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EARTH-DAY/INDIA-POLLUTION
RTX7EWFU
April 22, 2020
A man carries a thermocol box on his shoulders while walking amidst water hyacinths in the Yamuna river...
New Delhi, India
Spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in New Delhi
A man carries a thermocol box on his shoulders while walking amidst water hyacinths in the Yamuna river on Earth Day, during a lockdown to slow spreading of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in New Delhi, India, April 22, 2020. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
GLOBAL-ENVIRONMENT/
RTX39KU2
June 08, 2017
Cleaners clear water hyacinths, a rapidly growing floating plant, to protect the water environment in...
Nonthaburi, Thailand
Cleaners clear water hyacinths, a rapidly growing floating plant, to protect the water environment in...
Cleaners clear water hyacinths, a rapidly growing floating plant, to protect the water environment in a canal in Nonthaburi province, on the outskirts of Bangkok, Thailand, June 8, 2017. REUTERS/Chaiwat Subprasom
GLOBAL-ENVIRONMENT/
RTX39KU0
June 08, 2017
Cleaners clear water hyacinths, a rapidly growing floating plant, to protect the water environment in...
Nonthaburi, Thailand
Cleaners clear water hyacinths, a rapidly growing floating plant, to protect the water environment in...
Cleaners clear water hyacinths, a rapidly growing floating plant, to protect the water environment in a canal in Nonthaburi province, on the outskirts of Bangkok, Thailand, June 8, 2017. REUTERS/Chaiwat Subprasom
GLOBAL-ENVIRONMENT/
RTX39KTZ
June 08, 2017
Cleaners clear water hyacinths, a rapidly growing floating plant, to protect the water environment in...
Nonthaburi, Thailand
Cleaners clear water hyacinths, a rapidly growing floating plant, to protect the water environment in...
Cleaners clear water hyacinths, a rapidly growing floating plant, to protect the water environment in a canal in Nonthaburi province, on the outskirts of Bangkok, Thailand, June 8, 2017. REUTERS/Chaiwat Subprasom
GLOBAL-ENVIRONMENT/
RTX39KTO
June 08, 2017
Cleaners clear water hyacinths, a rapidly growing floating plant, to protect the water environment in...
Nonthaburi, Thailand
Cleaners clear water hyacinths, a rapidly growing floating plant, to protect the water environment in...
Cleaners clear water hyacinths, a rapidly growing floating plant, to protect the water environment in a canal in Nonthaburi province, on the outskirts of Bangkok, Thailand, June 8, 2017. REUTERS/Chaiwat Subprasom
KENYA-POLITICS/
RTS13XOG
April 26, 2017
A boat rests on a bed of water hyacinth choking the port of the city of Kisumu, Kenya April 19, 2017....
Kisumu, Kenya
A boat rests on a bed of water hyacinth choking the port of the city of Kisumu, Kenya
A boat rests on a bed of water hyacinth choking the port of the city of Kisumu, Kenya April 19, 2017. Picture taken April 19, 2017 . REUTERS/Baz Ratner
NIGERIA-ODDLY/
RTR4BV34
October 28, 2014
A house is seen partially submerged and surrounded by water hyacinth at the edge of the Lagos Lagoon...
Lagos, Nigeria
A house is seen partially submerged and surrounded by water hyacinth at the edge of the Lagos Lagoon
A house is seen partially submerged and surrounded by water hyacinth at the edge of the Lagos Lagoon October 28, 2014. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye (NIGERIA - Tags: SOCIETY)
PHILIPPINES/
RTR3FB9B
March 22, 2013
Workers use rakes to scoop out water hyacinths blocking a portion of Laguna de Bay in Taguig City, Metro...
