Mountains provide most of the world's freshwater, harbour a rich variety of plants and animals, and are home to approximately one in ten people. This gallery celebrates the variety of life; human, animal and plant, that thrives in the mountains and the beauty and importance of this habitat.
Theo Bosboom / Landscape in Fjallabak Nature Reserve, with circular patterns on the ground, Iceland, September 2017. Highly commended in the Landscape category of the GDT European Wildlife Photographer of the Year A...
David Pattyn / Alpine chamois (Rupicapra rupicapra rupicapra) in winter landscape, looking up slope. Valsavarenche, Gran Paradiso National Park, Italy. December