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The stories behind this year’s award-winning photographs from Wiki Loves Africa

Late last year, photographers from around the world were invited to share their photos of people at work on the African continent. Over 18,000 were submitted. Here are the winners.

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Zanzibar seaweeds in Tanzania

Zanzibar seaweeds in Tanzania, the Wiki Loves Africa photo essay winner for the topic of women at work.

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The making of thatch

The making of thatch, the Wiki Loves Africa photo essay winner for the topic of endangered work practices.

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See the winners from the 2017 Wiki Science Competition in Ukraine

Science has to be visible, and Wikipedia needs illustrations. Both goals met in the Wiki Science Competition. Here are winners from its Ukrainian sub-contest.

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‘Monumental’ winners from the world’s largest photo contest showcase history and heritage

The top fifteen images from Wiki Loves Monuments, an international photographic competition, span five continents and contain a veritable treasure trove of cultural heritage.

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Discover a world of natural heritage through the winning images from Wiki Loves Earth

Nearly 132,000 images, all freely licensed, have been added to Wikimedia Commons in the fourth annual Wiki Loves Earth. The photographic contest focuses on protected areas, unique places of natural heritage, to document them for future generations.

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The metamorphosis of Wiki Loves Butterfly

The so-called "Butterfly Wikimedian" created Wiki Loves Butterfly, a two-year effort to improve Wikimedia's coverage of butterflies in West Bengal.

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Two ravens’ ‘song and dance routine’ wins picture of the year

Wikimedia editors from around the world flew to Jubilee and Munin, two amusing ravens from the Tower of London, in the volunteer-run competition.

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Meet Diego Delso, the amateur photographer who has taken the most featured pictures on Wikimedia Commons

Out of 15,084 images Delso has taken and uploaded, the Wikimedia community has rated 306 as 'featured' and 8,696 as 'quality.'