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MEXICO-GREENPEACE/PROTEST
RTSD9HIZ 
November 16, 2022 
A Greenpeace activist holds a sign as he confronts the deep sea mining vessel Hidden Gem, commissioned... 
Manzanillo, Mexico 
A Greenpeace activist holds a sign as he confronts the deep sea mining vessel Hidden Gem 
A Greenpeace activist holds a sign as he confronts the deep sea mining vessel Hidden Gem, commissioned by Canadian miner The Metals Company, as it returned to port from eight weeks of test mining in the Clarion-Clipperton Zone between Mexico and Hawaii, off the coast of Manzanillo, Mexico November 16, 2022. REUTERS/Gustavo Graf 
MEXICO-GREENPEACE/PROTEST
RTSD9HIY 
November 16, 2022 
Greenpeace activists from New Zealand and Mexico confront the deep sea mining vessel Hidden Gem, commissioned... 
Manzanillo, Mexico 
Greenpeace activists confront the deep sea mining vessel Hidden Gem 
Greenpeace activists from New Zealand and Mexico confront the deep sea mining vessel Hidden Gem, commissioned by Canadian miner The Metals Company, as it returned to port from eight weeks of test mining in the Clarion-Clipperton Zone between Mexico and Hawaii, off the coast of Manzanillo, Mexico November 16, 2022. REUTERS/Gustavo Graf 
MEXICO-GREENPEACE/PROTEST
RTSD9HIX 
November 16, 2022 
Greenpeace activists from New Zealand and Mexico confront the deep sea mining vessel Hidden Gem, commissioned... 
Manzanillo, Mexico 
Greenpeace activists confront the deep sea mining vessel Hidden Gem 
Greenpeace activists from New Zealand and Mexico confront the deep sea mining vessel Hidden Gem, commissioned by Canadian miner The Metals Company, as it returned to port from eight weeks of test mining in the Clarion-Clipperton Zone between Mexico and Hawaii, off the coast of Manzanillo, Mexico November 16, 2022. REUTERS/Gustavo Graf 
MEXICO-GREENPEACE/PROTEST
RTSD9HEE 
November 16, 2022 
The deep sea mining vessel Hidden Gem, commissioned by Canadian miner The Metals Company, returns to... 
Manzanillo, Mexico 
Greenpeace activists confront the deep sea mining vessel Hidden Gem 
The deep sea mining vessel Hidden Gem, commissioned by Canadian miner The Metals Company, returns to port after eight weeks of test mining in the Clarion-Clipperton Zone between Mexico and Hawaii, off the coast of Manzanillo, Mexico November 16, 2022. REUTERS/Gustavo Graf 
MEXICO-GREENPEACE/PROTEST
RTSD9HE6 
November 16, 2022 
A Greenpeace activist holds a sign as she confronts the deep sea mining vessel Hidden Gem, commissioned... 
Manzanillo, Mexico 
A Greenpeace activist holds a sign as she confronts the deep sea mining vessel Hidden Gem 
A Greenpeace activist holds a sign as she confronts the deep sea mining vessel Hidden Gem, commissioned by Canadian miner The Metals Company, as it returned to port from eight weeks of test mining in the Clarion-Clipperton Zone between Mexico and Hawaii, off the coast of Manzanillo, Mexico November 16, 2022. REUTERS/Gustavo Graf 
UKRAINE-CRISIS/MYKOLAIV
RTSAW3DP 
September 02, 2022 
A sign reads "Danger! Mines!" at a beach as swans enjoy the waters of the Black Sea, amid Russia's invasion... 
Mykolaiv, Ukraine 
Sign reads "Danger! Mines!" at a beach as swans enjoy the waters of Black Sea near Mykolaiv 
A sign reads "Danger! Mines!" at a beach as swans enjoy the waters of the Black Sea, amid Russia's invasion of Ukraine, in Koblevo near Mykolaiv, Ukraine, September 2, 2022. REUTERS/Umit Bektas 
UKRAINE-CRISIS/MYKOLAIV
RTSAPCFR 
August 26, 2022 
A woman cools herself off on the bank of a river as she walks to a fresh water supply station in Mykolaiv,... 
Mykolaiv, Ukraine 
A woman cools herself off on the bank of a river as she walks to a fresh water supply station in Mykolaiv,... 
