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    The Demise of Mother Ganges by Giulio Di Sturco

    The Ganges is the embodiment of all sacred waters in Hindu mythology, its cultural significance is so great that it is the first non-human entity in India to be granted the same legal rights as a person. Italian photographer Giulio di Sturco spent eight years photographing the body of water, documenting it as both person and place in ‘Living Entity’. “The Ganges is a river intimately connected with every aspect of Indian life”, di Sturco writes. “It is a source of water, energy, and livelihood for millions of people who live along the banks of the river, and thanks to the fertile land, it provides food to more than one-third…

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    Impressive winners of 2018 Environmental Photographer

    The Environmental Photographer of the Year competition awards are for those who use their creative voices to document the state of the planet. The 2018 contest saw entries from 89 countries, and only five photographers were selected as winners for their abilities to tell powerful stories. This contest is run by The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM), which gathers water and environment professional. Saeed Mohammadzadeh, an Iranian photographer, got the Environmental Photographer of the Year for his image of an abandoned ship in the salt of the evaporating Urmia Lake. The image (below) demonstrates the deadly combination of climate change and man’s destruction of nature. The extreme salt…