The 111 shortlisted photos have been chosen from more than 10,000 entries by amateur and professional photographers across the world. Environmental issues from sustainable development to poverty, climate change and human rights are to go on show in London.
The winner of the £5,000 award, which was set up in 2007 by the Chartered Institute of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM), will be announced on 25 June.
The shortlisted images for the Atkins CIWEM Environmental Photographer of the Year will be on display at the Royal Geographical Society from 22 June to 10 July.
Fishing net checking, Vietnam 2014 by Hoang Long Ly
Life in tidal flood 3, Chittagong, Bangladesh 2014 by Jashim Salam
A family watches TV in their flooded house after a tidal flood in Chittagong. Rising sea level has begun to affect 6.5 million people living in Chittagong. Flooding of residential and business areas is common and most of the city could completely submerge as climate change keeps pushing the sea level up.
Sandstorm in the city, Kuwait. by Rizalde Cayanan
Plastic tree. Bolivia 2014 by Eduardo Leal. Plastic bags are part of the landscape in the Bolivian Altiplano. The accumulation of plastic bags cause deterioration of the landscapes and agriculture soils and it is associated to the death of domestic and wild animals.
Glacier 1987, Mount Kenya 2014 by Simon Norfolk
Collecting crabs, Satkhira 2014 by Kazi Riasat Alve. High salinity has rendered the land unsuitable for farming.
Beauty Salon, Lagos, Nigeria 2014 by Petrut Calinescu
The abandoned village of Geamana, Romania 2014 by Glyn Thomas
Retrace our steps, Fukushima 2014 by Carlos Ayesta and Guillaume Bression
Staged image of a former worker in the now derelict supermarket returning to see its remains following the Fukushima disaster.
Cladonia Forest, USA 2014 by Matthew Cicanese
Life in the ship breaking yard, Chittagong 2014 by Yousuf Tushar
Namaj and City, Bangladesh 2015 by Joydeep Mukherjee
Solar Portrait, Myanmar 2014 by Ruben Salgado Escudero
Berber 2, Turkey 2011 by Hayri Kodal
The Devil’s gold, Indonesia 2014 by Luca Catalano Gonzaga/Courtesy of Atkins CIWEM Environmental Photographer of the Year. via independent