857-94810 - A female sumatran elephant poses on a stump in an enclosure at an elephant rescue center in north Sumatra. While many of the elephants were rescued from being labor animals, they are still kept in less than ideal conditions.
857-94812 - A female Sumatran elephant stretches while bathing in a river in north Sumatra, Indonesia. Many of these elephants were rescued from being labor animals, but are still kept in less than ideal conditions.
857-94811 - A family of Sumatran elephants bathe in a river in north Sumatra, Indonesia. Many of these elephants were rescued from being labor animals, but are still kept in less than ideal conditions.
857-94641 - The Muni Seva Ashram in Goraj, near Vadodara, India, is a tranquil haven of humanitarian care. The Ashram is hugely sustainable, next year it will be completely carbon neutral. Its first solar panels were installed in 1984, long before climate change was on anyones agenda. Their energy is provided from solar panels, and wood grown on the estate. Waste food and animal manure is turned inot biogas to run the estates cars and also used for cooking. Solar cookers are also used, and the air conditioning for the hospital is solar run. 70 % of the food used is grown on the estate. They provide an orphanage, schools for all ages, vocational training, care for the elderly, a specialist cancer hospital withstate of the art machinary, and even have a solar crematorium. This shot shows solar panels that focus the suns rays on heat exchangers to boil oil, which is then sent down to the kitchens below to heat the cookers.