The Chartered Institute of Water and Environment Management (CIWEM) is now accepting entries from professional and amateur, national and international photographers of all ages for its 2019 Environmental Photographer of the Year Award.
The competition showcases the very best in environmental photography while highlighting the terrible impacts being wrought on the planet by its most dominant species as well as supporting the urgent calls to action of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and recognises the intricate interconnected nature of development, poverty reduction, equality, security and climate action and the unprecedented effort from all sectors of society needed to tackle the defining issues of our time.
Entries should be contemporary, creative, resonant, challenging, original and beautiful are encouraged but most of all, images that will inspire people around the world to start taking care of the environment in which they live in and take responsibility for the effect their actions.
The categories and prizes to compete for include: Environmental Photographer of the Year; Climate Action and Energy Prize; Changing Environments Prize; Sustainable Cities Prize; Water, Equality and Security Prize; Young Environmental Photographer of the Year
Entries close 16.00 BST on Sunday, June 30, 2019.
Please visit https://www.ciwem.org/awards/environmental-photographer-of-the-year for more information on prizes and categories, as well as submission of entries.