Yellow-billed kites search for scrap along Hann Bay in Dakar. Hann Bay used to be known as one of the most beautiful bays in West Africa, lined with traditional fishing villages, villas and tourist attractions. For the last 20 years it has been at the centre of Dakar’s industrialisation and is now one of the city’s most polluted areas, with canals spilling raw sewage and chemicals on to the beach and into the sea
Picture by John Wessels, taken for AFP/Getty Images.
Image captured by John Wessels and published by AFP/Getty Images.