In the Southern part of the Namid Desert lies Sossusvlei, a dry salt lake surrounded by high sand dunes. The landscape is strikingly reddish-orange, due to high concentrations of iron and consequent oxidation processes. Fauna ranges from beetles, rodents and springboks to ostriches and even desert elephants. The most noticeable flora include Acacia trees and shrub-like plants.
From climate change protests to democratic uprisings against biased and violent authorities, it is clear that 2019 has been a pivotal year for citizens all over the world. It’s in this context that mobile app Agora launched its first#Photojournalism photo competition, with the objective to give photographers a way to shed light on specific issues.