A woman cools herself off on the bank of a river as she walks to a fresh water supply station in Mykolaiv, where swimming in the Black Sea is banned because of a mine threat, amid Russia's invasion of Ukraine, in Mykolaiv, Ukraine, August 26, 2022. REUTERS/Umit Bektas 
UKRAINE-CRISIS/MYKOLAIV
RTSAPCFS 
August 26, 2022 
A man cools himself off on the bank of a river in Mykolaiv, where swimming in the Black Sea is banned... 
Mykolaiv, Ukraine 
A man cools himself off on the bank of a river in Mykolaiv, where swimming in the Black Sea is banned... 
A man cools himself off on the bank of a river in Mykolaiv, where swimming in the Black Sea is banned because of a mine threat, amid Russia's invasion of Ukraine, in Mykolaiv, Ukraine, August 26, 2022. REUTERS/Umit Bektas 
UKRAINE-CRISIS/GRAIN-SHIP-ARRIVAL
RTSAB96A 
August 10, 2022 
A warning sign is seen as the Liberian-flagged bulk carrier Osprey S arrives to the sea port in Chornomorsk... 
Chornomorsk, Ukraine 
The bulk carrier Osprey S arrives to the sea port in Chornomorsk 
A warning sign is seen as the Liberian-flagged bulk carrier Osprey S arrives to the sea port in Chornomorsk after restarting grain export, amid Russia's attack on Ukraine, Ukraine August 10, 2022. The sign reads: 'Caution! Mines!' REUTERS/Serhii Smolientsev 
UKRAINE-CRISIS/GRAIN-SHIP-DEPARTURE
RTSA9XW6 
August 09, 2022 
The Liberian-flagged bulk carrier Ocean Lion leaves the sea port in Chornomorsk after restarting grain... 
Chornomorsk, Ukraine 
The bulk carrier Ocean Lion leaves the sea port in Chornomorsk 
The Liberian-flagged bulk carrier Ocean Lion leaves the sea port in Chornomorsk after restarting grain export, amid Russia's attack on Ukraine, Ukraine August 9, 2022. The inscription on the awareness poster reads: "Caution! Mines!". REUTERS/Serhii Smolientsev 
UKRAINE-CRISIS/TURKEY-OBJECT
RTS6L6DD 
March 26, 2022 
Turkish Navy's Aydin class mine hunting vessel TCG Akcay sails in the Bosphorus on its way to the Black... 
Istanbul, Turkey 
Turkish Navy's Aydin class mine hunting vessel TCG Akcay sails in Istanbul's Bosphorus 
Turkish Navy's Aydin class mine hunting vessel TCG Akcay sails in the Bosphorus on its way to the Black Sea in Istanbul, Turkey March 26, 2022. REUTERS/Yoruk Isik 
UKRAINE-CRISIS/TURKEY-OBJECT
RTS6L6D9 
March 26, 2022 
Turkish Navy's Aydin class mine hunting vessel TCG Akcay sails in the Bosphorus on its way to the Black... 
Istanbul, Turkey 
Turkish Navy's Aydin class mine hunting vessel TCG Akcay sails in Istanbul's Bosphorus 
Turkish Navy's Aydin class mine hunting vessel TCG Akcay sails in the Bosphorus on its way to the Black Sea in Istanbul, Turkey March 26, 2022. REUTERS/Yoruk Isik 
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Mining tin from the sea 
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CENTERRA GOLD-KYRGYZSTAN/
RTXCQVJB 
May 28, 2021 
Workers conduct excavator maintenance at the Kumtor open pit gold mine at an altitude of about 4,000... 
Kumtor, Kyrgyzstan 
Workers conduct excavator maintenance at the Kumtor open pit gold mine in Tien Shan mountains 
Workers conduct excavator maintenance at the Kumtor open pit gold mine at an altitude of about 4,000 meters above sea level in the Tien Shan mountains, Kyrgyzstan, May 28, 2021. Picture taken May 28, 2021. REUTERS/Vladimir Pirogov 
CENTERRA GOLD-KYRGYZSTAN/
RTXCQVGS 
May 28, 2021 
A worker stands on the bank of the lake near Petrov glacier, main water source for the Kumtor open pit... 
Kumtor, Kyrgyzstan 
A worker stands on the bank of the lake near Petrov glacier, main water source for the Kumtor open pit... 
