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The ancient town of Hasankeyf with the remains of the 7th century Aturqid bridge spanning the Trigris river. The town as well as the bridge will be flooded by the Ilisu dam. © Micah Garen & Marie-Helene Carleton

Deep Divide

Damming the Tigris River will give Turkey renewable energy – and flood two hundred villages and archaeological sites in the Kurdish heartland.

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A poppy farmer in Marja who came to the government center to sign up for a USAID Cash for Work program that gives military-age men licit employment opportunities. Afghanistan supplies 90 percent of the world’s opium, according to a report by the United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime.

Afghanistan Photography

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Wal-Mart’s Hard Sell

Wal-Mart’s Hard Sell

Photographs by Marie-Hélène Carleton

Article by Jonathan Birchall

Published January 13-14, 2007

Read the full article on FinacialTimes.com 

Watch the audio slideshow here

See the original photographs here

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Iraq: Must cultural Heritage be a Casualty of War?

Iraq: Must cultural Heritage be a Casualty of War?

Article and Photographs by Micah Garen

Published December, 2006

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Cluster Bombs in Southern Lebanon

In southern Lebanon, cluster bombs are the most serious threat facing the civilian population.

This video aired on The New York Times website in October 2006.

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New Concern Over Fate Of Iraqi Antiquities

New Concern Over Fate Of Iraqi Antiquities

Article by Micah Garen and Marie-Hélène Carleton

Published on September 9, 2006

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The ancient town of Hasankeyf with the remains of the 7th century Aturqid bridge spanning the Trigris river. The town as well as the bridge will be flooded by the Ilisu dam. © Micah Garen & Marie-Helene Carleton

Lebanon Photography

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Dead muskrat in flooded area in Cameron Parish Louisiana, September 27, 2005

Katrina

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American Hostage

American Hostage

“An astonishing read. What unfolds from the terrifying drama of Micah Garen’s kidnapping by Iraqi militants is a complete surprise: a moving, sympathetic portrait of Iraq and its people struggling against the chaos unleashed by the American liberation. American Hostage …

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The Looting of the Iraq Museum Baghdad

The Looting of the Iraq Museum Baghdad

Edited by Angela M. H. Schuster and Milbry Polk, Foreword by Donny George, Introduction by William R. Polk

Includes the essay, “Erasing The Past: Looting of Archaeological Sites in Southern Iraq” by Micah Garen and Marie-Helene Carleton.

Purchase here

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