Share your photos of UNESCO Biosphere Reserves on Wikipedia to inspire the world.

Wiki Loves Earth has partnered with UNESCO to create Wiki Loves Earth Biosphere Reserves, a photography competition to create free to use images of Biosphere Reserves around the world on Wikimedia Commons, the media site for Wikipedia.

10 winning images will be featured in a blog post on the UNESCO Man and the Biosphere website, shared by UNESCO social media accounts and go through to the international Wiki Loves Earth competition.



Wiki Loves Earth

Wiki Loves Earth is an annual international photo contest of protected natural sites, in 2015 over 100,000 images were entered from 26 participating countries. Wiki Loves Earth is also taking place for all protected areas in some countries, click here to find out more and take part.



Biosphere Reserves

Biosphere Reserves are areas of terrestrial and coastal/marine ecosystems or a combination thereof, which are internationally recognized within the framework of UNESCO’s Programme on Man and the Biopshere (MAB). Each Biosphere Reserve promotes solutions reconciling the conservation of biodiversity with its sustainable use. Today there are 669 biosphere reserves in 120 countries belonging to a World Network of Biosphere Reserves.