Taguig, Philippines
Workers use rakes to scoop out water hyacinths blocking a portion of Laguna de Bay in Taguig City
Workers use rakes to scoop out water hyacinths blocking a portion of Laguna de Bay in Taguig City, Metro Manila March 22, 2013. World Water Day falls on March 22. REUTERS/Cheryl Ravelo (PHILIPPINES - Tags: ENVIRONMENT SOCIETY)
BANGLADESH/
RTR379XS
August 30, 2012
A boatman struggles to move his boat, loaded with passengers, through water hyacinth in a dead part of...
Dhaka, Bangladesh
A boatman struggles to move his boat, loaded with passengers, through water hyacinth in a dead part of...
A boatman struggles to move his boat, loaded with passengers, through water hyacinth in a dead part of river Buriganga in Dhaka August 30, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj (BANGLADESH - Tags: TRANSPORT ENVIRONMENT SOCIETY)
BANGLADESH/
RTR379XO
August 30, 2012
A boatman struggles to move his boat, full of passengers, through water hyacinth in a dead part of river...
Dhaka, Bangladesh
A boatman struggles to move his boat, full of passengers, through water hyacinth in a dead part of river...
A boatman struggles to move his boat, full of passengers, through water hyacinth in a dead part of river Buriganga in Dhaka August 30, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj (BANGLADESH - Tags: SOCIETY TRANSPORT ENVIRONMENT)
BANGLADESH/
RTR379XN
August 30, 2012
Boats full of passengers struggle to move through water hyacinth in a dead part of river Buriganga in...
Dhaka, Bangladesh
Boats full of passengers struggle to move through water hyacinth in a dead part of river Buriganga in...
Boats full of passengers struggle to move through water hyacinth in a dead part of river Buriganga in Dhaka August 30, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj (BANGLADESH - Tags: TRANSPORT SOCIETY)
BANGLADESH/
RTR379XL
August 30, 2012
Boats full of passengers struggle to move through water hyacinth in a dead part of river Buriganga in...
Dhaka, Bangladesh
Boats full of passengers struggle to move through water hyacinth in a dead part of river Buriganga in...
Boats full of passengers struggle to move through water hyacinth in a dead part of river Buriganga in Dhaka August 30, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj (BANGLADESH - Tags: TRANSPORT TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY SOCIETY)
PHILIPPINES/
RTR352KI
July 19, 2012
Candidates for the Miss Water Lily pageant walk in their gowns, made from dried water lily stalks, during...
Manila, Philippines
Candidates for the Miss Water Lily pageant walk in their gowns, made from dried water lily stalks, during...
Candidates for the Miss Water Lily pageant walk in their gowns, made from dried water lily stalks, during the Water Lily Festival in Las Pinas city, south of Manila July 19, 2012. The festival aims to promote the water hyacinth-based livelihood enterprise. Residents harvest water hyacinths and dry the stalks, which become raw material for producing baskets, trays, slippers and other functional and ornamental items. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco (PHILIPPINES - Tags: SOCIETY ENVIRONMENT)
PHILIPPINES/
RTR352KG
July 19, 2012
A worker makes a jar basket with dried water lily stalks, during the Water Lily Festival in Las Pinas...
Manila, Philippines
A worker makes a jar basket with dried water lily stalks, during the Water Lily Festival in Las Pinas...
A worker makes a jar basket with dried water lily stalks, during the Water Lily Festival in Las Pinas city, south of Manila July 19, 2012. The Water Lily festival aims to promote the water hyacinth-based livelihood enterprise. Residents harvest water hyacinths and dry the stalks, which become raw material for producing baskets, trays, slippers and other functional and ornamental items. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco (PHILIPPINES - Tags: SOCIETY ENVIRONMENT)
PHILIPPINES/
RTR352K7
July 19, 2012
A makeup artist applies makeup on a candidate for the Miss Water Lily in her gown, made from dried water...
Manila, Philippines
A makeup artist applies makeup on candidate for Miss Water Lily during the Water Lily Festival in Las...
