Karine Aigner / Portrait of two female ecoguards/ rangers, Salonga National Park, Democratic Republic of Congo. May 2017. There are 16 women who work as Ecoguards in Salonga National Park
Aflo / Red fox (Vulpes vulpes) in snow at sunset, Hokkaido, Japan.
Juergen Freund / Dr. Alex Cheesman researching changes in phloem flux to environmental variables in two tropical forest canopy tree species at the Daintree Rainforest Observatory, Queensland, Australia. February 2015....
Wim van den Heever / King penguins (Aptenodytes patagonicus) at sunrise. Two males and a female, with the males fighting for the attention of the female. Falklands Islands. 2018 Wildlife Photographer of the Year LUMIX Peo...
Guy Edwardes / View of hikers from behind the Pericnik Waterfall, Slovenia, October 2018.
Franco Banfi / Sperm whales (Physeter macrocephalus) socialising with free diver stopped between two individuals, Dominica, Caribbean Sea, Atlantic Ocean, January, Vulnerable species. Model released.
David Perpinan / Close-up of a carer feeding a Blue fronted amazon (Amazona aestiva), confiscated from illegal wildlife trade, Brazil.
Kristel Richard / Two cowboys mounted on a Pantaneiro stallion, round up a band of wild Pantaneiro horses, Pantanal, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil. August 2015.
Pedro Narra / Man and woman undertaking monitoring work measuring Green turtle (Chelonia mydas) nests as the the female digs it, Bissagos Islands, Guinea Bissau. Endangered species. 3rd Place in the SOS Especes M...
Juergen 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...
Pete Oxford / Kittens resting on beams. These animals are kepts as pets but sometimes eaten in the Apatani Tribe, Ziro Valley, Himalayan Foothills, Arunachal Pradesh, North East India. November 2014.
Cyril Ruoso / Woman with baby collecting Madagascar periwinkle (Catharanthus roseus) flowers and leaves, used in herbal medicine, and containing molecules which are used in the treatment of leukemia cancer. Berenty...
Cyril Ruoso / Woman with baby looking at Sisal (Agave sisalana) fibres drying for rope making, Berenty Reserve, Madagascar.
Eric Baccega / Men from the Mursi tribe decoratively scaring skin, one man scars the arm of another one by lifting the skin with an acacia spine and cutting it with a razor blade, Ethiopia, March 2015.
Eric Baccega / Afar men mining salt at Lake Assale. Danakil depression, Afar region, Ethiopia, March 2015.
Bruno D'Amicis / Fennec fox (Vulpes zerda) pup, aged a few weeks, caught in the wild and shown at a famous camel trekking site for tourists in the hope of either selling it or being paid for photos, Kebili Governorate...
Andy Rouse / Great crested grebe (Podiceps cristatus cristatus) courtship dance Cardiff, UK, March.
Bruno D'Amicis / Fennec fox (Vulpes zerda) few-weeks old pup caught in the wild and shown at a famous camel trekking site for tourists in the hope of either selling it or being paid for photos, Kebili Governorate. Tun...
Juan Carlos Munoz / Tourists hiking along dirt track, Triglav National Park, Julian Alps, Slovenia, October 2010.
Nick Upton / Adult Herring gull (Larus argentatus) walking among sunbathers on beach, St.Ives, Cornwall, UK, June. Editorial use only.
Peter Cairns / Bison (Bison bison) pair standing on road in winter, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA, March.
Enrique Lopez-Tapia / Karo boys with decorative skin painting, close up portrait, Karo tribe, Omo river, Ethiopia, November 2014
Cyril Ruoso / Surrogate mother holding orphan Bonobo (Pan paniscus) and her own baby Lola ya Bonobo Sanctuary, Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Pascal Kobeh / Divers are setting up concrete reef balls to build an artificial reef, Philippines, Sulu Sea. August 2014.
Nick Upton / Julia Coats of the Animal and Plant Health Agency releasing Eurasian beaver (Castor fiber) back into River Otter. Part of escaped population re-released to the wild following veterinary check ups. Tak...
Kristel Richard / Eagle hunter mounted on Mongolian horse with his female Golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) at Eagle Hunters Festival, near Sagsai, Bayan-Ulgii Aymag, Mongolia. September 2014..
Kirkendall-Spring / Hikers on the trail to Three Fingered Jack, Mount Jefferson Wilderness, Duschutes National Forest. Oregon, USA, July 2014. Model released.
David Pattyn / Great crested grebe (Podiceps cristatus) close-up of an adult with two young chicks. The Netherlands. June 2014
Michel Poinsignon / Two tawny owl (Strix aluco) chicks emerging from nest in tree, Luxembourg. May.
Sam Hobson / Scientists handling Northern goshawk (Accipiter gentilis) nestling, part of an urban goshawk colour ringing study. Berlin, Germany. May. Nominated in the Melvita Nature Images Awards competition 2014.
Olga Kamenskaya / Man looking through transparent ice (1m thick) on lake surface to see diver below. Lake Baikal, Russia, March 2008. Model released.
Ingo Arndt / Grizzly Bear / Coastal Brown Bear (Ursus arctos horribilis) mother with two spring cubs, one riding on her back, Lake Clark National Park, Alaska, USA. June.
Dietmar Nill / Two European hares (Lepus europaeus) boxing in a snow covered field, Germany, March.
Jabruson / Hammer Headed bats (Hypsignathus monstrosus) in gloved hand - live mist net catch for blood sampling in search of the unknown reservoir host for Ebola virus. Ebola outbreaks in Mbomo in 2003 killed 12...
Jabruson / Boy carrying bushmeat to market, Black-fronted Duiker (Cephalophus nigrifrons). Mbomo, Odzala-Kokoua National Park, Republic of Congo.
Jabruson / Non biodegradable rubbish in abandoned forest camp. Lokoue, Odzala-Kokoua National Park, Republic of Congo, May 2004.
David Woodfall / Residents walking through February 2014 floods from River Thames, Wraysbury, Surrey, England, UK, 16th February 2014.
Jabruson Motion / Hunters with dead Putty-nosed Monkey (Cercopithecus nictitans), Dzanga-Ndoki National Park, Sangha-Mbaere Prefecture, Central African Republic, May 2012.
Enrique Lopez-Tapia / Mount Annapurna I (8091m) from base camp, with hikers and prayer flags silhouetted, Annapurna Sanctuary, central Nepal, November 2011.
Enrique Lopez-Tapia / Domestic Asian elephants (Elephas maximas) used for riding safaris with their keepers, Royal Chitwan National Park, Nepal.
Enrique Lopez-Tapia / Tourists riding on domestic Indian elephant (Elephas maximus) crossing Narayani River in the dawn mist during wildlife safari, Royal Chitwan National Park, Nepal.
Enrique Lopez-Tapia / Tourists riding domesticated Indian Elephant (Elephas maximas) on safari, Royal Chitwan National Park, Nepal. October 2011.
John Waters / Walkers strolling along the bank between in flooded Aller Moor, with mistletoe laden apple tree, near Burrowbridge, Somerset Levels, Somerset, UK. January 2014
Inaki Relanzon / Zebu cattle (Bos indicus) market in Ambalavao, central Madagascar, November 2012.
Ernie Janes / London red bus going past Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament at Westminster, London, June 2013.
Ernie Janes / Hands holding ripe Barley ears (Hordeum vulgare) ready for harvest at Salthouse, Norfolk, England, UK, August.
Tom Gilks / Tanzanian boys doing homework using oil lamp, Tanzania.
Kirkendall-Spring / Snowboarders below Table Mountain in the Mount Baker Wilderness, Washington, USA. March 2013.