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    Originally taken on March 22nd, Opposite Sea Breeze Apartments, just off Khayaban-e-Saadi in Clifton. This is one of the so-called posh areas of Karachi and yet the city's elite show such complete indifference to the hazards they inflict on their environment. This open ground is littered with trash from neighboring residential areas all round the year, and just beside it, there is a hospital.

    A version of this image was published in the June issue of Les Exlporateurs, a Canadian children's magazine from Montreal. See: www.flickr.com/photos/zainub/517936416/in/photostream/

    Hélène et Franck, bronayur, and 5 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. Twitchietai 98 months ago | reply

      What a shame!
      Would you please consider posting this photo to Environmental Issues, caused by humans?

    2. ForceChange.com 84 months ago | reply

      We used your photo over at ForceChange.com. Thank you!

    3. Nolan O'Brien 83 months ago | reply

      just so you know, your photo was used here too:

      ecolocalizer.com/2008/07/09/seattles-ban-on-plastic-and-s...

      sad photo...

    4. Bookshelf Boyfriend 81 months ago | reply

      Zainub - we've used this photo to illustrate our article Plastic bags – why you should just say "no". This picture says it all...
      Thank you.

    5. Marcio Sartorello 71 months ago | reply

      Hi, we used your photo over at planetasustentavel.abril.com.br/ , thank you!

    6. sluresylta 67 months ago | reply

      Great (but depressing) shot!

      I've used it as the feature image of one of my blog posts:

      Plastic bags suck

      Thanks for using Creative Commons!

    7. e0e1a94eb58f5e3109d7d66ec5ecc352 52 months ago | reply

      I would like to use this in my presentation. This would probably make a good statement about the use of plastic bags. Thanks for using Creative Commons or I wouldn't be able to stand a chance in the computer fair.

      Thanks again!

    8. plastic is rubbish 47 months ago | reply

      Please consider adding your photo to the pool of filth www.flickr.com/groups/1154325@N25/
      If you facebook you can show your rubbish photos on Planet Trash www.facebook.com/planettrash or just LIKE it.

      My plastic boycott can be found here www.plasticisrubbish.wordpress.com

    9. Diversion Diva 34 months ago | reply

      www.thepetitionsite.com/1/deposit-returns-needed-in-ontario/
      Sign the petition and pass it around.
      ONTARIO NEEDS A DEPOSIT/RETURN SYSTEM on beverage containers (at least!) ASAP!

    10. bruzania 12 months ago | reply

      Used the picture to illustrate a post about regulation for reducing the use of plastic bags passed by the European Parliament at www.facebook.com/Europos.Parlamentas.Lietuvoje Thank you!

    11. SJC678 6 months ago | reply

      I've used the photo in a blog post, "Help! Drowning in Plastic!" about bioplastics. Thank you! blog.bccresearch.com/drowning-in-plastic

    12. Young Perspective 6 months ago | reply

      Thanks for posting under CC, this image has been used to illustrate an article about new carrier bag charges introduced in Scotland, the article will be available this evening at www.young-perspective.net - many thanks.

    13. julliagracia 2 months ago | reply

      Your articles are very well written and unique. plastic compounders

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