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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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Winning photos in world’s largest photography contest reveal a world of monuments—and the volunteers who love them

The top fifteen photos of Wiki Loves Monuments 2016 reveal a world of monuments, lovingly depicted by volunteers.

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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.'

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In worldwide vote, Wikimedia users select extraordinary picture of the year

1,322 pictures. 56 finalists. One winner. The vote for Wikimedia Commons' picture of the year is over.

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See the 14 gorgeous winning photographs from Wiki Loves Monuments

Today, Wiki Loves Monuments 2015 revealed this year's winners, including Westerheversand Lighthouse, Sacra di San Michele, Hanover’s New Town Hall, and more.

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See the stunning winning photographs from Wiki Loves Earth 2015

Wiki Loves Earth, a photo competition where participants picture protected areas and upload their photos to Wikimedia Commons, was held internationally for the second time in 2015 and gathered 26 countries. The contest is over, and we are now able to present the international winners.

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