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Wiki Loves Earth 2018 in the Philippines

Wiki Loves Earth[edit]

Wiki Loves Earth is a photography contest in which the participants upload images of nature monuments at Wikimedia Commons, so that they can be subsequently used in Wikipedia articles. The first edition took place in 2013 and was organized by Wikimedia Ukraine. The contest became international in 2014.

This is the first year that the Philippines is participating the competition. The local contest will run from May 1 – June 30, 2018, and is being organized by PhilWiki Community members. A writing contest will follow later this year.

The goal of Wiki Loves Earth Philippines contest is to gather as much quality images as possible featuring nature monuments of the Philippines. By having an extensive collection of photography, it would become possible to illustrate articles on the country's protected areas, reserves and parks, like Chocolate Hills, Rice Terraces of the Philippine Cordilleras and Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park

Time Line[edit]

  • Start date: 1st May 2018
  • End date: 30 June 2018
  • Decision of Competition: 31 July 2018


  • 1st prize: PHP 10,000 + trophy + certificate
  • 2nd prize: PHP 5,000 + trophy + certificate
  • 3rd prize: PHP 3,000 + trophy + certificate
  • Special prize for the most number of quality photos: PHP 3,000 + certificate

Ten (10) entries shall be chosen for the international Wiki Loves Earth contest. The photos should include coordinates, and have at least 2Mpx. A participant should have an activated e-mail address via Preferences of his/her account.

To find a location open GoogleMaps or other map/location app, copy the coordinates example from the link below 11.7355521,122.3789614 and add a note to the files page when uploaded,122.3789614,14z/data=!3m1!1e3?force=lite


Images stats of Wiki Loves Earth 2018 in the Philippines.


Image Stats

Upload your photos within May 1 — June 30

How do I participate?[edit]

General information

Everybody is allowed to participate, regardless of age, nationality and place of living, given they agree to publish their work under Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0) license.

In order to participate in the contest, one needs

List of Natural Monuments[edit]

This is a list of protected areas of the Philippines administered by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources' Biodiversity Management Bureau under the National Integrated Protected Areas System (NIPAS) Act of 1992. As of 2013, there are 240 protected areas in the Philippines covering a total area of 54,500 square kilometres (21,000 sq mi) – 14.2% of the Philippines' total area.

Social Media[edit]

Detailed information about the competition can be found at out official pages linked below:

Official Facebook

Useful links[edit]