Ten stunning images from the 2014 Environmental Photographer of the Year competition.Click below to launch the image gallery
a photo of a tall solar tower surrounded by solar panels
a family portrait of an Indian couple and their four children
a photo of a woman collecting rainwater from a flooded field which remains parched and cracked beneath the water
a photo of Buddhist monks wrapping a tree with orange sheets amidst a desolate fire ravaged forest
a black and white photo of a flooded house and trees
a photo of seated women wit Vietnamese straw hats making vast blue fishing nets
a photo of a young African man stood in a vast wasteland next to his bicycle
a photo of a piece of disembodied road hanging on the top of coastal cliff face with bungalows and beach in the distance.
a photo of ruined building with a modern skyscraper city in the distance
a photo of two bare breasted African tribeswomen in a supermarket aisle
It also designed to enhance the understanding of the causes, consequences and solutions to climate change and social inequality and is now one of the fastest growing photographic competitions in the world.
The Prizes, which will include the £5,000 Atkins CIWEM Environmental Photographer of the Year, film and cityscape categories and a Forestry Commission solo exhibition opportunity, will be announced on June 24 2014.
Works go on show at the Royal Geographical Society in London from June 23 – July 42014, followed by a tour to forest venues nationally, supported by Forestry Commission England, beginning at Grizedale Forest Visitor Centre, Cumbria from July 19 – November 2 2014.
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