Anup Shah, of the United Kingdom, took this image of two lions approaching a camera in Maasai Mara, Kenya in Nov. 2021,

Shafeeq Mulla, of Zambia, photographed a leopard known as Olimba carrying the carcass of a female vervet monkey with its baby still hanging on in South Luangwa National Park in Zambia, Africa.

photographer Li Ping in China, who captured a drone’s eye view of a highway in Tibet, bordered on each side by gullies extending outward in the shape of a tree.

Rick Dowling, of the United States, recieved an Honorable Mention for this image of eagles fighting for a piece of salmon during the Alaska Bald Eagle Festival in Haines in 2018.

Komang Arnawa, of Indonesia, won second place in People

Callie Chee, of Australia, won first place in Plants and Fungi for this iamge of these bioluminescent "ghost mushrooms."

Sandesh Kadur, of India, won first place in Climate.