Curated by Mikko Takkunen, a collection of the most interesting photojournalism and documentary photography from across the web.
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Daniel Berehulak: The Perils of Poor Sanitation in India (New York Times) Poor sanitation in India may afflict well-fed children with malnutrition
Luke Duggleby: Inside the illegal dog-meat trade (CNN Photo blog) Luke Duggleby’s photos take viewers inside Southeast Asia’s illegal dog-meat trade. Duggleby, who traveled to Thailand, Laos and Vietnam for the story, documents a business that is estimated to include hundreds of thousands of dogs per year
Ian Teh: The Strait of Malacca : The Crossroads of the World (Agence Vu) Malesia
GMB Akash: Hell for Leather (Panos Pictures) Bangladesh tanneries
Sayed Asif Mahmud: Inside Bangladesh’s Cheap Cigarette Factories (TIME LightBox) Project documenting the many hazards facing workers in Bangladesh’s cheap tobacco factories
Selvaprakash Lakshmanan: Fishing in South India’s Troubled Waters (New York Times Lens blog) A regional conflict between traditional South Indian fisherman and the government of Sri Lanka exposes deep environmental problems in the globalized economy