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Spanish villagers fear their homes will be abandoned to the sea
With rising seas threatening to engulf low-lying shores, the government aims to buy 832 hectares of private land in the Ebro Delta in what would be Europe's largest climate-related land buyouts to date.
CLIMATE-UN/SPAIN-DELTA
RTXJ2NI9
October 13, 2021
Vasco restaurant is seen surrounded by rocks to protect it from the sea at Marquesa beach, Spain, October...
RIUMAR, Spain
The Wider Image: Spanish villagers fear their homes will be abandoned to the sea
Vasco restaurant is seen surrounded by rocks to protect it from the sea at Marquesa beach, Spain, October 13, 2021. With rising seas threatening to engulf low-lying shores, the Spanish government aims to buy 832 hectares of private land in the Ebro Delta in what would be Europe's largest climate-related land buyouts to date. Picture taken with a drone. REUTERS/Nacho Doce SEARCH "DOCE EBRO" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIESTPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
CLIMATE-UN/SPAIN-DELTA
RTXJ2NI6
October 08, 2021
Marcela Otamendi, 58, and her sister Maria Cinta Otamendi, 56, pose inside their restaurant, which is...
RIUMAR, Spain
The Wider Image: Spanish villagers fear their homes will be abandoned to the sea
Marcela Otamendi, 58, and her sister Maria Cinta Otamendi, 56, pose inside their restaurant, which is surrounded by rocks to protect it from the sea at Marquesa beach, Spain, October 8, 2021. With rising seas threatening to engulf low-lying shores, the government aims to buy 832 hectares of private land in the Ebro Delta in what would be Europe's largest climate-related land buyouts to date "We don't know if we will make it through this winter," said Marcela who wants the government to preserve the land and opposes a plan to buy it out instead. REUTERS/Nacho Doce SEARCH "DOCE EBRO" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
CLIMATE-UN/SPAIN-DELTA
RTXJ2NIA
October 13, 2021
A farmer drives a truck for maintenance and conditioning of a rice field belonging to the Joan Ferrer's...
DELTEBRE, Spain
The Wider Image: Spanish villagers fear their homes will be abandoned to the sea
A farmer drives a truck for maintenance and conditioning of a rice field belonging to the Joan Ferrer's family, after its been harvested in the Ebro Delta, Deltebre, Spain, October 13, 2021. With rising seas threatening to engulf low-lying shores, the government aims to buy 832 hectares of private land in the Ebro Delta in what would be Europe's largest climate-related land buyouts to date. It has prompted strong opposition from farmers in the Ebro Delta - where 62,000 people live and lucrative rice fields account for 65 percent of the area. Picture taken with a drone. REUTERS/Nacho Doce SEARCH "DOCE EBRO" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
CLIMATE-UN/SPAIN-DELTA
RTXJ2NIJ
October 14, 2021
Flamingos are seen at the Ebro Delta Nature Reserve, close to Poble Nou del Delta, Spain, October 14,...
POBLE NOU DEL DELTA, Spain
The Wider Image: Spanish villagers fear their homes will be abandoned to the sea
Flamingos are seen at the Ebro Delta Nature Reserve, close to Poble Nou del Delta, Spain, October 14, 2021. With rising seas threatening to engulf low-lying shores, the Spanish government aims to buy 832 hectares of private land in the Ebro Delta in what would be Europe's largest climate-related land buyouts to date. REUTERS/Nacho Doce SEARCH "DOCE EBRO" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
CLIMATE-UN/SPAIN-DELTA
RTXJ2NE6
October 06, 2021
Vicent Cebolla Franch, 27, and Joan Didac Bertomeu, 21, workers for the Institute for Agrifood Research...
DELTEBRE, Spain
The Wider Image: Spanish villagers fear their homes will be abandoned to the sea
Vicent Cebolla Franch, 27, and Joan Didac Bertomeu, 21, workers for the Institute for Agrifood Research and Technology, harvest rice fields, in the Ebro Delta, Deltebre, Spain, October 6, 2021. REUTERS/Nacho Doce SEARCH "DOCE EBRO" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
CLIMATE-UN/SPAIN-DELTA
RTXJ2NIC
October 05, 2021
A farmer drives harvesting machinery across rice fields belonging to the family of Joan Ferrer in the...
