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by Pierre Torset from his “Shipbreaking” project

“Shipbreaking is a controversial industry.

It used to be a highly mechanized operation, concentrated in industrialized countries. But in order to maximize profits, in the 80s ship owners began sending their vessels to the scrap yards of India (Alang), Pakistan or Bangladesh, where salary, health, safety and working standards are minimal, and workers are desperate for work”

– Pierre Torset

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by Sergey Gorshkov from his blogpost

“Our fathers had been poisoned Arctic. In our best to leave it to our children a little bit cleaner”

– Sergey Gorshkov

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by Anthony Hamboussi from his “Newtown Creek” book

“What we see in the “Newtown Creek” is a microcosm of what happens to the land use in cities during their transformation from a major hub of industrial activity to a secondary but necessary series of spaces, which function and serve the city hidden from our view. One of the effects of this transformation is what the industry left behind, pollution, but it also left a rich and intriguing history for us to unravel, understand and learn from”.

– Anthony Hamboussi

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by Rini Hartman from his flickr

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by Alex Senson from his flickr
“The birds get spooked, they fly towards the cloud to investigate, Stelco, Hamilton waterfront, Ontario Canada”
– Alex Senson