Indians dominate Environmental Photographer of the Year 2021 award

The 2021 winners of the Environmental Photographer of the Year have been announced at the COP26 climate summit.

Celebrating humanity’s ability to survive and innovate, the competition is organised by environmental and water management charity Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management.

Here are the winners of this year's award:

Inferno

This picture captured by Amaan Ali captures a boy fighting fires in Yamuna Ghat, New Delhi, India. 

(Image credit: Environmental Photographer of the Year 2021)

 

(Photograph:Others)

Green barrier

This photo captured by Sandipani Chattopadhyay shows algal bloom in the Damodar river in India caused by irregular monsoon.

They prevent light from penetrating the surface and prevent oxygen absorption by the organisms beneath, impacting human health and habitats in the area.

(Image credit: Environmental Photographer of the Year 2021)

 

(Photograph:Others)

'The rising tide sons'

The image captured by Antonio Aragon Renuncio shows  a child sleeping inside a house destroyed by coastal erosion in Togo, West Africa.

(Photo credit: Environmental Photographer of the Year 2021)

(Photograph:Others)

Net-zero transition

This image captured by Simone Tramonte shows a photobioreactor at Algalif facilities in Reykjanesbaer, Iceland.

Algalif plant produces sustainable astaxanthin from micro-algae using 100 per cent clean geothermal energy. 

(Photograph:Others)

Survive for alive

This image captured by Ashraful Islam shows sheep searching for grass amid soil dried by drought in Bangladesh.

(Photograph:Others)

The Last breath

This image captured by Kevin Ochieng Onyango shows a boy inhaling oxygen from a plant as a storm brews behind him in this artistic impression of the coming changes in the Earth's climate.

(Image credit: Environmental Photographer of the Year 2021)

(Photograph:Others)

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