The CIWEM (Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management) has opened this year competition for Environmental photographer of the Year.
The competition encourages entries that are contemporary, creative, resonant, challenging, original and beautiful, but most of all, pictures that will inspire people around the world to start taking care of our environment.
Take 5 minutes and look at this picture slideshow of the entrees of 2011. Amazing pictures that make you think about life, nature and the future.
If you can't open the link, try: Slideshow 2011