EPOTY 2023 announces winners

The winners of the 2022 Environmental Photographer of the Year are today announced. The competition, launched by CIWEM and WaterBear and presented by Nikon in association with MPB and supported by Arup, attracted thousands of online submissions from over 159 countries.

Now in its 16th year, the competition celebrates powerful photography from amateur
and professional photographers, providing an international platform to reflect the pressing
environmental challenges facing our planet. This year’s six winners primarily come from climate-vulnerable countries with photographers on the front line using photos as a tool to spark climate action and generate awareness.

  • Environmental Photographer of the year: Maurizio di Pietro for Black Soldier Fly Farming (I), 2022
  • Nikon’s Young Environmental Photographer of the Year: Solayman Hossain for Flood-Affected Area, 2023
  • MPB Vision of the Future: Jahid Apu for Walk Through Trash, 2023
  • Recovering Nature: Nicolas Marin for Corals At Night, 2023
  • Keeping 1.5 Alive: Md Shafiul Islam for Survival Of Buffaloes In Drought, 2023
  • Adapting for Tomorrow: Anirban Dutta for Intruder, 2023

You can read the full press release on the CIWEM website or learn more about the 2023 competition.

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