sábado, 8 de octubre de 2011

WELCOME TO THE PEOPLE PLANET


A man walks on a pedestrian bridge overlooking traffic in Lagos, Nigeria, September 18, 2006. The Africities 4 summit aimed at tackling the problems of the continent's expanding cities and huge slums opened on Monday in Nairobi. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye


A man rides his bike in a bicycle shed near Central Station Amsterdam January 17, 2007. There are more bicycles than people in the Netherlands, where each resident clocks up an average of 917 km (573 miles) a year on two wheels. Flat as a pancake and densely populated, the Netherlands has tried to mitigate traffic congestion by encouraging its 16 million people to travel on their 18 million bikes. Amsterdam's central station has a multi-storey parking house for bikes and there are racks on every street corner. REUTERS/Koen van Weel


Children living at a dump site play in a toy house they constructed out of debris in Tondo, Metro Manila May 3, 2007.
REUTERS/Darren Whiteside


Sunbathers and roofed wicker beach chairs are seen along the beach on the bay of Travemuende, a popular holiday resort at the Baltic sea near the northern German city of Luebeck, August 5, 2007. REUTERS/Morris Mac Matzen


Painted satellite dishes designed by German artist Daniel Knipping are set up at an apartment building in Berlin's Schoeneberg district, June 14, 2010. REUTERS/Tobias Schwarz


A guest swims in the infinity pool of the Skypark that tops the Marina Bay Sands hotel towers in Singapore June 24, 2010. The Sands Skypark, which opened to the public on Thursday, features a 150-metre infinity pool overlooking Singapore's city skyline and Marina Bay, a public observation deck and a restaurant run by a celebrity chef. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash


Residents crowd in a swimming pool to escape the summer heat during a hot weather spell in Daying county of Suining, Sichuan province July 4, 2010. China is experiencing temperatures over 35 degrees Celsius (95 degrees Farhenheit) in at least 13 provinces and regions, according to the National Meteorological Center on Sunday. Picture taken July 4, 2010. REUTERS/Stringer


Children play in water pipes at a construction site on the banks of the Yamuna River in the northern Indian city of Allahabad July 26, 2010. REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash


North Koreans look at a Chinese boat for tourists on Yalu River near the North Korean town of Sinuiju July 27, 2010. REUTERS/Jacky Chen


High rise residential buildings are seen behind a slum in Mumbai July 20, 2010. India has Asia's third-largest economy and the increasing global clout that goes with it. It is already home to a quarter of the world's 20 most densely populated cities. One of them is Mumbai, where some 18 million people crowd into slums and skyscrapers, stretching the city's amenities and making it less attractive for investors. Picture taken July 20, 2010. To match story INDIA-URBANISATION/ released on August 3, 2010. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui


Seven-and-a-half-month old Tanisha Overbeeke smiles while resting on top of a leaf of the Victoria Amazonica at the Rotterdam Blijdorp Zoo September 1, 2010. Children could be photographed on top of the leaf, under the condition that they do not weigh more than 15 kg (33 lbs). The Victoria Amazonica blossoms over two nights producing flowers that are white on the first night, which then turn pinkish-red by the second night. Its leaf could have a diameter of up to two-and-a-half meters. REUTERS/Jerry Lampen


Students use their books to protect their heads during a earthquake drill inside a ground of the Paranaque National High School in Baclaran, Paranaque city, metro Manila February 22, 2011. A mild quake, recorded at magnitude 4.7 with a depth of 116km (72 miles) northwest of Batangas shook the Philippine capital Manila on Tuesday but did not cause any damage, a Philippines Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHILVOCS) official reported. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco


Students pose for a photo with a globe during a campaign to mark World Earth Day in a middle school in Dexing, Jiangxi province April 19, 2011. World Earth Day falls on April 22 every year. Picture taken April 19, 2011. REUTERS/China Daily


Boys sit in the trunk of a car while travelling on a street in Karachi May 15, 2011. The boys sat in the back as there was insufficient space inside the car. REUTERS/Athar Hussain


Buddhist novice monk Kyaw Thiha plays during heavy rainfall at Shin Ohtama Tharya monastery in Yangon May 31, 2011. Entering monkhood is a rite of passage for many Myanmar boys, although most of them spend a few days to a few months rather than as a lifetime commitment. The Sangha, as monks are collectively known in Myanmar, is a powerful social force in the country and is widely revered. They have also been politically active since the colonial times, calling for justice and democracy on behalf of the people. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun


A vessel traffic management operator guides vessels at the Port Operations Control Centre at Changi Naval Base in Singapore July 25, 2011. Singapore is the world's busiest port by vessel arrival tonnage with more than 127,000 vessels totaling 1.92 billion gross tons calling at its port last year, according to the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore. REUTERS/Tim Chong


Hundreds of commuters pack the Se central subway station during rush hour on August 12, 2003. The Se station was inaugurated in 1978 and is the largest station in the network, serving 150,000 passengers per hour. More than 1.5 million commuters use the subway in the South America's largest city every day. TPORT REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker




A Chinese man checks condoms at the AIDS-awareness display at an exhibition in Shanghai March 2, 2006. Last year, there were about 25,000 deaths from AIDS across China. In January, Beijing lowered, by about 30 percent, its estimate of the number of people living with HIV/AIDS, but warned against complacency, saying the figure was still rising with people unaware of the danger. REUTERS/Stringer


A view of a residential building in Shanghai June 10, 2009. Chinese urban property prices fell by 0.6 percent in May from a year earlier compared with a fall of 1.1 percent in the 12 months to April, the National Development and Reform Commission said on Wednesday. REUTERS/Aly Song


Indonesian Muslim women climb up a truck on a make-shift ladder on the way for prayers in Bojonegoro, East Java's province July 18, 2009. REUTERS/Beawiharta

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