A worker stands on the bank of the lake near Petrov glacier, main water source for the Kumtor open pit gold mine at an altitude of about 4,000 meters above sea level, in the Tien Shan mountains, Kyrgyzstan, May 28, 2021. Picture taken May 28, 2021. REUTERS/Vladimir Pirogov 
CENTERRA GOLD-KYRGYZSTAN/
RTXCQV99 
May 28, 2021 
A general view shows a sewage treatment station at the Kumtor open pit gold mine at an altitude of about... 
Kumtor, Kyrgyzstan 
A general view of a sewage treatment station at the Kumtor open pit gold mine in Tien Shan mountains 
A general view shows a sewage treatment station at the Kumtor open pit gold mine at an altitude of about 4,000 meters above sea level in the Tien Shan mountains, Kyrgyzstan, May 28, 2021. Picture taken May 28, 2021. REUTERS/Vladimir Pirogov 
CENTERRA GOLD-KYRGYZSTAN/
RTXCQV80 
May 28, 2021 
A general view shows the lake near the Petrov glacier, main water source for the Kumtor open pit gold... 
Kumtor, Kyrgyzstan 
A general view of the lake near Petrov glacier, main water source for the Kumtor open pit gold mine,... 
A general view shows the lake near the Petrov glacier, main water source for the Kumtor open pit gold mine at an altitude of about 4,000 meters above sea level, in the Tien Shan mountains, Kyrgyzstan, May 28, 2021. Picture taken May 28, 2021. REUTERS/Vladimir Pirogov 
CENTERRA GOLD-KYRGYZSTAN/
RTXCQV5N 
May 28, 2021 
A general view shows the Kumtor open pit gold mine at an altitude of about 4,000 meters above sea level... 
Kumtor, Kyrgyzstan 
A general view of the Kumtor open pit gold mine in Tien Shan mountains 
A general view shows the Kumtor open pit gold mine at an altitude of about 4,000 meters above sea level in the Tien Shan mountains, Kyrgyzstan, May 28, 2021. Picture taken May 28, 2021. REUTERS/Vladimir Pirogov 
CENTERRA GOLD-KYRGYZSTAN/
RTXCQV5K 
May 28, 2021 
A general view shows the Kumtor open pit gold mine at an altitude of about 4,000 meters above sea level... 
Kumtor, Kyrgyzstan 
A general view of the Kumtor open pit gold mine in Tien Shan mountains 
A general view shows the Kumtor open pit gold mine at an altitude of about 4,000 meters above sea level in the Tien Shan mountains, Kyrgyzstan, May 28, 2021. Picture taken May 28, 2021. REUTERS/Vladimir Pirogov 
CENTERRA GOLD-KYRGYZSTAN/
RTXCQV5J 
May 28, 2021 
A general view shows the Kumtor open pit gold mine at an altitude of about 4,000 meters above sea level... 
Kumtor, Kyrgyzstan 
A general view of the Kumtor open pit gold mine in Tien Shan mountains 
A general view shows the Kumtor open pit gold mine at an altitude of about 4,000 meters above sea level in the Tien Shan mountains, Kyrgyzstan, May 28, 2021. Picture taken May 28, 2021. REUTERS/Vladimir Pirogov 
CENTERRA GOLD-KYRGYZSTAN/
RTXCQV5I 
May 28, 2021 
A general view shows the Kumtor open pit gold mine at an altitude of about about 4,000 meters above sea... 
Kumtor, Kyrgyzstan 
A general view of the Kumtor open pit gold mine in Tien Shan mountains 
A general view shows the Kumtor open pit gold mine at an altitude of about about 4,000 meters above sea level in the Tien Shan mountains, Kyrgyzstan, May 28, 2021. Picture taken May 28, 2021. REUTERS/Vladimir Pirogov 
CENTERRA GOLD-KYRGYZSTAN/
RTXCQV5H 
May 28, 2021 
A dump truck drives at the Kumtor open pit gold mine at an altitude of about 4,000 meters above sea level... 
Kumtor, Kyrgyzstan 
A dump truck drives at the Kumtor open pit gold mine in Tien Shan mountains 
A dump truck drives at the Kumtor open pit gold mine at an altitude of about 4,000 meters above sea level in the Tien Shan mountains, Kyrgyzstan, May 28, 2021. Picture taken May 28, 2021. REUTERS/Vladimir Pirogov 
CENTERRA GOLD-KYRGYZSTAN/
RTXCQV5G 
May 28, 2021 
A general view shows the ore processing factory at the Kumtor open pit gold mine at an altitude of about... 
