Getty Images and Climate Visuals award photojournalists $ 20,000 in effort to advance visual stories of the global climate crisis. Getty Images, world leader in visual communications, in partnership with Climate Visuals, the world’s only photographic program based on relevant facts and data related to climate change has named two recipients of the first Getty Images Climate Visuals grants, each photojournalist receiving a grant of 10 $ 000 to help advance visual stories of this complex global problem. As media coverage of the global climate crisis intensified in 2019, Getty Images and Climate Visuals understand the need to respond to and maintain this growing attention with nuanced photojournalism that advances and localizes collective understanding around the world on the issues at stake. For this inaugural grant, Getty Images received 144 applications from photographers from more than 40 different countries. The judges awarded two prizes, as well as an honorable mention: these photographers have all focused their work on raising sea levels in their respective regions and on the vast damage that this inflicts on communities around the world. The winners...
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