Future of the Environment

10 of this year’s best pictures on the environment

2020 has seen East Africa plagued by swarms of desert locusts. Image: REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Victoria Masterson

Senior Writer, Formative Content


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A woman from the Turkana tribe walks through a swarm of desert locusts at the village of Lorengippi near the town of Lodwar, Turkana county, Kenya, July 2, 2020. Image: REUTERS/Baz Ratner
A residential area is shrouded in smog in New Delhi, India, November 9, 2020. Image: REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
Steve Krofchik of Las Vegas keeps cool with a bottle of ice on his head as the unofficial thermometer reads 130 degrees Fahrenheit (54.4 Celsius), with a mechanical fault on the display causing the numbers to render incorrectly, at the Furnace Creek Visitors Center in Death Valley, California, U.S. August 17, 2020. Image: REUTERS/David Becker
Nancy Allen and Brian Allen stand outside their home as high winds push smoke and ash from the Currowan Fire towards Nowra, New South Wales, Australia, January 4, 2020. Image: REUTERS/Tracey Nearmy/File photo SEARCH
A boy walks over a drainage channel littered with heaps of polyethene bags on Earth Day, as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, in Karachi, Pakistan April 22, 2020. Image: REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro
Environmental activist and campaigner Mya-Rose Craig, 18, holds a cardboard sign reading 'Youth Strike for Climate.' Image: REUTERS/Natalie Thomas
A seagull carries a protective face mask at the port of Dover, Britain, August 11, 2020. Image: REUTERS/Peter Nicholls
An aerial view shows damage caused by floods following torrential rain in Kumamura, Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan, July 8, 2020. Picture taken with a drone. Image: REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon/File photo
Residents are silhouetted as they watch the Blue Ridge Fire burning in Yorba Linda, California, U.S. October 26, 2020. Image: REUTERS/Ringo Chiu
A double rainbow is seen above a woman holding an umbrella and selling snacks along the road in Siaya county, Kenya May 3, 2020. Image: REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

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