Featured in the 2019 photo of the environmental problems of the world

• Featured in the 2019 photo of the environmental problems of the world

Featured in the 2019 photo of the environmental problems of the world

The best works of the photo contest Environmental Photographer - 2019. The participants tried to draw attention to environmental issues

British charity CIWEM announced the winners of the annual competition of the photos Environmental Photographer of the Year. Take part in it were photographers from around the world by both professionals and amateurs. The main thing is that their work reflects the importance of environmental and social issues.

According to the contest, the pictures should be modern, creative and resonant, and it is important that they inspire people to care about the environment.

Featured in the 2019 photo of the environmental problems of the world

The prize in the category "Water, equality and sustainability" (Water Scarcity) got shot Frederick darsi titled "Lack of water". Kenyan small boy forced to drink from puddles, because next to the village there are no other sources to quench their thirst.

Featured in the 2019 photo of the environmental problems of the world

The prize in the category "Water, equality and sustainability" (Water Scarcity) got shot Frederick darsi titled "Lack of water". Kenyan small boy forced to drink from puddles, because next to the village there are no other sources to quench their thirst.

First place in the competition took a snapshot of the Indian photographer Shanta Kumar "The tide comes into the house" (Hightide Enters Home). Photo, designed to show the dangers of global warming, has been made in the streets of Mumbai.

Featured in the 2019 photo of the environmental problems of the world

The photographer Sean Gallagher in the picture "Tuvalu under upflow" imprinted fallen trees on the beach in Tuvalu. Trees are washed waves inside atoll lagoons Funafuti. According to the author of the picture, eroded land has always been a problem for the country, but the problems are exacerbated as rising sea levels.

Featured in the 2019 photo of the environmental problems of the world

Photo "The remains of the forest" (Remains of the Forest), marked in the "Climate and Energy", tells the tragic story of the forest Hambach in Germany. Once the existing nearly 12 000 years the forest was the size of Manhattan, but now only 10% is left of him. The territory of the forest purchased energy company that is looking for brown coal.

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Featured in the 2019 photo of the environmental problems of the world

The youngest participant, received the award in the competition, was the photographer Neville Ngomane Kgaugelo. The jury noted his work "Desperate Measures" (Desperate Measures), where people cut down the horn from a rhino to save it from poachers.

Featured in the 2019 photo of the environmental problems of the world

The prize in the category "Urban Ecology" was shot Eliud Gil Samaniego "Dirty New Year" (Polluted New Year). Photo made by January 1, 2018. On that day, the city of Mexicali, in the words of the photographer, was one of the most polluted cities in the world because of the pyrotechnics, climate, geographical location, industry and cars.

Featured in the 2019 photo of the environmental problems of the world

"The weariness of sleep" (Sleep Fatigue) - Bangladesh. Woman sleeping on the dirty side of the river.

Featured in the 2019 photo of the environmental problems of the world

"Plastic quarry" (The Plastic Quarry) - Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, West Africa. A boy plays with a snapshot with a plastic bag. Annually produces about 380 million tons of plastic in the world.

Featured in the 2019 photo of the environmental problems of the world

"The lungs of the Earth" (Lungs of the Earth) - Somerset, United Kingdom. Photographer Ian Wade shot trees at night with a slow shutter speed, and four LED spotlights. According to him, the final image shows the trees in all their splendor.

Featured in the 2019 photo of the environmental problems of the world

"Invisible" - Sisdol, Nepal. In the photo scavenger, has merged with the dump, located near Kathmandu. Overflowing landfill, which was conceived as a temporary, working since 2005.

Featured in the 2019 photo of the environmental problems of the world

"daily work Line" - Dhaka, Bangladesh. Thousands of poor people in Bangladesh every year come to Dhaka to find work. Many are forced to do hard labor.

Featured in the 2019 photo of the environmental problems of the world

"Sweet Dreams" - Burkina Faso. Schoolgirl from Burkina Faso asleep on the table in its class. The region in which it lives, suffering severe drought. However, due to global warming, it came torrential rains.

Featured in the 2019 photo of the environmental problems of the world

"Sewing Network" - Vietnam. With the reduction in fish catching methods of their populations become even more extreme. On the web image that destroy the marine environment.

Featured in the 2019 photo of the environmental problems of the world

"Rubbish" - Istanbul, Turkey. The water is purified in the Bosphorus, the project Zero Waste Blue.

Featured in the 2019 photo of the environmental problems of the world

Then come the photos that received high marks of the jury. "Blue" (Blue)

Featured in the 2019 photo of the environmental problems of the world

"Tired of sleeping on the bridge" (Tired sleep on the bridge)

Featured in the 2019 photo of the environmental problems of the world

"Shark" (Sharks)

Featured in the 2019 photo of the environmental problems of the world

"Footprints in the mud" (Footmarks on silt)

Featured in the 2019 photo of the environmental problems of the world

"Lack of water" (Lack Of Water)

Featured in the 2019 photo of the environmental problems of the world

"Change for the green" (Go For Green)