A makeup artist applies makeup on a candidate for the Miss Water Lily in her gown, made from dried water lily stalks, during the Water Lily Festival in Las Pinas city, south of Manila July 19, 2012. The water Lily festival aims to promote the water hyacinth-based livelihood enterprise. Residents harvest water hyacinths and dry the stalks, which become raw material for producing baskets, trays, slippers and other functional and ornamental items. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco (PHILIPPINES - Tags: SOCIETY ENVIRONMENT)
PHILIPPINES/
RTR352K5
July 19, 2012
Candidates for the Miss Water Lily pageant pose in their gowns, made from dried water lily stalks, during...
Manila, Philippines
Candidates for Miss Water Lily pageant pose in gowns, made from dried water lily stalks, during the Water...
Candidates for the Miss Water Lily pageant pose in their gowns, made from dried water lily stalks, during the Water Lily Festival in Las Pinas city, south of Manila July 19, 2012. The water Lily festival aims to promote the water hyacinth-based livelihood enterprise. Residents harvest water hyacinths and dry the stalks, which become raw material for producing baskets, trays, slippers and other functional and ornamental items. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco (PHILIPPINES - Tags: SOCIETY ENVIRONMENT)
PHILIPPINES/
RTR352K1
July 19, 2012
Candidates for the Miss Water Lily pageant pose in their gowns, made from dried water lily stalks, during...
Manila, Philippines
Candidates for Miss Water Lily pageant pose in their gowns, made from dried water lily stalks, during...
Candidates for the Miss Water Lily pageant pose in their gowns, made from dried water lily stalks, during the Water Lily Festival in Las Pinas city, south of Manila July 19, 2012. The water Lily festival aims to promote the water hyacinth-based livelihood enterprise. Residents harvest water hyacinths and dry the stalks, which become raw material for producing baskets, trays, slippers and other functional and ornamental items. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco (PHILIPPINES - Tags: SOCIETY ENVIRONMENT)
PHILIPPINES/
RTR352JW
July 19, 2012
Candidates for the Miss Water Lily pageant pose in their gowns, made from dried water lily stalks, during...
Manila, Philippines
Candidates for Miss Water Lily pageant pose in their gowns, made from dried water lily stalks, during...
Candidates for the Miss Water Lily pageant pose in their gowns, made from dried water lily stalks, during the Water Lily Festival in Las Pinas city, south of Manila July 19, 2012. The water Lily festival aims to promote the water hyacinth-based livelihood enterprise. Residents harvest water hyacinths and dry the stalks, which become raw material for producing baskets, trays, slippers and other functional and ornamental items. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco (PHILIPPINES - Tags: SOCIETY ENVIRONMENT)
NIGERIA
RTR2T8P6
October 26, 2011
An abandoned canoe is seen on a water hyacinth covered lagoon, near the Makoko slum, in Nigeria's commercial...
Lagos, Nigeria
An abandoned canoe is seen on a water hyacinth covered lagoon, near the Makoko slum, in Nigeria's commercial...
An abandoned canoe is seen on a water hyacinth covered lagoon, near the Makoko slum, in Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos October 26, 2011.Rapidly growing megacities in Africa and Asia face the highest risks from rising sea levels, floods and other climate change impacts, says a global survey aimed at guiding city planners and investors.REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye (NIGERIA - Tags: ENVIRONMENT SOCIETY)
NIGERIA
RTR2T8OU
October 26, 2011
Men paddle canoes filled with sand through water hyacinth floating on the Lagos Lagoon October 26, 2011....
Lagos, Nigeria
Men paddle canoes filled with sand through water hyacinth floating on the Lagos Lagoon
Men paddle canoes filled with sand through water hyacinth floating on the Lagos Lagoon October 26, 2011. Rapidly growing megacities in Africa and Asia face the highest risks from rising sea levels, floods and other climate change impacts, says a global survey aimed at guiding city planners and investors. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye (NIGERIA - Tags: ENVIRONMENT SOCIETY)
NIGERIA
RTR2T8OH
October 26, 2011
Men paddle canoes filled with sand through water hyacinth floating on the Lagos Lagoon October 26, 2011....
