A Yellow Throated Toucan, Columbia.

A yellow-throated toucan. One in seven of all animal species can be found in Colombia, including 467 types of mammals, 1,768 birds, 609 amphibians and 475 reptiles Most of the animals at the Santa Cruz Foundation in San Antonio, Colombia, have been rescued from traffickers and circuses. The multimillion-dollar illegal wildlife trade is the fourth-largest […]

Woman in a Blaze of Colour.

Image Credit: Photograph by Stanislav Shmelev, Winner of Competition. Photographers Comment: I took this picture of a woman in her traditional clothing in Cartagena, Colombia. Comment from Paul Goldstein, Judge: The blaze of colour from every angle, the boldness of the picture, taken from behind, which gives it so much more allure and frankly a […]

Solar Balloon Festival.

Some photographs of the Solar Balloon Festival, an event which is held annually in the city of Envidago in Colombia, and that brings together many artists around the creation of gigantic balloons. This year the theme of the Solar Balloon Festival was the history and culture of Mexico, resulting in colorful creations around Quetzalcoatl, the […]

Conservation Fashion by Laura Campo.

Cali, Colombia A model presents a creation by Colombian designer Laura Campo at the BioFashion Show, which seeks to raise awareness around conservation and sustainability Image Credit: Photograph by Luis Robayo/AFP/Getty Images Source: Best photos of the day: from skywalkers to skaters | UK news | The Guardian