The worlds most spectacular run. It’s said to be one of the worlds most spectacular ultramarathons. The Copper Canyon Ultramarathon, also called Caballo Blanco Ultramarathon, is held every February in Urique, Mexico. About 70 foreign ultra-marathoners compete against Tarahumaras in a 80 km long run.
Norwegian food waste could feed 1 million persons every year. Containers both in homes and stores around in Norway are filled every day with delicious food for thousands of norwegian kroner. The easter holiday and christmas holiday are the worst periods of the year.
During the 22 days of war in 1400 Palestinians were killed and 5000 were injured. 400 of the deceased and 1890 of the injured were children. 5000 homes, 16 government buildings and 20 mosques were destroyed. 25000 homes were damaged.
Keshari’s life. For 10 years Maoists armed to their teeth prowled Nepal’s remote Himalayan trails dodging attacks from army helicopters. Today, five years after a peace accord ended the insurgency, tourists armed with cameras and water purification tablets are following in the rebels’ footsteps.
A window on Iraq. In this set of images from Basra, Iraq’s second largest city, I captured life through the window of my car.
One woman every minute. 48 million women give each year birth without any professional assistance and even without having received any checkups during pregnancy. In Ethiopia 94% give birth with no skilled birth attendant, in Bangladesh 76%. As a result, 1,000 women and 2,000 babies die every day from birth complications which could be easily prevented. One woman every minute – die as a result of pregnancy.