Lagos, Nigeria
Men paddle canoes filled with sand through water hyacinth floating on the Lagos Lagoon
Men paddle canoes filled with sand through water hyacinth floating on the Lagos Lagoon October 26, 2011. Rapidly growing megacities in Africa and Asia face the highest risks from rising sea levels, floods and other climate change impacts, says a global survey aimed at guiding city planners and investors. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye (NIGERIA - Tags: ENVIRONMENT SOCIETY)
KENYA-MAATHAI/FUNERAL
RTR2SEF1
October 08, 2011
The casket of the late Nobel peace laureate and environmentalist Wangari Maathai, which is made from...
Nairobi, Kenya
Casket of late Nobel peace laureate and environmentalist Maathai is seen inside a hearse in Nairobi
The casket of the late Nobel peace laureate and environmentalist Wangari Maathai, which is made from water hyacinth, papyrus reeds and a bamboo frame and wrapped in the Kenyan national flag, is seen inside a hearse at the Kariakor crematorium in Nairobi October 8, 2011. Thousands of Kenyans paid their respects to Maathai, the first African woman to win the peace prize in 2004 for her battle to defend women's rights and protect the country's environment, on Saturday at a state funeral held in a park where she had once been beaten up for holding a protest. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya (KENYA - Tags: OBITUARY)
PHILIPPINES/
RTR2POW9
August 07, 2011
A scavenger paddles his makeshift raft amidst rotten water hyacinth and garbage, while gathering recyclable...
Manila, Philippines
A scavenger paddles his makeshift raft amidst rotten water hyacinth and garbage while gathering recyclable...
A scavenger paddles his makeshift raft amidst rotten water hyacinth and garbage, while gathering recyclable materials in Manila Bay August 7, 2011. According to a poll released in July conducted by the Social Weather Stations (SWS), the proportion of the population who rated themselves as "poor", fell slightly from 51 percent (10.4 million families) in March to 49 percent, or approximately 9.8 million families. REUTERS/Erik de Castro (PHILIPPINES - Tags: ENVIRONMENT SOCIETY IMAGES OF THE DAY)
PHILIPPINES/
RTR2OUWH
July 14, 2011
A scavenger wades through water hyacinth in the waters of Manila Bay while searching for recyclable materials...
Manila, Philippines
A scavenger wades through water hyacinth in the waters of Manila Bay while searching for recyclable materials...
A scavenger wades through water hyacinth in the waters of Manila Bay while searching for recyclable materials to sell July 14, 2011. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco (PHILIPPINES - Tags: ENVIRONMENT)
PHILIPPINES/
RTR2OUWG
July 14, 2011
A government worker uses a rake to clear water hyacinth covering the shore of Manila Bay July 14, 2011....
Manila, Philippines
A government worker uses a rake to clear water hyacinth covering the shore of Manila Bay
A government worker uses a rake to clear water hyacinth covering the shore of Manila Bay July 14, 2011.
REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco (PHILIPPINES - Tags: ENVIRONMENT)
PHILIPPINES/
RTR2OUWF
July 14, 2011
A scavenger wades through water hyacinth in the waters of Manila Bay while searching for recyclable materials...
Manila, Philippines
A scavenger wades through water hyacinth in the waters of Manila Bay while searching for recyclable materials...
A scavenger wades through water hyacinth in the waters of Manila Bay while searching for recyclable materials to sell July 14, 2011.
REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco (PHILIPPINES - Tags: ENVIRONMENT)
PHILIPPINES
RTR2HFQM
August 20, 2010
A fisherman wades through water hyacinths in Laguna de Bay in Muntinlupa, Metro Manila August 20, 2010....