Kumtor, Kyrgyzstan 
A general view of the ore processing factory at the Kumtor open pit gold mine in Tien Shan mountains 
A general view shows the ore processing factory at the Kumtor open pit gold mine at an altitude of about 4,000 meters above sea level in the Tien Shan mountains, Kyrgyzstan, May 28, 2021. Picture taken May 28, 2021. REUTERS/Vladimir Pirogov 
CENTERRA GOLD-KYRGYZSTAN/
RTXCQV44 
May 28, 2021 
A general view shows the ore processing factory at the Kumtor open pit gold mine at an altitude of about... 
Kumtor, Kyrgyzstan 
A general view of the ore processing factory at the Kumtor open pit gold mine in Tien Shan mountains 
A general view shows the ore processing factory at the Kumtor open pit gold mine at an altitude of about about 4,000 meters above sea level in the Tien Shan mountains, Kyrgyzstan, May 28, 2021. Picture taken May 28, 2021. REUTERS/Vladimir Pirogov 
CENTERRA GOLD-KYRGYZSTAN/
RTXCQV42 
May 28, 2021 
Dump trucks drive at the Kumtor open pit gold mine at an altitude of about 4,000 meters above sea level... 
Kumtor, Kyrgyzstan 
Sump trucks drive at the Kumtor open pit gold mine in Tien Shan mountains 
Dump trucks drive at the Kumtor open pit gold mine at an altitude of about 4,000 meters above sea level in the Tien Shan mountains, Kyrgyzstan, May 28, 2021. Picture taken May 28, 2021. REUTERS/Vladimir Pirogov 
INDONESIA-TIN/
RTXD1LBT 
May 04, 2021 
Stacks of refined tin blocks, ready to be exported, are seen inside a warehouse in Pangkal Pinang, on... 
PANGKAL PINANG, Indonesia 
The Wider Image: Mining tin from the sea 
Stacks of refined tin blocks, ready to be exported, are seen inside a warehouse in Pangkal Pinang, on the island of Bangka, Indonesia, May 4, 2021. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan SEARCH "KURNIAWAN TIN" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES 
INDONESIA-TIN/
RTXD1LE3 
May 02, 2021 
An aerial view shows a lake known as Kulong Biru (blue lake) in Koba, on the island of Bangka, Indonesia,... 
KOBA, Indonesia 
The Wider Image: Mining tin from the sea 
An aerial view shows a lake known as Kulong Biru (blue lake) in Koba, on the island of Bangka, Indonesia, May 2, 2021. Deposits in the mining hub of Bangka-Belitung have been heavily exploited on land, leaving parts of the islands off the southeast coast of Sumatra island resembling a lunar landscape with vast craters and highly acidic, turquoise lakes. Picture taken with a drone. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan SEARCH "KURNIAWAN TIN" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY 
INDONESIA-TIN/
RTXD1LC5 
May 02, 2021 
Fishing nets and buoys lie on a boat belonging to Apriadi Anwar, 45, a local fisherman in Batu Perahu... 
TOBOALI, Indonesia 
The Wider Image: Mining tin from the sea 
Fishing nets and buoys lie on a boat belonging to Apriadi Anwar, 45, a local fisherman in Batu Perahu village in Toboali, on the southern shores of the island of Bangka, Indonesia, May 2, 2021. Apriadi said in the past his family earned enough to pay for his two younger siblings to go to university, but in recent years, they have barely scraped by. "Never mind going to university, these days it's difficult to even buy food," he said. Apriadi says fishing nets can get tangled up in offshore mining equipment, while trawling the seabed to find seams of ore has polluted once-pristine waters. "Fish are becoming scarce because the coral where they spawn is now covered with mud from the mining," he added. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan SEARCH "KURNIAWAN TIN" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES 
INDONESIA-TIN/
RTXD1LC1 
May 02, 2021 
Supriandi Jamil, 41, a local fisherman, rests after helping other fishermen unload their catch in Batu... 
