CSM Photo Archive 2012

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A man tends a garden on the site of a former garbage dump in favela... News PhotoAdult,Brazil,Environmental Issues,Favela,Former,Garbage,Garbage Dump,Horizontal,Human Interest,Men,Rio de Janeiro,Slum,Social IssuesPhotographer Collection: Christian Science Monitor 2012 The Christian Science MonitorRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - SEPTEMBER 14: A man tends a garden on the site of a former garbage dump in favela Vidigal, on September 14, 2012 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. For decades, this spot was a dumping ground, but for 7 years, a few locals have been creating an eco park here. Favelas are informal settlements, traditionally without electricity, water and sewage services. This favela is gentrifying and attracting foreigners. (Photo by Melanie Stetson Freeman/The Christian Science Monitor via Getty Images)