Muntinlupa, Philippines
A fisherman wades through water hyacinths in Laguna de Bay in Muntinlupa, Metro Manila
A fisherman wades through water hyacinths in Laguna de Bay in Muntinlupa, Metro Manila August 20, 2010. REUTERS/Erik de Castro (PHILIPPINES - Tags: ENVIRONMENT EMPLOYMENT BUSINESS IMAGES OF THE DAY)
CLIMATE/COPENHAGEN-SCORECARD
RTXRE9G
December 03, 2009
A worker clears water hyacinths in Yaojiang River in Ningbo, Zhejiang province November 25, 2009. World...
Ningbo, China
A worker clears water hyacinths in Yaojiang River in Ningbo, Zhejiang province.
A worker clears water hyacinths in Yaojiang River in Ningbo, Zhejiang province November 25, 2009. World leaders will meet in Copenhagen in December to try and agree a new deal to fight climate change. Picture taken November 25, 2009. REUTERS/Steven Shi (CHINA ENVIRONMENT SOCIETY)
NIGERIA
RTR1V7AM
October 22, 2007
Workers sort wood floating in the water hyacinth clogged Lagos lagoon in Nigeria's commercial capital...
Lagos, Nigeria
Workers sort wood floating in the water hyacinth clogged Lagos lagoon in Nigeria's commercial capital...
Workers sort wood floating in the water hyacinth clogged Lagos lagoon in Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos, October 22, 2007. Economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa is seen quickening in 2007 and next year, but weak policies and risks of conflict and political instability would weigh heavily on some countries, an International Monetary Fund report said. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye (NIGERIA)
INDIA-FLOODS/
RTR1SAQM
July 27, 2007
Residents of Kamrangichar travel across the river Buriganga, covered with water hyacinths, on boats in...
Dhaka, Bangladesh
Residents of Kamrangichar travel across the river Buriganga on boats in Dhaka
Residents of Kamrangichar travel across the river Buriganga, covered with water hyacinths, on boats in Dhaka July 27, 2007. Floods caused by incessant rains in India over the past week have displaced hundreds of thousands of people in the east and northeast, destroyed crops and damaged bridges, officials said on Friday. REUTERS/Rafiqur Rahman (BANGLADESH)
BANGLADESH/
RTR1R5D2
June 26, 2007
A boat struggles to move through water hyacinth in the river Buriganga in Dhaka June 26, 2007. REUTERS/Rafiqur...
Dhaka, Bangladesh
A boat struggles to move through water hyacinth in the river Buriganga in Dhaka
A boat struggles to move through water hyacinth in the river Buriganga in Dhaka June 26, 2007. REUTERS/Rafiqur Rahman (BANGLADESH)
NIGERIA
RTR1J6RX
November 09, 2006
Villagers unload logs from a canoe surrounded by clusters of water hyacinth in Ojo, near Lagos, in south...
OJO, Nigeria
Villagers unload logs from a canoe surrounded by clusters of water hyacinth in Ojo
Villagers unload logs from a canoe surrounded by clusters of water hyacinth in Ojo, near Lagos, in south west Nigeria November 9, 2006. Some 189 nations are meeting in Kenya to explore options for a global deal to combat climate change, with most focusing on cutting the amount of carbon dioxide pumped into the air by industry and modern lifestyles. REUTERS/George Esiri (NIGERIA)
NIGERIA
RTR1J6RU
November 09, 2006
Villagers return home in a canoe passing through clusters of water hyacinth in Ojo, near Lagos, in south...
OJO, Nigeria
Villagers return home in a canoe passing through clusters of water hyacinth in Ojo
Villagers return home in a canoe passing through clusters of water hyacinth in Ojo, near Lagos, in south west Nigeria November 9, 2006. Some 189 nations are meeting in Kenya to explore options for a global deal to combat climate change, with most focusing on cutting the amount of carbon dioxide pumped into the air by industry and modern lifestyles. REUTERS/George Esiri (NIGERIA)
NIGERIA
RTR1J6RT
November 09, 2006
Fishermen paddle their canoe through clusters of water hyacinth in Ojo, near Lagos, in southwest Nigeria...