TOBOALI, Indonesia 
The Wider Image: Mining tin from the sea 
Supriandi Jamil, 41, a local fisherman, rests after helping other fishermen unload their catch in Batu Perahu village, in Toboali, on the southern shores of the island of Bangka, Indonesia, May 2, 2021. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan SEARCH "KURNIAWAN TIN" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES 
INDONESIA-TIN/
RTXD1LBZ 
May 02, 2021 
Sudarmadi, 40, a local fisherman, carries his catch off the boat in Batu Perahu village in Toboali, on... 
TOBOALI, Indonesia 
The Wider Image: Mining tin from the sea 
Sudarmadi, 40, a local fisherman, carries his catch off the boat in Batu Perahu village in Toboali, on the southern shores of the island of Bangka, Indonesia, May 2, 2021. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan SEARCH "KURNIAWAN TIN" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES 
INDONESIA-TIN/
RTXD1LBX 
May 02, 2021 
Fish lie inside a jerrycan in Batu Perahu village, in Toboali, on the southern shores of the island of... 
TOBOALI, Indonesia 
The Wider Image: Mining tin from the sea 
Fish lie inside a jerrycan in Batu Perahu village, in Toboali, on the southern shores of the island of Bangka, Indonesia, May 2, 2021. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan SEARCH "KURNIAWAN TIN" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES 
INDONESIA-TIN/
RTXD1LBW 
May 02, 2021 
Apriadi Anwar, 45, a local fisherman, his son Avanza, 12, and his friend, collect their catches as they... 
TOBOALI, Indonesia 
The Wider Image: Mining tin from the sea 
Apriadi Anwar, 45, a local fisherman, his son Avanza, 12, and his friend, collect their catches as they return from fishing, in Batu Perahu village, in Toboali, on the southern shores of the island of Bangka, Indonesia, May 2, 2021. Apriadi said in the past his family earned enough to pay for his two younger siblings to go to university, but in recent years, they have barely scraped by. "Never mind going to university, these days it's difficult to even buy food," he said. Apriadi says fishing nets can get tangled up in offshore mining equipment, while trawling the seabed to find seams of ore has polluted once-pristine waters. "Fish are becoming scarce because the coral where they spawn is now covered with mud from the mining," he added. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan SEARCH "KURNIAWAN TIN" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES 
INDONESIA-TIN/
RTXD1LE8 
May 01, 2021 
An aerial view shows wooden pontoons equipped to dredge the seabed for deposits of tin ore off the coast... 
TOBOALI, Indonesia 
The Wider Image: Mining tin from the sea 
An aerial view shows wooden pontoons equipped to dredge the seabed for deposits of tin ore off the coast of Toboali, on the southern shores of the island of Bangka, Indonesia, May 1, 2021. Picture taken with a drone. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan SEARCH "KURNIAWAN TIN" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES 
INDONESIA-TIN/
RTXD1LE7 
May 01, 2021 
An artisanal tin miner pulls a rope while working on a pontoon off the coast of Toboali, on the southern... 
TOBOALI, Indonesia 
The Wider Image: Mining tin from the sea 
An artisanal tin miner pulls a rope while working on a pontoon off the coast of Toboali, on the southern shores of the island of Bangka, Indonesia, May 1, 2021. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan SEARCH "KURNIAWAN TIN" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES 
INDONESIA-TIN/
RTXD1LE0 
May 01, 2021 
An artisanal tin miner holds a suction hose as he works on a pontoon off the coast of Toboali, on the... 
TOBOALI, Indonesia 
The Wider Image: Mining tin from the sea 
An artisanal tin miner holds a suction hose as he works on a pontoon off the coast of Toboali, on the southern shores of the island of Bangka, Indonesia, May 1, 2021. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan SEARCH "KURNIAWAN TIN" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES 
INDONESIA-TIN/
RTXD1LDX 
May 01, 2021 
Artisanal tin miners install a suction pipe on a pontoon off the coast of Toboali, on the southern shores... 
TOBOALI, Indonesia 
The Wider Image: Mining tin from the sea 
Artisanal tin miners install a suction pipe on a pontoon off the coast of Toboali, on the southern shores of the island of Bangka, Indonesia, May 1, 2021. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan SEARCH "KURNIAWAN TIN" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES 
INDONESIA-TIN/
RTXD1LCO 
May 01, 2021 
Amirudin, 43, a field supervisor of the state tin mining company PT Timah, rests on a makeshift hammock,... 
