DONG Energy announces sponsorship of Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition

30.09.2016 10:55

‚ÄčDONG Energy will sponsor the Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2016 exhibition at London's Natural History Museum.

 

The internationally renowned exhibition, showcasing a collection of spectacular wildlife images from all over the world, opens to the public on 21 October 2016 and runs until 10 September 2017.


Photograph by Sam Hobson, Wildlife Photographer of the Year

 

Brent Cheshire, DONG Energy's UK Country Chairman, said:

 

"We are very proud to sponsor Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2016 - the third time we have been associated with this popular exhibition.

 

"DONG Energy is a leader in the offshore wind industry. Our significant investment in this renewable technology means we are providing tangible, scalable solutions to climate change through the generation of low carbon energy.

 

"We are therefore delighted to be associated with an exhibition that raises awareness of this planet's extraordinary wildlife, which is vulnerable to the effects of man-made climate change."

 

Dr Justin Morris, Director of Public Engagement at The Natural History Museum, said:

 

"Our work is only possible with the dedication and support of our partners. My very special thanks go to our friends at DONG Energy who are supporting Wildlife Photographer for the third year. Their generous sponsorship enables us to create an exhibition that keeps the natural world in the public eye, reaching and inspiring new and diverse audiences to engage with the concerns of the natural world and support our scientific research."

 

Wildlife Photographer of the Year is a global platform for the world's best nature photography, showcasing the planet's most extraordinary and revelatory sights. This year's competition attracted more than 50,000 entries from professionals and amateurs across 95 countries.

 

Judged by a panel of international experts, winning entries are selected for their creativity, originality and technical excellence. The exhibition, to be held in the Natural History Museum's East Pavilion Gallery, will feature 100 of the most exceptional images.

 

For further information please see: http://www.nhm.ac.uk/visit/wpy.html