OJO, Nigeria
Fishermen paddle their canoe through clusters of water hyacinth in Ojo
Fishermen paddle their canoe through clusters of water hyacinth in Ojo, near Lagos, in southwest Nigeria November 9, 2006. Some 189 nations are meeting in Kenya to explore options for a global deal to combat climate change, with most focusing on cutting the amount of carbon dioxide pumped into the air by industry and modern lifestyles. REUTERS/George Esiri (NIGERIA)
NIGERIA
RTR1J5FC
November 07, 2006
A sand harvester anchors his boat amidst water hyacinth that spread through the Lagos lagoon, in Nigeria,...
Lagos, Nigeria
A sand harvester anchors his boat amidst water hyacinth that spread through the Lagos lagoon, in Nigeria...
A sand harvester anchors his boat amidst water hyacinth that spread through the Lagos lagoon, in Nigeria, November 7, 2006. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye (NIGERIA) BEST QUALITY AVAILABLE
NIGERIA
RTR1J3RQ
November 07, 2006
A sand harvester anchors his boat amidst water hyacinth that spread through the Lagos lagoon, in Nigeria,...
Lagos, Nigeria
A sand harvester anchors his boat amidst water hyacinth that spread through the Lagos lagoon in Nigeria...
A sand harvester anchors his boat amidst water hyacinth that spread through the Lagos lagoon, in Nigeria, November 7, 2006. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye (NIGERIA)
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BANGLADESH
RTR1I0NH
October 05, 2006
Men struggle to steer their boat in water hyacinth-covered river Buriganga in Dhaka, October 5, 2006....
Dhaka, Bangladesh
Men struggle to steer their boat in water hyacinth-covered river Buriganga in Dhaka
Men struggle to steer their boat in water hyacinth-covered river Buriganga in Dhaka, October 5, 2006. REUTERS/Rafiqur Rahman (BANGLADESH)
BANGLADESH
RTRIOH1
July 26, 2005
Bangladeshi boatmen struggle to cross a portion of the Buriganga river filled with water-hyacinth during...
Dhaka, Bangladesh
Bangladeshi boatmen struggle to cross a portion of the Buriganga river filled with ...
Bangladeshi boatmen struggle to cross a portion of the Buriganga river filled with water-hyacinth during the monsoon in the capital Dhaka. Bangladeshi boatmen struggle to cross a portion of the Buriganga river, filled with water-hyacinth, during the monsoon in the capital Dhaka on July 26, 2005. REUTERS/Rafiqur Rahman
INDONESIA
RTR9IBU
April 28, 2005
An unemployed Indonesian man catches fish using handmade electrical rods in a water hyacinth plantation...
Jakarta, Indonesia
An unemployed Indonesian man catches fish using handmade electrical rods in a water hyacinth ...
An unemployed Indonesian man catches fish using handmade electrical rods in a water hyacinth plantation in North Jakarta. An unemployed Indonesian man catches fish using handmade electrical rods in a water hyacinth plantation in North Jakarta April 28, 2005. The men sell their catch to the local market for money. REUTERS/Supri
INDONESIA
RTR9IBB
April 28, 2005
Unemployed Indonesian men catch fish using handmade electrical rods in a water hyacinth plantation in...
Jakarta, Indonesia
Unemployed Indonesian men catch fish using handmade electrical rods in a water hyacinth ...
Unemployed Indonesian men catch fish using handmade electrical rods in a water hyacinth plantation in North Jakarta. Unemployed Indonesian men catch fish using handmade electrical rods in a water hyacinth plantation in North Jakarta April 28, 2005. The men sell their catch to the local market for money. REUTERS/Supri
INDONESIA
RTR9IB5
April 28, 2005
Unemployed Indonesian men catch fish using handmade electrical rods in a water hyacinth plantation in...
