The Guardian: ‘A distressing reality’: our beautiful planet under threat – in pictures

Ancient Forest Alliance photographer TJ Watt's award-winning image of a giant old-growth cedar on Flores Island in Clayoquot Sound was also featured in The Guardian alongside the other winning images from the Earth Photo 2024 contest.

CNN: Striking photos show how our planet is changing – for better and for worse

A photograph of a solitary man walking along terraces in China, rust-red rivers in Alaska and a gargantuan western red cedar are among the winning images of the Earth Photo 2024 competition. The award – created in 2018 by Forestry England, the UK’s Royal Geographic Society and visual arts consultancy Parker Harris – aims to showcase the beauty of our planet, as well as the threats it is facing, from climate change to toxic pollution.

A giant redcedar tree on Flores Island. Ahousaht Hereditary Representative Tyson Atleo stands at its base.

Times Colonist: Photo of old-growth cedar tree on Flores Island wins international award

An image of a massive western red cedar towering over an Ahousaht hereditary leader has won an award in the Royal Geographical Society’s Earth Photo 2024 competition. Titled Flores Island Cedar, the photo shows Tyson Atleo standing at the base of a western red cedar that’s estimated to be more than 1,000 years old.