Hong Kong photographers make Top 100 in The Nature Conservancy’s Global Photo Contest, vote for them today!

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Hong Kong—June 16 The best 100 nature photos from around the world, submitted by participants to The Nature Conservancy’s (TNC’s) “What’s Your Nature?” global photo contest, will be unveiled on June 16 (US Eastern Time), on tnc.org.hk/naturephotocontest.

Four photos from Hong Kong photographers Leka Huie, Ka Wai Li, William Shum and Francois Wolfaardt have won a place in the coveted top 100. TNC received a total of 32,704 entries from nature lovers from 141 countries and territories around the world.

Chosen by an international judging panel—including Hong Kong’s own Sean Lee-Davies—the top 100 photos span eight categories: Overall, Mobile, Young Photographers (18-25), People and Nature, Underwater, Wildlife, Adventure, and Nature in Cities.

We are inspired by the stunning nature photos in the top 100, and are especially proud to see pictures from some Hong Kong photographers in the mix,” said Louisa Ho, Executive Director of TNC Hong Kong.

From these top 100, fans around the world can vote through June 30 for their favorite photos and choose the People’s Choice winner. All winners will be announced July 1 (US Eastern time).

To browse the top 100, and to vote, please visit tnc.org.hk/naturephotocontest.

Timeline:

  • Top 100 entries named: June 16, 2017 (US Eastern time)
  • Public voting for People’s Choice winner: June 16-June 30, 2017
  • Winners announced: July 1, 2017 (US Eastern time)
  • For a full list of prizes and contest rules, visit tnc.org.hk/naturephotocontest
  • Enter at tnc.org.hk/naturephotocontest

About The Nature Conservancy

The Nature Conservancy is a global conservation organization dedicated to conserving the lands and waters on which all life depends. Guided by science, we create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world’s toughest challenges so that nature and people can thrive together. We are tackling climate change, conserving lands, waters and oceans at unprecedented scale, and helping make cities more sustainable. Working in more than 65 countries, we use a collaborative approach that engages local communities, governments, the private sector, and other partners. TNC has been in Asia Pacific for 26 years, starting with our first project in Micronesia and now also covering conservation programs in Australia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Mongolia, Myanmar, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands.

To learn more, visit www.tnc.org.hk or facebook.com/TNCHongKong or follow @tnc_hk on Instagram.

Media Contacts at The Nature Conservancy HK

Michele Hui
michele.hui@tnc.org 852 39789709
Kora Tsui
kora.tsui@tnc.org 852 39789723