DELTEBRE, Spain
The Wider Image: Spanish villagers fear their homes will be abandoned to the sea
A farmer drives harvesting machinery across rice fields belonging to the family of Joan Ferrer in the Ebro Delta, Deltebre, Spain, October 5, 2021. With rising seas threatening to engulf low-lying shores, the government aims to buy 832 hectares of private land in the Ebro Delta in what would be Europe's largest climate-related land buyouts to date. It has prompted strong opposition from farmers in the Ebro Delta - where 62,000 people live and lucrative rice fields account for 65 percent of the area. Picture taken with a drone. REUTERS/Nacho Doce SEARCH "DOCE EBRO" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
CLIMATE-UN/SPAIN-DELTA
RTXJ2NIF
October 12, 2021
The family house of Joan Ferrer stands in flood water after storm Gloria in the Ebro Delta, Deltebre,...
DELTEBRE, Spain
The Wider Image: Spanish villagers fear their homes will be abandoned to the sea
The family house of Joan Ferrer stands in flood water after storm Gloria in the Ebro Delta, Deltebre, Spain, February, 2020. The fear of extreme weather wiping out the delta crystallized in January 2020 when storm Gloria flooded around 3,000 hectares of rice fields. The storm flooded Joan Ferrer's rice fields 3 km inland, costing him nearly 15,000 euros. REUTERS/Joan Ferrer SEARCH "DOCE EBRO" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
CLIMATE-UN/SPAIN-DELTA
RTXJ2NI7
October 06, 2021
The family home of Joan Ferrer stands in the Ebro Delta, Deltebre, Spain, October 6, 2021. The fear of...
DELTEBRE, Spain
The Wider Image: Spanish villagers fear their homes will be abandoned to the sea
The family home of Joan Ferrer stands in the Ebro Delta, Deltebre, Spain, October 6, 2021. The fear of extreme weather wiping out the delta crystallized in January 2020 when storm Gloria flooded around 3,000 hectares of rice fields. The storm flooded Joan Ferrer's rice fields 3 km inland, costing him nearly 15,000 euros. REUTERS/Joan Ferrer SEARCH "DOCE EBRO" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
CLIMATE-UN/SPAIN-DELTA
RTXJ2NCK
October 05, 2021
Joan Ferrer, 32, a farmer, watches Jordi working harvesting machinery in a rice field belonging to his...
DELTEBRE, Spain
The Wider Image: Spanish villagers fear their homes will be abandoned to the sea
Joan Ferrer, 32, a farmer, watches Jordi working harvesting machinery in a rice field belonging to his family in the Ebro Delta, Deltebre, Spain, October 5, 2021. With rising seas threatening to engulf low-lying shores, the government aims to buy 832 hectares of private land in the Ebro Delta in what would be Europe's largest climate-related land buyouts to date. It has prompted strong opposition from farmers in the Ebro Delta - where 62,000 people live and lucrative rice fields account for 65 percent of the area. REUTERS/Nacho Doce SEARCH "DOCE EBRO" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
CLIMATE-UN/SPAIN-DELTA
RTXJ2NE4
October 08, 2021
Marcela Otamendi, 58, and her sister Maria Cinta Otamendi, 56, talk next to rocks painted with the word...
RIUMAR, Spain
The Wider Image: Spanish villagers fear their homes will be abandoned to the sea
Marcela Otamendi, 58, and her sister Maria Cinta Otamendi, 56, talk next to rocks painted with the word 'shame' in front of their restaurant, which is surrounded by rocks to protect it from the sea at Marquesa beach, Spain, October 8, 2021. With rising seas threatening to engulf low-lying shores, the government aims to buy 832 hectares of private land in the Ebro Delta in what would be Europe's largest climate-related land buyouts to date "We don't know if we will make it through this winter," said Marcela who wants the government to preserve the land and opposes a plan to buy it out instead. REUTERS/Nacho Doce SEARCH "DOCE EBRO" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
CLIMATE-UN/SPAIN-DELTA
RTXJ2NE5
October 08, 2021
A ship rests in a field in the Ebro Delta, near Deltebre, Spain, October 8, 2021.With rising seas threatening...
