They could sense how bad it was from the stench of decay and putrefying flesh that emanated from the warehouse. "We found 20,000 more animals than anticipated," says Clifford Warwick, a reptile biologist and medical scientist based in England.
What is it about stairs that draws us to photograph them? People have always had a fascination with steps not only because they are functionally necessary to our daily lives, but also for the unintelligible draw they have on our psyche.
One year ago, Hong Kong's streets were shut down by pro-democracy activists who occupied them for 79 days in what became known as the "Umbrella Movement". The protests were led by students and other activists who took to the streets to voice their opposition to Beijing's plan to restrict elections for the leader of the semi-autonomous Chinese city.