Diana held a photo competition with the categories “humans and the environment,” “climate,” “proximity and local dynamism,” “responsible consumption” and “renewable energies” in connection with the European Sustainable Development Week in early June 2015. These topics are related to Diana initiatives at its various sites around the globe. A photo of the TK Bremen, which ran aground on the coast of Brittany during a storm, was named the winner.
The TK Bremen ran aground on the coast of Brittany during a storm in 2011 and lost several tons of oil. Since then, the ship has been removed, but the incident left a strong impression on local residents.
MUSHROOM, A RESPONSIBLE CONSUMER
Cliff Stewart (Diana Food, UK)
The mushroom grows on forest floors and lives from plant waste.
SAVING LOCAL ENDANGERED SPECIES
Paul Seguin (Diana Aqua, Thailand)
In Bangladesh, endangered shrimp species are cultivated and released.
ENERGY TRANSITION: A MAJOR CHALLENGE
Gwénola Lafarge (Diana Aqua, France)
Over 70 percent of electricity in France is produced by nuclear power plants like this one; the road to renewable energies will be a long one.
Dried riverbeds show that water is a precious resource in this age of global warming.
The rice fields show how humans impact landscapes in their quest for sustenance – here with a technique dating back to the Incas.
Despite climate change and declining water resources, the Sierra Gorda in Mexico is a true paradise.
This dam in Brittany generates nearly half the region’s electricity – and is a notable tourist attraction.
Dear smokers, there’s no tiny Lego army coming to clean the beach, so please be considerate.
WATER, A PRECIOUS RESOURCE
Maria Sol Esteban (Diana Pet Food, Argentina)
Everyone can save water: for instance by turning off the faucet during everyday activities like brushing your teeth.
Salt marshes and unused farmland have become a new habitat for birds and insects – and a highlight for walkers.