DELTEBRE, Spain
The Wider Image: Spanish villagers fear their homes will be abandoned to the sea
A ship rests in a field in the Ebro Delta, near Deltebre, Spain, October 8, 2021.With rising seas threatening to engulf low-lying shores, the government aims to buy 832 hectares of private land in the Ebro Delta in what would be Europe's largest climate-related land buyouts to date. REUTERS/Nacho Doce SEARCH "DOCE EBRO" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
CLIMATE-UN/SPAIN-DELTA
RTXJ2NDX
October 14, 2021
Flamingos fly at the Ebro Delta Nature Reserve, close to Poble Nou del Delta, Spain, October 14, 2021....
POBLE NOU DEL DELTA, Spain
The Wider Image: Spanish villagers fear their homes will be abandoned to the sea
Flamingos fly at the Ebro Delta Nature Reserve, close to Poble Nou del Delta, Spain, October 14, 2021. With rising seas threatening to engulf low-lying shores, the Spanish government aims to buy 832 hectares of private land in the Ebro Delta in what would be Europe's largest climate-related land buyouts to date. REUTERS/Nacho Doce SEARCH "DOCE EBRO" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
CLIMATE-UN/SPAIN-DELTA
RTXJ2NIE
October 07, 2021
Local fishermen wait for a catch at Migjorn beach, close to Buda island, Ebro Delta, Spain, October 7,...
DELTEBRE, Spain
The Wider Image: Spanish villagers fear their homes will be abandoned to the sea
Local fishermen wait for a catch at Migjorn beach, close to Buda island, Ebro Delta, Spain, October 7, 2021. With rising seas threatening to engulf low-lying shores, the Spanish government aims to buy 832 hectares of private land in the Ebro Delta in what would be Europe's largest climate-related land buyouts to date. REUTERS/Nacho Doce SEARCH "DOCE EBRO" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
CLIMATE-UN/SPAIN-DELTA
RTXJ2NE7
October 07, 2021
Karlos, a worker at Tamariu restaurant, looks on as he shovels sand from the entrance of the beachside...
RIUMAR, Spain
The Wider Image: Spanish villagers fear their homes will be abandoned to the sea
Karlos, a worker at Tamariu restaurant, looks on as he shovels sand from the entrance of the beachside restaurant at Riumar beach, Riumar, Spain, October 7, 2021. With rising seas threatening to engulf low-lying shores, the Spanish government aims to buy 832 hectares of private land in the Ebro Delta in what would be Europe's largest climate-related land buyouts to date. REUTERS/Nacho Doce SEARCH "DOCE EBRO" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
CLIMATE-UN/SPAIN-DELTA
RTXJ2NIN
October 06, 2021
Vicent Cebolla Franch, 27, a worker at the Institute for Agrifood Research and Technology, harvests rice...
DELTEBRE, Spain
The Wider Image: Spanish villagers fear their homes will be abandoned to the sea
Vicent Cebolla Franch, 27, a worker at the Institute for Agrifood Research and Technology, harvests rice fields, in the Ebro Delta, Deltebre, Spain, October 6, 2021. With rising seas threatening to engulf low-lying shores, the government aims to buy 832 hectares of private land in the Ebro Delta in what would be Europe's largest climate-related land buyouts to date. REUTERS/Nacho Doce SEARCH "DOCE EBRO" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
CLIMATE-UN/SPAIN-DELTA
RTXJ2NIB
October 05, 2021
Joana Casanova, 64, mother of Joan Ferrer, talks with Cirilo Ubeda in the Ebro Delta, Deltebre, Spain,...
DELTEBRE, Spain
The Wider Image: Spanish villagers fear their homes will be abandoned to the sea
Joana Casanova, 64, mother of Joan Ferrer, talks with Cirilo Ubeda in the Ebro Delta, Deltebre, Spain, October 5, 2021. REUTERS/Nacho Doce SEARCH "DOCE EBRO" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
CLIMATE-UN/SPAIN-DELTA
RTXJ2NEA
October 06, 2021
Joan Ferrer, 32, Josep Ibeas, 33, and his father Fernando Ibeas, 72, chat before harvesting rice on their...
