Wednesday, 2 March 2016

The 2016 Oceans Photographer of the Year Competition

The Global Marine and Polar Programme is thrilled to announce the Oceans Photographer of the Year 2016 competition - Open for entries until the 25th of May 2016 


The IUCN Global Marine and Polar Programme invites you to submit up to 3 photographs per category: 

(A) Marine Life: Photos of marine organisms and their ecosystems from the tropics to temperate zones 

(B) The Poles: Photos of marine organisms and landscapes from the two poles 

(C) Destinations: Best dive and snorkelling spots, spectacular landscapes 

(D) Human impact: marine plastics, pollution, overfishing, ecosystem damage, climate change 

(E) Marine Conservation: Conservation actions that address the issues portrayed in the above category, examples of projects that promote and encourage conservation action, spread awareness, best practice 

(F) Open Choice: Photos that would not fit in the above categories. E.g. macro, artistic images, etc.