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The Environmental Photographer of the Year Jury Chose the Best Photos of 2021

12.11.2021
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The winners of the Environmental Photographer of the Year were named during the UN Conference. For 14 years, the jury of the competition has chosen the most important and impressive shots that raise awareness of climate change.

A child sleeps in the ruins of a home eroded by rising sea levels on a beach in Togo

In 2021, the winner was Antonio Aragón Renuncio from Spain. He photographed a child sleeping in a destroyed beach house in Togo. The image sheds light on the increase of the sea levels in West Africa, which has forced thousands of people to flee their homes.

Amaan Ali from India was named the best young photographer. He photographed a boy putting out a fire near his house in New Delhi. According to local residents, forest fires are common in the area due to unfavorable living conditions.

Another winner was Michele Lapini. The photographer captured the aftermath of the Panaro River flood near Modena. The flood happened due to heavy rains, turning the landscape into a gray canvas.

The competition also awarded Ashraful Islam, who showed how a herd of sheep in Bangladesh searches for grass among drought-cracked soil.

The jury was also impressed by the symbolic photograph taken by Kevin Ochieng Onyango. On it, a boy inhales air from a plant while a sandstorm looms at him in the background.

Another winner was Sandipani Chattopadhyay, who showed algae bloom in the Damodar River in India. The situation has become threatening due to irregular monsoons and prolonged drought. Due to flowering, living organisms in the river receive little oxygen and die.

Other photographs awarded for the competition include a fur seal caught on a fishing hook in Mexico, a child at a plastic bottle recycling plant, and women walking to fetch drinking water in Bangladesh.

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