TOBOALI, Indonesia 
The Wider Image: Mining tin from the sea 
Amirudin, 43, a field supervisor of the state tin mining company PT Timah, rests on a makeshift hammock, on a tin pontoon off the coast of Toboali, on the southern shores of the island of Bangka, Indonesia, May 1, 2021. Timah has been ramping up production from the sea. Company data shows its proven tin reserve on land was 16,399 tonnes last year, compared with 265,913 tonnes offshore. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan SEARCH "KURNIAWAN TIN" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY 
INDONESIA-TIN/
RTXD1LCF 
May 01, 2021 
Smoke from diesel generators rises from pontoons off the coast of Toboali, on the southern shores of... 
TOBOALI, Indonesia 
The Wider Image: Mining tin from the sea 
Smoke from diesel generators rises from pontoons off the coast of Toboali, on the southern shores of the island of Bangka, Indonesia, May 1, 2021. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan SEARCH "KURNIAWAN TIN" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES 
INDONESIA-TIN/
RTXD1LCA 
May 01, 2021 
An aerial view shows wooden pontoons equipped to dredge the seabed for deposits of tin ore off the coast... 
TOBOALI, Indonesia 
The Wider Image: Mining tin from the sea 
An aerial view shows wooden pontoons equipped to dredge the seabed for deposits of tin ore off the coast of Toboali, on the southern shores of the island of Bangka, Indonesia, May 1, 2021. Picture taken with a drone. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan SEARCH "KURNIAWAN TIN" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY 
INDONESIA-TIN/
RTXD1LC9 
May 01, 2021 
An artisanal tin miner uses a plastic tub to check the sand of tin ore while working on a pontoon off... 
TOBOALI, Indonesia 
The Wider Image: Mining tin from the sea 
An artisanal tin miner uses a plastic tub to check the sand of tin ore while working on a pontoon off the coast of Toboali, southern shores of the island of Bangka, Indonesia, May 1, 2021. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan SEARCH "KURNIAWAN TIN" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES 
INDONESIA-TIN/
RTXD1LC7 
May 01, 2021 
Hendra, 51, a tin miner, stands on top of his pontoon while monitoring the mining operation off the coast... 
TOBOALI, Indonesia 
The Wider Image: Mining tin from the sea 
Hendra, 51, a tin miner, stands on top of his pontoon while monitoring the mining operation off the coast of Toboali, on the southern shores of the island of Bangka, Indonesia, May 1, 2021. Hendra operates six pontoons, each manned by three to four workers. He is among scores of artisanal miners who partner with PT Timah to exploit the state miner's concessions. The miners are paid about 70,000 to 80,000 rupiah ($4.90 to $5.60) per kg of tin sand they pump up, and a pontoon typically produces about 50 kg a day, Hendra said. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan SEARCH "KURNIAWAN TIN" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES 
INDONESIA-TIN/
RTXD1LC3 
May 01, 2021 
Hendra, a 51-year-old tin miner, sits on a wooden boat with other miners as they head to their pontoons... 
TOBOALI, Indonesia 
The Wider Image: Mining tin from the sea 
Hendra, a 51-year-old tin miner, sits on a wooden boat with other miners as they head to their pontoons off the coast of Toboali, on the southern shores of the island of Bangka, Indonesia, May 1, 2021. "On land, our income is diminishing. There are no more reserves," said Hendra, who shifted to work in offshore tin mining about a year ago after a decade in the industry. "In the ocean, there are far more reserves." REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan SEARCH "KURNIAWAN TIN" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES 
INDONESIA-TIN/
RTXD1LC2 
May 01, 2021 
Supriandi Jamil, 41, a local fisherman, walks through the water as he helps other fishermen unload their... 
TOBOALI, Indonesia 
The Wider Image: Mining tin from the sea 
Supriandi Jamil, 41, a local fisherman, walks through the water as he helps other fishermen unload their catch in Batu Perahu village in Toboali, on the southern shores of the island of Bangka, Indonesia, May 2, 2021. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan SEARCH "KURNIAWAN TIN" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES 
INDONESIA-TIN/
RTXD1LC0 
April 30, 2021 
An abandoned fishing boat sits on Sampur Beach in Pangkal Pinang, on the island of Bangka, Indonesia,... 
