Recepton of works for Open national wildlife photo contest with international participation "Golden Lynx" was finished on September 30.

Recepton of works for Open national wildlife photo contest with international participation "Golden Lynx" was finished on September 30.

SSPA "Scientific and Practical Center for Bioresources" (http: //biobel. by/) of the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Belarus (http://nasb.gov.by/) and International Wildlife support fund "Krasny Bor" (http://www.fondpriroda.by/) are the organizers and the legal owners of Open national wildlife photo contest with international participation "Golden Lynx".

The first stage of the contest (reception of works) lasted from May 16 to September 30. According to the rules (http://golden-lynx.biobel.by/ru/rules), each work had passed mandatory moderation (pre-selection) process before it was placed on the official website of the contest (http://golden-lynx.biobel.by). By the end of the first stage more than 3300 works made by participants from 14 countries of the world had passed the moderation. The largest number of photos were sent by authors from Belarus and Russia; but photographers and amateurs from Ukraine, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Bahamas, Israel, South Korea, Italy, USA took part too. The most popular nomination among the contestants was "Landscape", as well as "Macrocosm", "Birds", "Wild plants", "Wild animals." All the works are available on the official website in the section "Gallery" (http://golden-lynx.biobel.by/ru/gallery).

Now the second stage of the contest is going, in which all the works are to be evaluated by the Small jury. After selection of 10 best photos in each category by members of the Small jury, the Grand jury of the contest starts its work and determines winners.

Follow the news of Open national wildlife photocontest "Golden Lynx" on its official website http://golden-lynx.biobel.by/ru !