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      Map of countries with no (permanent) rivers.

      They are:

      Sovereign states:
      Bahamas
      Bahrain
      Comoros
      Kiribati
      Kuwait
      Maldives
      Malta
      Marshall Islands
      Monaco
      Nauru
      Oman
      Qatar
      Saudi Arabia
      Tonga
      Tuvalu
      UAE
      Vatican City
      Yemen

      Dependencies and other territories:
      Anguilla
      Bermuda
      British Indian Ocean Territory
      Cayman Islands
      Christmas Island
      Cocos (Keeling) Islands
      Easter Island
      Gibraltar
      Niue
      Norfolk Island
      Pitcairn Islands
      Saint Barthélemy
      Saint Martin
      Tokelau
      Wallis and Futuna


      Map by reddit user darth_stroyer.

      From Brilliant maps

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      Matt Emmett won the 2016 Arcaid Images Architectural Photography Award at this year’s World Architecture Festival. The yearly Arcaid competition scopes out the sharpest shooters in architectural photography, in recognition of expertise and challenging norms in the artistic medium.

      Out of 20 shortlisted entries, Emmett ultimately won the Arcaid jury’s favor with his photo of the East London Water Works Company’s 1868 covered reservoir in Finsbury Park, London.

      From here

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      Glacial melt, Skafta River, Iceland.

      Photo by Benjamin Grant

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      Aerial picture of tailings – the waste and byproducts from mining operations – pumped into the Gribbens Basin next to the Empire and Tilden iron ore mines in Negaunee, Michigan, USA.

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      Photo by Benjamin Grant

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      Pictures of the pollutants on the surface of the fetid Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn, New York.

      The body of water – one of the most polluted in the US – is getting a $506 million (£344 million) detox after being used as an industrial dumping ground for more than a century. “The mud is up to three metres deep and has the consistency of thick mayonnaise,” says Walter Mugdan, superfund division director at the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), which is overseeing the cleanup.

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      Steven Hirsch

      From here and there

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