A Rwandan policeman washes his hands in a stream after helping a group to plant trees in Giti Cy’inyoni
A convoy of caravans carrying 229 African farmers, pastoralists, members of women’s groups, youth and other community activists from 10 African countries has travelled more than 7,000km (4,350 miles) on a campaigning road trip. The ‘caravanites’ made the journey from Burundi to the UN climate change conference in Durban, South Africa, to raise awareness of global warming.
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National Geographic, December 1973
Toad River Valley, Canada
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Satellite picture of the Great Lakes on a cloudless day in late August 2011.