DELTEBRE, Spain
The Wider Image: Spanish villagers fear their homes will be abandoned to the sea
Joan Ferrer, 32, Josep Ibeas, 33, and his father Fernando Ibeas, 72, chat before harvesting rice on their fields in the Ebro Delta, Deltebre, Spain, October 6, 2021. Ferrer takes pride in being a fourth-generation rice farmer, and although he has discussed with his wife the possibility of moving inland, he is participating in a local project to grow high salinity-resistant rice. REUTERS/Nacho Doce SEARCH "DOCE EBRO" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
CLIMATE-UN/SPAIN-DELTA
RTXJ2NDZ
October 05, 2021
Joan Ferrer, 32, a farmer, talks with Jordi during harvesting on his family's fields in the Ebro Delta,...
DELTEBRE, Spain
The Wider Image: Spanish villagers fear their homes will be abandoned to the sea
Joan Ferrer, 32, a farmer, talks with Jordi during harvesting on his family's fields in the Ebro Delta, Deltebre, Spain, October 5, 2021. Ferrer takes pride in being a fourth-generation rice farmer, and although he has discussed with his wife the possibility of moving inland, he is participating in a local project to grow high salinity-resistant rice. REUTERS/Nacho Doce SEARCH "DOCE EBRO" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
CLIMATE-UN/SPAIN-DELTA
RTXJ2NE3
October 05, 2021
A worker stands behind harvesting machinery in a rice field belonging to the family of Joan Ferrer in...
DELTEBRE, Spain
The Wider Image: Spanish villagers fear their homes will be abandoned to the sea
A worker stands behind harvesting machinery in a rice field belonging to the family of Joan Ferrer in the Ebro Delta, Deltebre, Spain, October 5, 2021. With rising seas threatening to engulf low-lying shores, the government aims to buy 832 hectares of private land in the Ebro Delta in what would be Europe's largest climate-related land buyouts to date. It has prompted strong opposition from farmers in the Ebro Delta - where 62,000 people live and lucrative rice fields account for 65 percent of the area. REUTERS/Nacho Doce SEARCH "DOCE EBRO" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
CLIMATE-UN/SPAIN-DELTA
RTXJ2NIH
October 06, 2021
Grains of rice are loaded onto a truck in a rice field belonging to the family of Joan Ferrer in the...
DELTEBRE, Spain
The Wider Image: Spanish villagers fear their homes will be abandoned to the sea
Grains of rice are loaded onto a truck in a rice field belonging to the family of Joan Ferrer in the Ebro Delta, Deltebre, Spain, October 6, 2021. With rising seas threatening to engulf low-lying shores, the government aims to buy 832 hectares of private land in the Ebro Delta in what would be Europe's largest climate-related land buyouts to date. It has prompted strong opposition from farmers in the Ebro Delta - where 62,000 people live and lucrative rice fields account for 65 percent of the area. REUTERS/Nacho Doce SEARCH "DOCE EBRO" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
CLIMATE-UN/SPAIN-DELTA
RTXJ2NI8
October 06, 2021
Joan Didac Bertomeu, 21, a worker at the Institute for Agrifood Research and Technology, harvests rice...
DELTEBRE, Spain
The Wider Image: Spanish villagers fear their homes will be abandoned to the sea
Joan Didac Bertomeu, 21, a worker at the Institute for Agrifood Research and Technology, harvests rice fields, in the Ebro Delta, Deltebre, Spain, October 6, 2021. With rising seas threatening to engulf low-lying shores, the government aims to buy 832 hectares of private land in the Ebro Delta in what would be Europe's largest climate-related land buyouts to date. REUTERS/Nacho Doce SEARCH "DOCE EBRO" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
CLIMATE-UN/SPAIN-DELTA
RTXJ2NIG
October 05, 2021
Joan Ferrer, 32, a farmer, walks barefoot through his rice field collecting samples for the Institute...
