POY RJI | Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute

Category: Science & Natural History Picture Story

First Place

Lynn Johnson / National Geographic Magazine
“The Immortal Corpse”

Second Place

Brent Stirton / Getty Images Reportage
“Akashinga - The Brave Ones”

Third Place

Aitor Garmendia / Freelance
“The undercover work of animal cruelty investigators”

Award of Excellence

Oded Balilty / Associated Press
“The Museum”

Award of Excellence

Milan Radisics / Freelance
“How Water Shapes Earth”

Award of Excellence

Kacper Kowalski / Panos Pictures
“Enviromental policy”

Award of Excellence

“How Water Shapes Earth”

Essay examining the evolution of Earth's waterways. From melting glaciers to dry waterways through picturesque marshlands, new perspective emboss importance of the water in the face of climate change.