This is the fourth annual photo contest, established by the California Academy of Sciences.
His goal is to show the diversity existing on our planet lives and to draw people’s attention to the need for its conservation.
The pictures you see here were selected by a competent jury of more than 6 000 entries from photographers around the world.
Franco Banfi, “Synchronized sleep”, Caribbean sea
Alexander Bonnefoy,”the tighter, the warmer” island Shodoshima, Japan
John Carnforth, “the lava Flow is 25”, the Kilauea volcano on the island of Hawaii
Denise Ippolito, “a Snow globe”, new Mexico, USA
Amy Vital. A member of the Chinese breeding centre, Panda holds a cub
Marcio Cabral, “Ecosystem”, Western Brazil
Jody Frediani, “Sea jewels” of the Pacific ocean near the coast of California
Ralph pace, “Collecting from Revilla-Gigedo”, Mexico
Peter Matera, “the Hunters for a salmon”, Canada
Britta Jasinski, “Confiscated”, the Foot of an elephant turned into footstools were seized in Colorado, along with 1.3 million other items relevant to the wild.
Filippo Borghi, “the Mother praying mantis”, Indonesia
Kallol, Mukerji,”Courage in fire”, West Bengal
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