6
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Theme: Environmental Destruction

Deforestation, plastic pollution, chemical spills, quarrying, deliberate burning.

This theme was suggested by niemiro.

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4 Answers 4

9
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Road to destruction

Road to destruction

PANASONIC LUMIX GX80

f:8
Ss:1/320th
42mm
Iso:200

Demolition a bridge over the A50 near Uttoxeter, UK. Replacement Bridge and new roads to follow....

4
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Plastic Life

09/09/2017, Shanghai

EOS 6D, EF50 f/1.8 II, f/2, 1/400, ISO100

Plastic Life

2
votes

Clear-cut

Clear-cut

Fujifilm X-E3, 1/60s, ISO 320

Location: Halver, NRW, Germany
Date: 12.09.2020, 19:31:51(WET)

Many forests have been chopped down in this area over the last couple years. The bark beetle population rose and by now most of the cultivated pine trees are dead.

2
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Sunset Smokestack

Smokestack at Sunset from Brooklyn Bridge

A smokestack spewing something into the air at sunset on January 31, 2015. Taken from the center of the Brooklyn Bridge.

Canon EOS 6D, 100-300mm @205mm, f/8.0, 1/500 second, ISO 100

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