Malaria, Piracy, and Sacred Water: Photographing Global Issues

Poverty is a main driver of both malaria and piracy. Hear National Geographic photographer John Stanmeyer talk about photographing these global issues, as well as his travels around the world to capture images of sacred water sites.

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