Earth has no shortage of environmental problems and situational changes that need to be photographed and documented. Global warming, declining habitats, and endangered species all vie to alert awareness to their rapidly changing statuses. With newspaper and magazine readership numbers in steep decline, more photographers turn to the Internet as a vehicle for publishing their images. Photographs from newsworthy occurrences are now uploaded within minutes of the event actually happening to a content-hungry virtual audience. Quality is often less a consideration than timeliness.
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