PANGKAL PINANG, Indonesia 
The Wider Image: Mining tin from the sea 
An abandoned fishing boat sits on Sampur Beach in Pangkal Pinang, on the island of Bangka, Indonesia, April 30, 2021. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan SEARCH "KURNIAWAN TIN" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES 
INDONESIA-TIN/
RTXD1LBU 
April 30, 2021 
A fisherman pours water out of a boat on Sampur Beach, in Pangkal Pinang, on the island of Bangka, Indonesia,... 
PANGKAL PINANG, Indonesia 
The Wider Image: Mining tin from the sea 
A fisherman pours water out of a boat on Sampur Beach, in Pangkal Pinang, on the island of Bangka, Indonesia, April 30, 2021. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan SEARCH "KURNIAWAN TIN" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES 
INDONESIA-TIN/
RTXD1LED 
April 29, 2021 
Unlicensed miners work in a tin mining area in Toboali, on the southern shores of the island of Bangka,... 
TOBOALI, Indonesia 
The Wider Image: Mining tin from the sea 
Unlicensed miners work in a tin mining area in Toboali, on the southern shores of the island of Bangka, Indonesia, April 29, 2021. Miners who continue working on land have to deploy expensive heavy machinery to dig deeper for tin ore as reserves dwindle. Amri, an unlicensed miner, said he had restarted his land operations after a 14-month hiatus when tin prices rose due to tighter global supplies. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan SEARCH "KURNIAWAN TIN" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES 
INDONESIA-TIN/
RTXD1LDZ 
April 29, 2021 
An unlicensed miner takes a break while working in a tin mining area in Toboali, on the southern shores... 
TOBOALI, Indonesia 
The Wider Image: Mining tin from the sea 
An unlicensed miner takes a break while working in a tin mining area in Toboali, on the southern shores of the island of Bangka, Indonesia, April 29, 2021. Miners who continue working on land have to deploy expensive heavy machinery to dig deeper for tin ore as reserves dwindle. Amri, an unlicensed miner, said he had restarted his land operations after a 14-month hiatus when tin prices rose due to tighter global supplies. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan SEARCH "KURNIAWAN TIN" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES 
INDONESIA-TIN/
RTXD1LCK 
April 29, 2021 
Unlicensed miners work in a tin mining area in Toboali, on the southern shores of the island of Bangka,... 
TOBOALI, Indonesia 
The Wider Image: Mining tin from the sea 
Unlicensed miners work in a tin mining area in Toboali, on the southern shores of the island of Bangka, Indonesia, April 29, 2021. Miners who continue working on land have to deploy expensive heavy machinery to dig deeper for tin ore as reserves dwindle. Amri, an unlicensed miner, said he had restarted his land operations after a 14-month hiatus when tin prices rose due to tighter global supplies. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan SEARCH "KURNIAWAN TIN" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES 
INDONESIA-TIN/
RTXD1LCH 
April 29, 2021 
An aerial view shows wooden pontoons along the shore of Toboali, on the southern shores of the island... 
TOBOALI, Indonesia 
The Wider Image: Mining tin from the sea 
An aerial view shows wooden pontoons along the shore of Toboali, on the southern shores of the island of Bangka, Indonesia, April 29, 2021. Picture taken with a drone. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan SEARCH "KURNIAWAN TIN" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES 
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April 29, 2021 
Dimas Putra Hermawan, 17, and other artisanal tin miners prepare washed glittery black sand of tin ore... 
TOBOALI, Indonesia 
The Wider Image: Mining tin from the sea 
Dimas Putra Hermawan, 17, and other artisanal tin miners prepare washed glittery black sand of tin ore while working on a pontoon off the coast of Toboali, on the southern shores of the island of Bangka, Indonesia, April 29, 2021. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan SEARCH "KURNIAWAN TIN" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES 
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April 29, 2021 
Dimas Putra Hermawan, 17, an artisanal tin miner, washes glittery black sand of tin ore, as he works... 
TOBOALI, Indonesia 
The Wider Image: Mining tin from the sea 
Dimas Putra Hermawan, 17, an artisanal tin miner, washes glittery black sand of tin ore, as he works on a pontoon off the coast of Toboali, on the southern shores of the island of Bangka, Indonesia, April 29, 2021. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan SEARCH "KURNIAWAN TIN" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES 
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April 29, 2021 
An artisanal tin miner rests as children swim near a pontoon off the coast of Toboali, on the southern... 