DELTEBRE, Spain
The Wider Image: Spanish villagers fear their homes will be abandoned to the sea
Joan Ferrer, 32, a farmer, walks barefoot through his rice field collecting samples for the Institute for Agri-food Research and Technology who will examine whether the humidity is optimal for the harvest, in the Ebro Delta, Deltebre, Spain, October 5, 2021. Ferrer takes pride in being a fourth-generation rice farmer, and although he has discussed with his wife the possibility of moving inland, he is participating in a local project to grow high salinity-resistant rice. REUTERS/Nacho Doce SEARCH "DOCE EBRO" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
CLIMATE-UN/SPAIN-DELTA
RTXJ2NCL
October 06, 2021
A worker at the Institute for Agrifood Research and Technology analyses grains of rice, in the Ebro Delta,...
DELTEBRE, Spain
The Wider Image: Spanish villagers fear their homes will be abandoned to the sea
A worker at the Institute for Agrifood Research and Technology analyses grains of rice, in the Ebro Delta, Deltebre, Spain, October 6, 2021. REUTERS/Nacho Doce SEARCH "DOCE EBRO" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
CLIMATE-UN/SPAIN-DELTA
RTXJ2NE9
October 05, 2021
Farmers eat breakfast before harvesting a rice field belonging to the family of Joan Ferrer in the Ebro...
DELTEBRE, Spain
The Wider Image: Spanish villagers fear their homes will be abandoned to the sea
Farmers eat breakfast before harvesting a rice field belonging to the family of Joan Ferrer in the Ebro Delta, Deltebre, Spain, October 5, 2021. With rising seas threatening to engulf low-lying shores, the government aims to buy 832 hectares of private land in the Ebro Delta in what would be Europe's largest climate-related land buyouts to date. REUTERS/Nacho Doce SEARCH "DOCE EBRO" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
CLIMATE-UN/SPAIN-DELTA
RTXJ2NDY
October 14, 2021
Rice fields are seen after harvesting in the Ebro Delta, Deltebre, Spain, October 14, 2021. With rising...
DELTEBRE, Spain
The Wider Image: Spanish villagers fear their homes will be abandoned to the sea
Rice fields are seen after harvesting in the Ebro Delta, Deltebre, Spain, October 14, 2021. With rising seas threatening to engulf low-lying shores, the government aims to buy 832 hectares of private land in the Ebro Delta in what would be Europe's largest climate-related land buyouts to date. It has prompted strong opposition from farmers in the Ebro Delta - where 62,000 people live and lucrative rice fields account for 65 percent of the area. REUTERS/Nacho Doce SEARCH "DOCE EBRO" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
CLIMATE-UN/SPAIN-DELTA
RTXJ2NE2
October 14, 2021
Rice fields are seen after harvesting in the Ebro Delta, Deltebre, Spain, October 14, 2021. With rising...
DELTEBRE, Spain
The Wider Image: Spanish villagers fear their homes will be abandoned to the sea
Rice fields are seen after harvesting in the Ebro Delta, Deltebre, Spain, October 14, 2021. With rising seas threatening to engulf low-lying shores, the government aims to buy 832 hectares of private land in the Ebro Delta in what would be Europe's largest climate-related land buyouts to date. It has prompted strong opposition from farmers in the Ebro Delta - where 62,000 people live and lucrative rice fields account for 65 percent of the area. REUTERS/Nacho Doce SEARCH "DOCE EBRO" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
CLIMATE-UN/SPAIN-DELTA
RTXJ2NII
October 14, 2021
Joan Ferrer, 32, a farmer, trains near the Ebro river in the Delta del Ebro, Deltebre, Spain, October...
DELTEBRE, Spain
The Wider Image: Spanish villagers fear their homes will be abandoned to the sea
Joan Ferrer, 32, a farmer, trains near the Ebro river in the Delta del Ebro, Deltebre, Spain, October 14, 2021. Ferrer takes pride in being a fourth-generation rice farmer, and although he has discussed with his wife the possibility of moving inland, he is participating in a local project to grow high salinity-resistant rice. REUTERS/Nacho Doce SEARCH "DOCE EBRO" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
CLIMATE-UN/SPAIN-DELTA
RTXJ2NI5
October 14, 2021
A man operates a machine carrying salt in Punta de la Banya, close to Poble Nou del Delta, Spain, October...
