1994 Mount Altai, Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, China. A dancer arrives at a traditional Kazakh wedding on horseback.
2000 Midi-Pyrenees, France. A little girl plays on a carpet in the mountains.
1993 Orta Hisar, Turkey. A villager harvests apricots in an orchard.
1996 Near Phnom Penh, Cambodia. A woman gathers medicinal plants from the marshland around the Mekong river.
2000 Pyrenees Animal Park, France. A visit from a cute marmot at the animal park.
2007 Forest of Vincennes, Paris. Two swans share green wheat shoots, scattered on the lake as part of a ritual to celebrate the Iranian new year.
1996 Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Children collect rubbish from a huge dump outside the city to resell – the only way to raise money to feed their families.
1997 Caspian Sea. Oil pollutes the water of the world’s largest inland sea.
1997 Turkmenistan, near the Caspian Sea. Two girls dance, while behind them, toxic black smoke from a car tyre factory pollutes the air.
1997 Seitovka, Volga Delta, Russia. Brothers wear gas masks to protect them from radio-active pollution, a result of nuclear weapons testing in the 1980s. Their sister? The goverment didn’t give young children masks.
1991 South of Alexandria, Egypt. One of the world’s greatest rivers, the Nile, has been polluted by factory waste and fertilisers that poison the river’s fish.