Solvin Zankl / Baby Olive Ridley sea turtle (Lepidochelys olivacea) struggles against the swell to swim away from the beach where it hatched, Ostional, Costa Rica. October. Winner of the Underwater category of the G...
Alex Mustard / Light patterns on the seabed and fluffy cumulus clouds in the sky in a split level image. North Sound, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, British West Indies. Caribbean Sea.
Klein & Hubert / Piglet swimming in turquoise sea. Bahamas.
Klein & Hubert / Piglet swimming in turquoise sea. Bahamas.
David Perpinan / Blue-fronted amazon parrot (Amazona aestiva) entering nest in tree, Pantanal, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil.
David Perpinan / Blue fronted amazon (Amazona aestiva) chicks, confiscated from illegal wildlife trade, Brazil.
David Perpinan / Close-up of a carer feeding a Blue fronted amazon (Amazona aestiva), confiscated from illegal wildlife trade, Brazil.
Daniel Heuclin / Sunda island pitviper (Trimeresurus insularis) in tree, Komodo Island.
Pal Hermansen / One-year ice off Ellesmere island, Nunavut, Canada, August.
Claudio Contreras / Aerial view of Red mangrove (Rhizophora mangle) coastal lagoon, Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve, Caribbean Sea, Mexico, January
Klein & Hubert / Laughing gull (Leucophaeus atricilla) in flight over Caribbean sea with fish below surface, Bahamas.
Jurgen Freund / Schooling silversides (Atheriniformes) split level with karst limestone cliff and West Papuan fishermen in their dugout outrigger canoe. Raja Ampat, Indonesia. Second Place in the Portfolio Award of t...
Wim van den Heever / Large pod of Bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) porpoising over waves during annual sardine run, Port St Johns, South Africa. Runner up in the Animals in their Environment Category of the Wildl...
Juan Carlos Munoz / Palm tree branch dipping towards water, Puerto Jimenez, Golfo Dulce, Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica.
Ingo Arndt / Double-crested cormorant (Phalacrocorax auritus) adult resting, close up portrait, Everglades National Park, Florida, USA. January. Finalist in the Birds Category of the GDT Awards 2015.
Pete Oxford / Galapagos Penguin (Spheniscus mendiculus) diving through shoal of fish, Galapagos. Endemic.
Pete Oxford / Chilean flamingo (Phoenicopterus chilensis) in Lago Azul with Torres del Paine, Torres del Paine National Park, Patagonia, Chile.
Bert Willaert / Titicaca water frog (Telmatobius culeus) swimming underwater, Lake Titicaca, Bolivia. Critically endangered species.
Pascal Kobeh / Giant clam (Tridacna) on 'Lotus' artificial reef, built in 2001 with a steel frame using mild electric currents to encourage coral growth, with diver in the background. Vabbinfaru Island in North Male...
Onne van der Wal / Aerial view of Whitehaven beach, Whitsunday Island, Queensland, Australia. November 2012.
Andy Rouse / Gentoo penguin (Pygoscelis papua) jumping onto beach, Carcass Island, Falkland Islands.
Tui De Roy / White-vented storm petrel (Oceanites gracilis galapagoensis) 'walking' on surface of water whilst foraging, Galapagos
Floris van Breugel / Ice cave melting in Mendenhall Glacier, Juneau, Alaska, USA, August 2014.
Floris van Breugel / Ice cave with melt water running through, Mendenhall Glacier, Juneau, Alaska, USA, August 2014.
Pal Hermansen / Aerial view of river delta and coast, South West Iceland, June 2014.
Pal Hermansen / Aerial view of river delta, South West Iceland, June 2014.
Nick Garbutt / Male Southern Lapwings (Vanellus chilensis) displaying in grasslands, Chapada dos Guimaraes, Brazil, South America.
Christophe Courteau / Waves lashing the Four Lighthouse during winter storm, Northern Brittany, France, December 2011. Sequence 6/12.
Floris van Breugel / Two Guanacos (Lama guanicoe) at edge of lake with Cuernos del Paine beyond. Torres del Paine National Park, Chile, June 2014.
David Noton / Green waters of Emerald Lake, near Carcross, Yukon Territories, Canada, September 2013.
Richard Robinson / Maui's dolphins (Cephalorhynchus hectori maui) Critically Endangered, the world's smallest and rarest marine dolphin. Endemic to North Island, New Zealand, March.
Richard Robinson / Hector's dolphin (Cephalorhynchus hectori) Akaroa Harbour, South Island, New Zealand, November.
Richard Robinson / Maui's dolphin (Cephalorhynchus hectori maui) Critically Endangered, the world's smallest and rarest marine dolphin. Endemic to North Island, New Zealand. October.
Ross Hoddinott / Male banded demoiselle (Calopteryx splendens), resting on reed, Lower Tamar Lakes, Cornwall, UK. June.
Alex Mustard / Large female Southern stingray (Hypanus americanus) in shallow water, under storm clouds, Stingray City, Grand Cayman. Stingray City is feeding site for stingrays and bait was used on this shoot. Caym...
Alex Mustard / Male Bullethead parrotfish (Chlorurus sordidus) displaying in late afternoon. Ras Katy, Sinai, Egypt. Gulf of Aqaba, Red Sea.
Floris van Breugel / A hot spring in the West Thumb Geyser Basin, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. The colors are a result of thermophilic bacteria living in the hot springs. December 2010.
Bence Mate / European Roller (Coracias garrulus) carrying dead chick prey, Pusztaszer, Hungary, May.
Franco Banfi / Green anaconda (Eunectes murinus) swimming inFormoso River, Bonito, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil
Michael Pitts / Diver Ron Howse ascending the shot line in Lyme Bay, off Portland Bill, Dorset, England, UK, September 2010. Model released.
Ingo Arndt / Vogelkop bowerbird (Amblyornis inornatus) decoration material (blue rotten wood) collected in order to attract females to his bower, Arfak Mountains, Irian Jaya, New Guinea, Indonesia.
Peter Cairns / Mangerstadh beach, Isle of Lewis, Scotland, April 2013.
Guy Edwardes / Quilota Crater Lake, Cotopaxi Province, Ecuador, September 2010.
Tom Gilks / Fishermen preparing nets, Remba Island, Lake Victoria, Kenya.
Ingo Arndt / Burned trees in front of Grand Prismatic Spring, Midway Geyser Basin, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA, September 2011.