Environmental Photographer of the Year winner shows childhood amid coastal erosion
(CNN) — A baby sleeps within the ruins of a house eroded by rising sea ranges on a seashore in Togo.
“I am very glad. It is an enormous honor to win such an essential prize,” Aragón informed CNN. “Particularly one which’s associated to the setting, which is a subject I have been engaged on for a number of years and which I am very frightened about.”
“It was unusual that each time I handed via the capital of Togo, Lomé, within the seashore zone and in direction of the airport, I observed every year that the highway was nearer to the water,” he stated. “I spotted that it was a significant issue… and I believe it is a story only a few individuals find out about, and only a few individuals have informed.”
In the meantime, Kenya’s Kevin Ochieng Onyango gained within the “Local weather Motion” class for his chilling depiction of the way forward for local weather change, exhibiting a toddler inhaling oxygen from a plant whereas a sandstorm brews within the background.
The profitable pictures are being proven alongside a collection of different images at a COP26 exhibition. The local weather summit started on October 31 and can finish on November 12.