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Uyghur protest in Washington DC, United States, July 2009

Uyghur protest in Washington DC, United States, July 2009

Taken on 2009-07-10

A anti-China protest in Washington DC following the July 2009 Urumqi riots in China.

Source: Malcolm Brown

Uploaded by kirstieb on 2016-06-18

US Marines Undergo Firefighting Training at Miramar Base

US Marines Undergo Firefighting Training at Miramar Base

Taken on 2009-06-13

'Aircraft Rescue Firefighting Marines aboard Marine Corps Air Station Miramar begin to combat fires during a simulated fire exercise at the ARFF Training Pit here. Constant communication helped them put out the fires as safely and quickly as possible June 13-14.'

Source: Manuel F. Guerrero, U.S. Marine Corps

Uploaded by SamiGoat on 2014-08-05

USA - Reaper Drone Run

USA - Reaper Drone Run

Taken on 2008-08-07

The General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper (formerly named Predator B) is an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) capable of remote controlled or autonomous flight operations, developed by General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) primarily for the United States Air Force. The MQ-9 is the first hunter-killer UAV designed for long-endurance, high-altitude surveillance.

Source: U.S. Air Force photo by Paul Ridgeway

Uploaded by SamiGoat on 2014-02-20

Laysan Albatross Chicks Deluged by Marine Debris, Midway Atoll, United States, 2008

Laysan Albatross Chicks Deluged by Marine Debris, Midway Atoll, United States, 2008

Taken on 2008-06-03

Habit with Laysan albatross chicks and marine debris. Location: Midway Atoll, Spit Island.

Source: Forest & Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii, Image 080603-5640

Uploaded by SamiGoat on 2014-09-05

Free Tibet Rally Outside Chinese Consulate; San Francisco, USA, Mar 2008

Free Tibet Rally Outside Chinese Consulate; San Francisco, USA, Mar 2008

Taken on 2008-03-17

A Free Tibet rally outside the Chinese consulate in San Francisco, California, on March 17, 2008. This rally took place during a period of unrest in March-April 2008 in Tibet that led to a wide-scale Chinese government crackdown in the region. On April 5 2008, the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) stated that during the aforementioned crackdown the Chinese authorities arrested over 2,300 Tibetans from various parts of Tibet. According to the Tibetan Government in Exile, more than 140 people were also killed.

Source: Peter M/Flickr

Uploaded by Alison Cooke on 2015-11-16

Burma Protest, Chicago USA, September 2007

Burma Protest, Chicago USA, September 2007

Taken on 2007-09-28

Protest march to Chinese embassy in Chicago.

Source: Alan Chan/Wikipedia

Uploaded by mfa1988 on 2014-10-10

Free Burma Banner ,Portland USA, September 2007

Free Burma Banner ,Portland USA, September 2007

Taken on 2007-09-24

For the last week, thousands of Burmese monks have marched against the repressive Burmese military regime in cities across that nation. This is the largest public demonstration against the junta in nearly 20 years. As the Alliance of All Burmese Buddhist Monks march, chant, and overturn their almsbowls (patam nikkujjana kamma), refusing to accept donations from members of the military regime.

Source: Jan van Raay/Wikipedia

Uploaded by mfa1988 on 2014-10-10

Hurricane Dean

Hurricane Dean

Taken on 2007-08-20

Hurricane Dean on August 20 at approximately 1841 UTC. This image was produced from data from NOAA-18, provided by NOAA.

Source: NOAA

Uploaded by MicroscopeLens on 2014-06-11

A Message from a Oklahoma City Bombing Rescue Tea, Oklahoma, 2007

A Message from a Oklahoma City Bombing Rescue Tea, Oklahoma, 2007

Taken on 2007-07-23

Rescue Team 5 remembers the victims who died in the bombing. A rescue team left a message during rescue efforts in the aftermath of bombing.

Source: Wikipedia/Grant985

Uploaded by mfa1988 on 2014-07-07

Candle Vigil for Falun Gong; Washington, USA, July 2007

Candle Vigil for Falun Gong; Washington, USA, July 2007

Taken on 2007-07-20

A candle vigil is held for practitioners of Falun Gong in front of the Washington Monument in Washington, DC. This commemorated the anniversary of the persecution of those who practice Falun Gong.

