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An elderly man gathers oranges in California’s citrus growing belt.

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Locals catch Nile perch and carry water from Lake Albert.

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Locals carry bucket loads of tiny carpenter fish from Lake Albert.

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A forklift loads walnut logs into a trailer on a far. Walnut logs being loaded at the Ceresco farm.

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Logging, fires and charcoal, are detrimental to the miambo woodland forest that comprises the ‘buffer zone’ between Gorongosa National Park and the Mt. Gorongosa range in Mozambique, Africa.

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Cole Sartore work on the Lewis-Syford house, one of the oldest homes in Lincoln, circa 1879.

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A man uses a chainsaw to cut a log in Ceresco, Nebraska.

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A mason works to instal a rough-faced block foundation.

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A mason works to instal a rough-faced block foundation for a barn.

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At Megahertz quality-control lab a technician scans for defects in electronic equipment. The company is one of 1,700 high-tech firms centered on the Wasatch Front in Utah.

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An aloe plant in an aloe field, where many of the workers are resident aliens, Mexican citizens with green cards allowing them to work in the United States. The aloe leaves will be processed into ointments, cosmetics, and beverages after harvest.

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Ranch hands pack bales of hay for winter in Modac County, California.

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A lamb leaps up after being relieved of his tail for better sanitation purposes by Bureau of Land Management workers on federal grazing lands in southern Wyoming.

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Miners masked against sun and cold carve up the land in search of borax in Chile’s Atacama desert.

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A researcher from the Texas Marine Mammal Stranding Network photographs dead bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) washed up from the Gulf of Mexico in a research effort to determine what killed the animals.

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Vietnamese teenagers search for oysters with hands and feet to earn pocket money.

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A group of fisherman cleaning lake trout (Salvelinus namaycush) at Lake Pend Oreille, Idaho.

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A group of fisherman cleaning lake trout (Salvelinus namaycush) at Lake Pend Oreille, Idaho.

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Biologists tag a male bobolink (Dolichonyx oryzivorus) in Nebraska. They will put tiny geolocators, which track sun intensity as well as sunrise and sunset, the birds’ backs. When the birds are recaptured (months from now) and the data is downloaded and used to calculate the birds’ migratory route. The species winters in South America, but little is known of its specific route.

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Mexican laborers build a border wall near Alamo, Texas.

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Mexican laborers constructing the border wall that separate the United States from Mexico near Alamo, Texas.

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