Fragile Ice

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1st classified

Dreaming on Sea Ice
by Roie Galitz


In the fjords of Eastern Spitsbergen, a male Polar Bear is sleeping on the floating sea ice after eating a walrus. This image in the surroundings of Svalbard, reminded me of the danger of increasing sea temperatures, with potential sea ice melting and its impact on Polar Bears....

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2nd classified

Ice
by Marcin Dobas


Fancy forms of icebergs in Disko Bay, which originate from the Jakobshavn glacier. This is a consequence of the phenomenon of global warming and the catastrophic ice melting. The picture was taken while kayaking in Disko Bay, Greenland.

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3rd classified

Ludovico
by Pedro Armestre


Greenpeace holds a historic performance with pianist Ludovico Einaudi on the Arctic Ocean to call for its protection. Through his music, acclaimed Italian composer and pianist Ludovico Einaudi has added his voice to those of eight million people from across the world demanding p...

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Honorable mention

Polar Bear at the top of the world
by Andrew Rouse


There is something special about photographing polar bears, it's truly an amazing experience. One thing I always look for is their interaction with the ice that they call home. Here I used a fisheye lens to really create a "top of the earth" feeling.

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Athabasca Cave
by Juan Pablo De Miguel


The Athabasca Glacier is one of the six principal 'toes' of the Columbia Icefield, located in the Canadian Rockies. The glacier currently recedes at a rate of about five metres per year and has receded more than 1.5 km and lost over half of its volume in the past 125 years.

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Importance of Floating Ice
by Vikram Potdar


The floating ice and icebergs are really vital for the survival of the Polar Bear in the Arctic regions. In this picture the bear cub is jumping from one floating ice to another. If this ice vanishes Polar Bears will have to swim longer distances, which is very dangerous for them...

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Honorable mention

The Crack
by Luis Manuel Vilariño Lopez


The effects of a strong storm on the Canadian Rockies, with a wind of more than 50 km/h and a temperature of 20 degrees below zero on Lake Abraham. The blizzard was so strong that it swept the smooth surface of the ice and the snow up on the plain, revealing the blue and crystal...

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Iceberg Of Two Waters
by Stephan Fürnrohr


This is a large Iceberg in the Ilulissat icefjord. The deep blue water on the left is a pure meltwater lake on top of the iceberg, while the green water on the left is from the fjord (containing plankton). These lakes can't be seen from a normal perspective and so I've used a dro...

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Spring time
by Marina Malikova


Baikal Lake freezes gradually and with the storms ice stalactites appear in numerous caves of Olkhon island. I took this picture at sunrise, waiting for a long time on icy surface and being careful not to ruin the ice artwork.

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Remarkable Artwork

Ice Castle
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Between the sheets
by Joanna Lentini


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Turquoise River Landscape
by Stephan Fürnrohr


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Melting Iceland
by Isabel Corthier


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Snow Queen's realm
by Marina Malikova


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We are melting
by Carlos Guevara


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Just enter in!
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Freezing Reflections
by Gianluca Lombardi


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Polar mirror
by Tibor Kércz


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The melting ice
by Roberto Aldrovandi


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Un orso curioso
by Marco Gaiotti


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Ice Migration
by Vladimir Alekseev


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