As every year, the important Mangrove contest has selected the best photographs as finalists to name the winner. It is an annual and international competition that seeks to highlight some of our least valued ecosystems: mangrove forests or also known as swamps. Wet areas but full of life.
It is the eighth year of the competition, so thousands of photographers around the world can contribute their work and compete to win. There are six categories judged by a variety of judges, including wildlife conservation experts Beverly Joubert, Dhritiman Mukherjee, Bertie Gregory and Nadia Aly.
Below we show you the finalist and winning photographs of the contest, where its contestants showed their skills with their lens to capture from unique perspectives how wonderful nature is.
Contest Winner – “On the Edge”, Bahamas
Contest Winner – “Blue Crab”, Mexico City
Winner of Honey Hunters, Bangladesh
Finalist : Living Fossil, Mexico City
Fernando Constantino Martinez Belmar
The winner of the contest is «Spatulas», Brazil
Contest Finalist – “Another Perspective”, Indonesia
Contest Finalist – Bottlenose Dolphin Mining, United States of America
Contest Winner – “Take-off”, United Arab Emirates
Contest Winner – “Healthy Ecosystem”, Indonesia
Contest Winner – “Dancing Trees of Valakiri”, Indonesia
Competition Finalist – “Tree of Life”, United Arab Emirates
Contest Finalist – “Double Fish”, Malaysia
Finalista – Lightning, Bangladesh
Competition Finalist – “Life in the White Mangroves”, Vietnam
Contest Finalist – “Flying Crocodile”, Mexico City