Air Pollution Portraits, Hong Kong

The following Hong Kong people are wearing a gas mask to protest the high levels of roadside air pollution in the city.

- School girl, Causeway Bay.

- Bus stop girl, Causeway Bay.

- Street sweeper, Causeway Bay.

- 'Beat the tiger' porpor, Causeway Bay.

- Construction worker, Wan Chai.

- Newspaper vendor, Wan Chai.

- Newspaper vendor, Wan Chai.

Despite the clean southwesterly blowing right now, down in the canyons of Wan Chai and Causeway Bay the air is as filthy as ever.

These photos are part of a larger set that I took today for the Hong Kong Clean Air Network.


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