Source: longtrekhome/Flickr

Uploaded by Alison Cooke on 2016-04-09

Tropical Storm Andrea

Tropical Storm Andrea

Taken on 2007-05-10

Subtropical Storm Andrea had weakened into a subtropical depression off the Florida coast when this image was taken by NASA's Aqua Satellite on May 10, 2007. The smoke plume from a major fire near the Florida/Georgia border is also visible in this image.

Source: NASA

Uploaded by MicroscopeLens on 2014-06-11

Oiled Pelican

Oiled Pelican

Taken on 2007-05-08

Governor Bobby Jindal travelled to Grand Isle to meet with local officials today and surveyed oil impacts on the coast and view current dredging operations in East Grand Terre. Oiled pelicans came onshore. Staff on the tour immediately dispatched the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries to rescue the pelicans and take them to be cleaned and treated for any injuries. The brown pelican is Louisiana’s state bird, only recently removed from the endangered species list. Photos courtesy of Governor Jindal’s office.

Source: Wikipedia/Louisiana GOHSEP

Uploaded by mfa1988 on 2014-07-13

US military helicopter in Training Fire Exercise, Virginia USA, Mar 2007

US military helicopter in Training Fire Exercise, Virginia USA, Mar 2007

Taken on 2007-03-02 *

H-1 Upgrades Test Pilot, Capt. Mark Angersbach, launches a pair of 2.75 inch rockets from UH-1Y #1 at Fort A.P. Hill Va. during the final phase of Rocket Ingestion and Accuracy testing on the Y model. Maj. Eldon Metzger took the co-pilot's seat on this flight after having previously fired his portion of the 356 total rockets launched by the test team over a two-week span. An American military helicopter [Marines UH-1Y Huey], similar to the one in the photo, crashed after carrying out relief work following a massive earthquake on 12 May. Eight soldiers- two Nepalese and six American- were killed.

Source: Wikipedia

Uploaded by supriyaa on 2015-05-15

President Bush Welcomes Sudanese Rebel Leader to Oval Office; Washington DC, U.S., July 2006

President Bush Welcomes Sudanese Rebel Leader to Oval Office; Washington DC, U.S., July 2006

Taken on 2006-07-25

President Bush welcomes Minni Minnawi to the Oval Office during a visit to discuss the situation in Darfur.

Source: White House photo by Kimberlee Hewitt.

Uploaded by Improbability on 2015-06-21

Sign from 'Save Darfur' rally; New York, U.S.A., April 2006

Sign from 'Save Darfur' rally; New York, U.S.A., April 2006

Taken on 2006-04-30

Sign from a 'Save Darfur' rally, taken on the 30th of April 2006. Rally organised by the 'Save Darfur Coalition'.

Source: Katmere, Flickr

Uploaded by Improbability on 2015-06-21

Post-Katrina Devastation

Post-Katrina Devastation

Taken on 2005-09-05

Devastation following hurricane Katrina.

Source: News Muse

Uploaded by mfa1988 on 2014-01-29

Warning for Looters

Warning for Looters

Taken on 2005-09-01

A warning for potential looters in the anarchy that followed Hurricane Katrina.

Source: News Muse

Uploaded by mfa1988 on 2014-01-29

American Army Engineers Test Soil During Bruin Lagoon Cleanup, Pennsylvania USA, 2004

American Army Engineers Test Soil During Bruin Lagoon Cleanup, Pennsylvania USA, 2004

Taken on 2004-06-11

Drilling operations to verify the status of the Bruin Lagoon hazardous waste cleanup. This site was contaminated with heavy metals, sulfuric acid and crude oil waste. It was stabilized under 'Superfund' Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act; this picture is of engineers drilling out a soil sample to check its condition.

Source: US Army corps of engineers

Uploaded by SamiGoat on 2015-02-27

Ariel Sharon, Defense Meeting, Washington, 2002

Ariel Sharon, Defense Meeting, Washington, 2002

Taken on 2002-05-06

State of Israel Prime Minister, Ariel Sharon, pictured during a defense meeting held at the Pentagon in Washington, District of Columbia (DC).

Source: Wikipedia/HELENE C. STIKKEL (DOD)

Uploaded by mfa1988 on 2014-08-31

Wreckage of the World Trade Centre; New York City, United States of America, September 2001

Wreckage of the World Trade Centre; New York City, United States of America, September 2001

Taken on 2001-09-17

The image shows the wreckage of 6, 7, and 1 World Trade Centre on 17 September, six days after the terrorist attacks by the Islamic terrorist group al-Qaeda occurred.

Source: United States Navy

Uploaded by Alison Cooke on 2016-08-18

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