TOBOALI, Indonesia 
The Wider Image: Mining tin from the sea 
An artisanal tin miner rests as children swim near a pontoon off the coast of Toboali, on the southern shores of the island of Bangka, Indonesia, April 29, 2021. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan SEARCH "KURNIAWAN TIN" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES 
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April 29, 2021 
Dimas Putra Hermawan, 17, and another artisanal tin miner prepare a rope while installing a suction pipe... 
TOBOALI, Indonesia 
The Wider Image: Mining tin from the sea 
Dimas Putra Hermawan, 17, and another artisanal tin miner prepare a rope while installing a suction pipe and hose on a pontoon, off the coast of Toboali, on the southern shores of the island of Bangka, Indonesia, April 29, 2021. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan SEARCH "KURNIAWAN TIN" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES 
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April 29, 2021 
An artisanal tin miner pulls a rope while working on a pontoon off the coast of Toboali, on the southern... 
TOBOALI, Indonesia 
The Wider Image: Mining tin from the sea 
An artisanal tin miner pulls a rope while working on a pontoon off the coast of Toboali, on the southern shores of the island of Bangka, Indonesia, April 29, 2021. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan SEARCH "KURNIAWAN TIN" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES 
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April 29, 2021 
Sacks of tin sand are seen guarded by an armed police officer during the checking and weighing process,... 
TOBOALI, Indonesia 
The Wider Image: Mining tin from the sea 
Sacks of tin sand are seen guarded by an armed police officer during the checking and weighing process, at the shore in Toboali, on the southern shores of the island of Bangka, Indonesia, April 29, 2021. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan SEARCH "KURNIAWAN TIN" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES 
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April 29, 2021 
Artisanal tin miners carry a sack of tin sand to be checked, weighed and collected at a shore in Toboali,... 
TOBOALI, Indonesia 
The Wider Image: Mining tin from the sea 
Artisanal tin miners carry a sack of tin sand to be checked, weighed and collected at a shore in Toboali, southern shores of the island of Bangka, Indonesia, April 29, 2021. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan SEARCH "KURNIAWAN TIN" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES 
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April 29, 2021 
Hendra, 51, a tin miner, shows the sand of tin ore on a pontoon off the coast of Toboali, on the southern... 
TOBOALI, Indonesia 
The Wider Image: Mining tin from the sea 
Hendra, 51, a tin miner, shows the sand of tin ore on a pontoon off the coast of Toboali, on the southern shores of the island of Bangka, Indonesia, April 29, 2021. "On land, our income is diminishing. There are no more reserves," said Hendra, who shifted to work in offshore tin mining about a year ago after a decade in the industry. "In the ocean, there are far more reserves." REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan SEARCH "KURNIAWAN TIN" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES 
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April 29, 2021 
Children walk past tin pontoons parked on the shores of Toboali, on the southern shores of the island... 
TOBOALI, Indonesia 
The Wider Image: Mining tin from the sea 
Children walk past tin pontoons parked on the shores of Toboali, on the southern shores of the island of Bangka, Indonesia, April 29, 2021. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan SEARCH "KURNIAWAN TIN" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES 
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April 28, 2021 
Jessix Amundian, Executive Director of the Indonesian environmental group Walhi Bangka Belitung, shows... 
PANGKAL PINANG, Indonesia 
The Wider Image: Mining tin from the sea 
Jessix Amundian, Executive Director of the Indonesian environmental group Walhi Bangka Belitung, shows an area of offshore tin mining on the island of Bangka, during an interview with Reuters in Pangkal Pinang, Bangka Belitung province, Indonesia, April 28, 2021. Walhi has been campaigning to stop mining at sea, especially on Bangka's western coast, where the mangroves are relatively well-preserved. "The mangrove is an ecological fortress for the coastal area," said Jessix. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan SEARCH "KURNIAWAN TIN" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES 
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October 29, 2020 
Bulgarian Navy minehunter BGS Tsibar sails in the Bosphorus towards the Black Sea, in Istanbul, Turkey... 
Istanbul, Turkey 
Bulgarian Navy minehunter BGS Tsibar sails in Istanbul's Bosphorus 
Bulgarian Navy minehunter BGS Tsibar sails in the Bosphorus towards the Black Sea, in Istanbul, Turkey October 29, 2020, after participating in the Turkish Navy-led multinational Mine Warfare Exercise Nusret-2020. REUTERS/Murad Sezer 
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