Maisai Mara, Self Assignment, July 2013


A woman cutting a tree to use for charcoal. A study by the World... News PhotoAdult,Adults Only,Arts Culture and Entertainment,Black Color,Black Hair,Black Skirt,Casual Clothing,Celebrities,Coal,Color Image,Cuff Bracelet,Day,Flip-flop,Full Length,Graphic T-Shirt,Horizontal,Incidental People,Jewelry,Kenya,Looking At Camera,Narok,One Person,One Woman Only,Outdoors,People,Photography,Portrait,Short Sleeved,Skirt,Slipper,Tree,White Color,WomenPhotographer Collection: Contour Style 2013 Guillaume BonnNAROK, KENYA - OCTOBER 14: A woman cutting a tree to use for charcoal. A study by the World Wildlife Fund for Nature (WWF) and conducted by ILRI between 1989 and 2003 found that losses were as high as 95 percent for giraffes, 80 percent for warthogs, 76 percent for hartebeest, and 67 percent for impala. The study blames the loss of animals on increased human settlement in and around the reserve. The article claims, 'The study provides the most detailed evidence to date on the declines in the ungulate (hoofed animals) populations in the Mara and how this phenomenon is linked to the rapid expansion of human populations near the boundaries of the reserve. Photographed for Self Assignment on October 14, 2013 in Narok, Kenya. (Photo by Guillaume Bonn/Contour Style by Getty Images)