July 4, 2015

July 4, 2015

Brick World

Photograph by Aditya Varma, National Geographic Your Shot

Bricks surround a young child in Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, India. The country’s brick industry is particularly harsh on both its workers—who suffer dangerous conditions under much criticized labor practices—and the environment, consuming around 24 million tons of coal annually.

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Pramod Upadhyay
Pramod Upadhyay

Feel like crying, the girl is totally unaware how unfair we have been to her.

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