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· August, 2012

Stories about Photography from August, 2012

Turkmenistan: Goodbye August, Month of Melons

August is the month of melons in Turkmenistan where expansive steppe lands yield some of the tastiest crop known to mankind. Turkmen Melon Day, celebrated since 1994, is one of...

Puerto Rico: Dancing through the Lens of Heriberto Castro

Photographer and blogger Heriberto Castro talks about his blog En la punta del pie, a site dedicated to the world of body movement. He hopes to provide a place to...

Egypt: Change at Sidi Gaber Station, Alexandria

East Timor: Return Trip of an Indonesian

Cape Verde: “A Real Hell for Stray Animals”

Kazakhstan: The Beauty of Altai Mountains

Saudi Arabia: Ramadan Documentary

Puerto Rico: Social Media's ‘No’ Campaign Wins Big in Referendum

"140 characters focused so hard on raising awareness among people that today they broke the machinery put together by money. The NO won!!!" - A netizen reacts to the campaign's...

Guinea-Bissau: “Our Culture” in Photos

East Timor: Hundreds of Resistance-Related Images on Facebook

Korean Protester Being Chased and Beaten by Japanese Right Wing Groups and Gangsters

Puerto Rico: An “Activated” Space for School Athletics

Photojournalist José Jiménez talks about his project, Activao, an online space dedicated exclusively to covering school athletics in Puerto Rico. Going beyond being a specialized medium for sports, the project...

Hollywood's Next Go-To Enemies: North Korea and China

Kazakhstan: Olympic Veterans and New Champions

Bangladesh: The Yard & The Manimals

North Korea: First Lady Spotted With A Luxury, ‘Dior’ Handbag

Nepal: Gaijatra Gay Pride Festival In Pokhara

Philippines: Floods Hit Metro Manila and Nearby Provinces

Strong rains caused huge floods in many parts of Metro Manila and nearby provinces in the Luzon Island of the Philippines. Manila-based Global Voices editor Mong Palatino gathers photos from...

UK: Taking on ‘Brandalism’

Bangladesh, USA: 5000 Miles Bicycle Ride For Climate Awareness

This summer two activists from Bangladesh are riding on a tandem bike to collect and measure the amount of plastic and other waste they come across during their 5000 miles...

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