The Environmental Photographer of the Year 2013 awards winners have been announced at the Royal Geographical Society Gallery in London.
The winner of this year's photographic prize was Italian photographer Michele Palazzi for his image of a boy in the Gobi desert playing with his sister. He wins £5000.
The Young Photographer of the Year award has gone to British photographer Elanor Bennett from Stockport who wins £1000.
The award is annually held by CIWEM (The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management). It has attracted an increasing number of photographers and filmmakers from all over the world since it was launched back in 2007.