20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Distant Future

Bricks play significant role as a construction material. But it causing deforestation. Brick burning contributes to environmental pollution, ecosystem damage and also to absorption of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere in higher quantities. Brick kilns have long term and short-term impacts on the environment. Hampering normal vegetation process, reducing crop production, deforestation etc. are short term effects while long-term impacts include ozone layer depletion, global warming, production of photochemical smog, reduction in land fertility, etc.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 12.2021
Date Uploaded: 11.2022
Photo Location: Savar, Bangladesh
Camera: Canon EOS 800D
Copyright: © Shohrab Hossain