POBLE NOU DEL DELTA, Spain
The Wider Image: Spanish villagers fear their homes will be abandoned to the sea
A man operates a machine carrying salt in Punta de la Banya, close to Poble Nou del Delta, Spain, October 14, 2021. The fear of extreme weather wiping out the delta crystallized in January 2020 when storm Gloria flooded around 3,000 hectares of rice fields and submerged a thin strip connecting the mainland to the delta's southern peninsula, which has a major salt plain dating back to the 1700s. REUTERS/Nacho Doce SEARCH "DOCE EBRO" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
CLIMATE-UN/SPAIN-DELTA
RTXJ2NE1
October 14, 2021
Joan Ferrer, 32, a farmer, uses binoculars to view birds after a day of work harvesting rice in his fields...
DELTEBRE, Spain
The Wider Image: Spanish villagers fear their homes will be abandoned to the sea
Joan Ferrer, 32, a farmer, uses binoculars to view birds after a day of work harvesting rice in his fields in the Ebro Delta, Deltebre, Spain, October 14, 2021. Ferrer takes pride in being a fourth-generation rice farmer, and although he has discussed with his wife the possibility of moving inland, he is participating in a local project to grow high salinity-resistant rice. REUTERS/Nacho Doce SEARCH "DOCE EBRO" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
CLIMATE-UN/SPAIN-DELTA
RTXJ2NIK
October 06, 2021
Joan Ferrer, 32, a farmer, washes his feet after harvesting rice in his fields in the Ebro Delta, Deltebre,...
DELTEBRE, Spain
The Wider Image: Spanish villagers fear their homes will be abandoned to the sea
Joan Ferrer, 32, a farmer, washes his feet after harvesting rice in his fields in the Ebro Delta, Deltebre, Spain, October 6, 2021. Ferrer takes pride in being a fourth-generation rice farmer, and although he has discussed with his wife the possibility of moving inland, he is participating in a local project to grow high salinity-resistant rice. REUTERS/Nacho Doce SEARCH "DOCE EBRO" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
CLIMATE-UN/SPAIN-DELTA
RTXJ2NE8
October 05, 2021
Joan Ferrer, 32, a farmer, removes an apple snail (Caracol de Manzana) before harvesting rice in his...
DELTEBRE, Spain
The Wider Image: Spanish villagers fear their homes will be abandoned to the sea
Joan Ferrer, 32, a farmer, removes an apple snail (Caracol de Manzana) before harvesting rice in his fields in the Ebro Delta, Deltebre, Spain, October 5, 2021. With rising seas threatening to engulf low-lying shores, the government aims to buy 832 hectares of private land in the Ebro Delta in what would be Europe's largest climate-related land buyouts to date. It has prompted strong opposition from farmers in the Ebro Delta - where 62,000 people live and lucrative rice fields account for 65 percent of the area. REUTERS/Nacho Doce SEARCH "DOCE EBRO" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
CLIMATE-UN/SPAIN-DELTA
RTXJ2NE0
October 05, 2021
A bird dives for food as a rice field belonging to the family of Joan Ferrer is harvested in the Ebro...
DELTEBRE, Spain
The Wider Image: Spanish villagers fear their homes will be abandoned to the sea
A bird dives for food as a rice field belonging to the family of Joan Ferrer is harvested in the Ebro Delta, Deltebre, Spain, October 5, 2021. With rising seas threatening to engulf low-lying shores, the government aims to buy 832 hectares of private land in the Ebro Delta in what would be Europe's largest climate-related land buyouts to date. It has prompted strong opposition from farmers in the Ebro Delta - where 62,000 people live and lucrative rice fields account for 65 percent of the area. REUTERS/Nacho Doce SEARCH "DOCE EBRO" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
CLIMATE-UN/SPAIN-DELTA
RTXJ2NEB
August 05, 2021
A tourist walks across Trabucador beach inside the Ebro Delta Nature Reserve, close to Poble Nou del...
POBLE NOU DEL DELTA, Spain
The Wider Image: Spanish villagers fear their homes will be abandoned to the sea
A tourist walks across Trabucador beach inside the Ebro Delta Nature Reserve, close to Poble Nou del Delta, Spain, August 5, 2021. With rising seas threatening to engulf low-lying shores, the Spanish government aims to buy 832 hectares of private land in the Ebro Delta in what would be Europe's largest climate-related land buyouts to date. REUTERS/Nacho Doce SEARCH "DOCE EBRO" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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