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from The Telegraph


Moldovan photographer, Bolucevschi Vitali, has won the title of CIWEM’s Environmental Photographer of the Year 2009. His picture, Talking About Stars, also won the Natural World category. Only 24 years old, the amateur photographer described how he was able to take his winning image: “On a sunny day I took a camera and set out to photograph something of the life of ants. At first I was no good as the ants moved very quickly and I was easily distracted. But gradually I was drawn to a group…

from the Guardian

Atkins Ciwem environmental photographer of the year 2016 shortlist – in pictures

Solar Portraits, India, by Ruben Salgado Escudero Villagers trap fish using cone-shaped baskets and solar light in Odisha. Fewer than half of the state’s 42 million residents use grid electricity. Roughly 1.1 billion people in the world live without access to electricity, and close to a quarter of them are in India. The portrait was set up using solar lights as the only source of illumination.

Leonardo DiCaprio is one of Green Buzz's Environmental Activists Celebrities. Back in 1998 he established the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation advocating the environmental issues. His website has an area where he talks about the Earth, too. His activities are broad, as he is on the board of the Natural Resources Defense Council, Global Green USA and International Fund for Animal Welfare.

from Washington Post

Trump’s transition team has tapped a longtime climate skeptic to set environmental policy

Trump’s transition team includes a major skeptic of mainstream climate-change science