Jakarta, Indonesia
Unemployed Indonesian men catch fish using handmade electrical rods in a water hyacinth ...
Unemployed Indonesian men catch fish using handmade electrical rods in a water hyacinth plantation in North Jakarta. Unemployed Indonesian men catch fish using handmade electrical rods in a water hyacinth plantation in North Jakarta April 28, 2005. The men sell their catch to the local market for money. REUTERS/Supri
BANGLADESH
RTR84ZT
December 03, 2003
Bangladeshi children pluck hyacinth flowers from a derelict pond in
Dhaka on December 3, 2003.NO RIGHTS...
Dhaka, Bangladesh - Peoples Republic of
BANGLADESHI CHILDREN PLUCK HYACINTH FLOWERS IN DHAKA.
Bangladeshi children pluck hyacinth flowers from a derelict pond in
Dhaka on December 3, 2003.NO RIGHTS CLEARANCES OR PERMISSIONS ARE REQUIRED FOR THIS IMAGE. REUTERS/Rafiqur Rahman
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BANGLADESH
RTXLMZP
November 25, 2002
A Bangladeshi child plays in a dry field of water hyacinth near Dhaka on November 25, 2002. [The low-lying...
Dhaka, Bangladesh
A Bangladeshi child plays in a dry field of water hyacinth near Dhaka on November 25, 2002. [The low.....
A Bangladeshi child plays in a dry field of water hyacinth near Dhaka on November 25, 2002. [The low-lying lands, which are flooded during monsoon until September, are drying up gradually ahead of winter, which generally falls in December in Bangladesh.]
BANGLADESH
RTREDIZ
November 25, 2002
A Bangladeshi child plays in a dry field of water hyacinth near Dhaka on
November 25, 2002. The low-lying...
Dhaka, Bangladesh - Peoples Republic of
BANGLADESHI CHILD PLAYS IN FIELD OF WATER HYACINTH NEAR DHAKA.
A Bangladeshi child plays in a dry field of water hyacinth near Dhaka on
November 25, 2002. The low-lying lands, which are flooded during monsoon
until September, are drying up gradually ahead of winter, which generally
falls in December in Bangladesh. NO RIGHTS CLEARANCES OR PERMISSIONS ARE REQUIRED FOR THIS IMAGE REUTERS/Rafiqur Rahman

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FOOD SHRIMP CITRUS
RTR73T3
July 02, 2002
Don Schumann, owner of Sable Bay Fresh Shrimp farm in Vero Beach,
Florida, explains how water hyacinths...
Vero Beach, USA
WATER PLANTS PROVIDE NATURAL FILTRATION SYSTEM AT FRESH WATER SHRIMP
FARM.
Don Schumann, owner of Sable Bay Fresh Shrimp farm in Vero Beach,
Florida, explains how water hyacinths are used to absorb shrimp fecal
matter, cleaning the water in a natural filtration process which is
then returned back to the farm's 20 large growing tanks. Schumann is
one of many citrus farmers in Florida who have capitalized on the
growing aquaculture industry. REUTERS/Colin Braley/FOR FEATURE
FOOD-SHRIMP-CITRUS

CB
SHRIMP
RTXLDGE
June 28, 2002
Don Schumann, owner of Sable Bay Fresh Shrimp farm in Vero Beach, Florida, explains how water hyacinths...
Vero Beach, USA
Don Schumann, owner of Sable Bay Fresh Shrimp farm in Vero Beach, Florida, explains how water hyacin.....
Don Schumann, owner of Sable Bay Fresh Shrimp farm in Vero Beach, Florida, explains how water hyacinths are used to absorb shrimp fecal matter, cleaning the water in a natural filtration process which is then returned back to the farm's 20 large growing tanks. Schumann is one of many citrus farmers in Florida who have capitalized on the growing aquaculture industry.
