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14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Ethiopian Village

The photo I chose was from a recent trip to Ethiopia. The photo consists of an Ethiopian village with a herder featured. The major environmental issues facing Ethiopia include deforestation, soil erosion and depletion of nutrients in the soil which, in parts of the northern highlands, are leading to a worrying increase in desertification which makes herding that much harder.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 02.2014
Date Uploaded: 11.2016
Photo Location: Ethiopia
Copyright: © Aaron Hill