Primitive furnaces in the East Kolkata Wetlands near Bantala burn scrap leather from handbag factories, Kolkata, India. The furnaces belch out thick smoke day in and day out, contributing to Kolkata's poor air quality.
Photo ID: Brett-Cole-India-04378
Photo size: 18.1 Mpixels (51.9 MB uncompressed) - 5214x3476 pixels (17.3x11.5 in / 44.1x29.4 cm at 300 ppi)
Photo keywords: air pollution, Calcutta, conservation, Dhapa, East Calcutta Wetlands, environment, fire, furnace, India, Kolkata, leather, pollution, poverty, recycling, smoke, wetland, work