LIZARDS
RTXJRF2
May 22, 2000
A giant monitor lizard pops out of its hideout in a dirty marsh covered with water-hyacinth and surrounded...
Madanganj, Bangladesh
A giant monitor lizard pops out of its hideout in a dirty marsh covered with water-hyacinth and surr.....
A giant monitor lizard pops out of its hideout in a dirty marsh covered with water-hyacinth and surrounded by bush at Madangang, 20 km (12 miles) from Bangladesh capital Dhaka May 21. Villagers say nearly 100 lizards, as old as 25 years and some measuring seven-eight feet long, live in their natural sanctuary at Madanganj where killing or even scaring the lizards are prohibited. Villagers say they protect the monitor lizards, an endangered species in Bangladesh, because they "save us from snakes and harmful insects" but cause no harm to the people. Villagers feed the monitor lizards with supply of intestines of poultry birds and wastes from slaughtered animals.
BANGLADESH
RTR4IPX
May 22, 2000
A giant monitor lizard pops out of its hideout in a dirty marsh covered with water-hyacinth and surrounded...
Madanganj, Bangladesh - Peoples Republic of
GIANT MONITOR LIZARD EMERGES FROM IT'S JUNGLE HIDEOUT IN BANGLADESH.
A giant monitor lizard pops out of its hideout in a dirty marsh covered with water-hyacinth and surrounded by bush at Madangang, 20 km (12 miles) from Bangladesh capital Dhaka May 21. Villagers say nearly 100 lizards, as old as 25 years and some measuring seven-eight feet long, live in their natural sanctuary at Madanganj where killing or even scaring the lizards are prohibited. Villagers say they protect the monitor lizards, an endangered species in Bangladesh, because they "save us from snakes and harmful insects" but cause no harm to the people. Villagers feed the monitor lizards with supply of intestines of poultry birds and wastes from slaughtered animals.

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BANGLADESH
RTXJN7M
April 02, 2000
A Bangladeshi boy, up to his neck in water, collects water hyacinth flowers in a swamp near Dhaka April...
Dhaka, Bangladesh
A Bangladeshi boy, up to his neck in water, collects water hyacinth flowers in a swamp near Dhaka Ap.....
A Bangladeshi boy, up to his neck in water, collects water hyacinth flowers in a swamp near Dhaka April 2. He will sell the flowers in the local market.
BANGLADESH
RTR2ROE
April 02, 2000
A Bangladeshi boy, up to his neck in water, collects water hyacinth flowers in a swamp near Dhaka April...
Dhaka, Bangladesh - Peoples Republic of
A BOY COLLECTS HYACINTH FLOWER IN DHAKA.
A Bangladeshi boy, up to his neck in water, collects water hyacinth flowers in a swamp near Dhaka April 2. He will sell the flowers in the local market.

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PHILIPPINES
RTRQXTY
September 03, 1999
Filipino children swim amid water hyacinths in murky Pasig river as they wait for passersby to throw...
Manila, Philippines - Republic of
CHILDREN SWIM IN MURKY PASIG RIVER IN MANILA.
Filipino children swim amid water hyacinths in murky Pasig river as they wait for passersby to throw them coins in Manila September 3. The Philippine government has launched a campaign to clean up this river to avoid clogging the water ways in the Philippine capital and to prevent flooding of Manila streets.

EDC/TAN
RTRGCSY
August 13, 1998
FOR RELEASE WITH STORY BC-UGANDA-LAKE - A Ugandan fisherman removes a bunch of water hyacinth from the...
Uganda
A UGANDAN FISHERMAN CLEARS WATER HYACINTH.
FOR RELEASE WITH STORY BC-UGANDA-LAKE - A Ugandan fisherman removes a bunch of water hyacinth from the shores of Lake Victoria. The plant, unknown on Africa's biggest lake until a few years ago, is choking the waters and depriving long established fishing communities of their livelihood.

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