November 24, 2014 3:59 AM EST

Today’s daily Photojournalism Links collection highlights Fritz Hoffman‘s work on America’s major hazardous waste sites, known as Superfund sites. The Superfund program is a government initiative that was created in 1980 to address the nation’s most environmentally toxic locations after a scandal at Love Canal. There are more than 1,700 of these sites and, despite more than $40 billion of taxpayer money spent on cleanup efforts, at least 1,300 of them are reportedly still contaminated. Around one in six Americans, or some 49 million people, live within three miles of these sites, often without ever realizing it. Hoffman’s photographs offer a compelling look at this environmental issue.


Fritz Hoffman: Wasteland (National Geographic)

Diego Ibarra Sanchez: Pakistani Refugees Are Streaming Into Afghanistan (The New York Times) These photographs show how the flood of refugees from Afghanistan to Pakistan has been turned on its head.

Dominic Bracco II: Aqui Vivimos (Burn Magazine) Bracco’s project on Honduras, one of the most violent countries in the world, was a finalist for Burn magazine’s Emerging Photographer Fund.

The Salt of the Earth – official trailer (YouTube) Trailer for Wim Wenders’ and Juliano Ribeiro Salgado’s eagerly anticipated documentary on Sebastião Salgado.

Scout Tufankjian (The Armenian Weekly) The photographer interviewed about documenting Armenian communities around the world for her Armenian Diaspora Project.


Photojournalism Links is a compilation of the most interesting photojournalism found on the web, curated by Mikko Takkunen, Associate Photo Editor at TIME. Follow him on Twitter @photojournalism.


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