They are stunningly beautiful and deeply political at the same time. Salgado shows us people in need and nature at risk. He needs no words to convey important, urgent messages. He is the recipent of this year's Peace Prize of the German Book Trade.
The prestigious Peace Prize of the German Book Trade has been awarded to 75-year-old Brazilian photographer Sebastiao Salgado for raising awareness of environmental destruction. But Salgado has also received criticism.
Photographer Sebastiao Salgado has been honored for environmental work in Brazil, where he revived the lost forests of his childhood. The German Publishers and Booksellers Association said his work promotes biodiversity.
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