, Port of Spain. The Movement is demanding that the government re-route the construction of a new highway which the group claims would displace more than 300 families and also have a negative environmental impact.?Photo by Reuters
Red Cross volunteers walk past the remaining foundations of homes destroyed by the storm surge of superstorm Sandy in the Staten Island borough neighborhood of Oakwood in New York.?Photo by Reuters
Red Cross volunteers walk past the remaining foundations of homes destroyed by the storm surge of superstorm Sandy in the Staten Island borough neighborhood of Oakwood in New York.?Photo by Reuters
The US government temporarily banned BP Plc from federal contracts on Wednesday over its "lack of business integrity" in the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010, a move that the British company had said could force it to rethink its entire US Operations.?Photo by Reuters
The US government temporarily banned BP Plc from federal contracts on Wednesday over its "lack of business integrity" in the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010, a move that the British company had said could force it to rethink its entire US Operations.?Photo by Reuters
Hundreds of Buddhist monks and villagers occupying the mine, they said is causing environmental, social and health problems, defied a government order to leave by Wednesday, saying they will stay until the project is halted.?Photo by AP
Hundreds of Buddhist monks and villagers occupying the mine, they said is causing environmental, social and health problems, defied a government order to leave by Wednesday, saying they will stay until the project is halted.?Photo by AP
Many analysts expect record production of soybeans and corn in the marketing year 2012/13 in Argentina, thanks to good rains linked to the El Nino phenomenon. The extensive rainfall that began in August also brought flooding that has forced some farmers to abandon their sowing plans in the most affected regions.?Photo by Reuters
Many analysts expect record production of soybeans and corn in the marketing year 2012/13 in Argentina, thanks to good rains linked to the El Nino phenomenon. The extensive rainfall that began in August also brought flooding that has forced some farmers to abandon their sowing plans in the most affected regions.?Photo by Reuters
Firefighters in a boat rescue a stranded man from a house on a flooded street in St Asaph, north Wales.?Photo by Reuters
Firefighters in a boat rescue a stranded man from a house on a flooded street in St Asaph, north Wales.?Photo by Reuters
The uplift of almost a centimetre a year, one of the highest rates in the world, is part of a continuing geological rebound since the end of the Ice Age removed a vast ice sheet from regions around the Arctic Circle. Lulea is planning to deepen its port by 2020 to let in bigger ships and offset land rise at a cost of $237.86 million.?Photo by Reuters
The uplift of almost a centimetre a year, one of the highest rates in the world, is part of a continuing geological rebound since the end of the Ice Age removed a vast ice sheet from regions around the Arctic Circle. Lulea is planning to deepen its port by 2020 to let in bigger ships and offset land rise at a cost of $237.86 million.?Photo by Reuters

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Zahid Hussain
Dec 01, 2012 05:51am
It is mind-blowing idea to reflect the apprehensions about the unceasingly growing threats to our natural beautiful world. At least it is man who is spoiling the prettiness of this world just worldly gains. we all have to feel our responsibilities urgently for the sake of this world before that this world destroy us.