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Abruzzo, Italy

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12 million hectares of fertile land lost every year in the world due to desertification, 302 natural disasters in 2011 alone. 2008 became the point of no return: for the first time in history there are more people living in cities than in rural areas, determining what is called environmental migrants.

Jan Brykczyński

Jan Brykczyński

Polish

Professional Commission First Prize Winner for his series “Árnes”.

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Mimi Mollica

Mimi Mollica

Italian

Professional Commission Second Prize Winner for his series of images from Dakar, Senegal.

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Pablo Lopez Luz

Pablo Lopez Luz

Mexican

Professional Commission Third Prize Winner for his artistic approach to the concept of “landscape”.

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Holly Lynton

Holly Lynton

American

Open Competition First Prize Winner for “Turkey Madonna”.

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Vitaliy Popkov

Vitaliy Popkov

Ukrainian

Open Competition Second Prize Winner for “Energy Carriers”.

André François

André François

Brazilian

Open Competition Third Prize Winner for his images from the Mukuru slum in Kenya.