Photo essay of Soviet pollution
From Vilnius to Vladivostok, across more than eight million square miles, a beleaguered environment bears witness to a legacy of irresponsibility, says photographer Gerd Ludwig.
In 1992, Ludwig spent five months on a photo assignment for National Geographic to document the pollution legacy of the former Soviet Union. Some of the photos are now available in a web-based photo essay linked below.
© Faversham House Ltd 2023 edie news articles may be copied or forwarded for individual use only. No other reproduction or distribution is permitted without prior written consent.