The competition is organised by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).
The competition is divided in two main categories:
• Mega & Macrofauna: e.g. Toads, moles, beavers, rabbits, badgers, earthworms, termites, ants, millipedes, woodlic, etc.
• Meso & Microfauna: e.g. Small invertebrates such as tardigrades, mites, insects like collembolans, diplurans and proturans, bacteria, protozoans, fungi, nematodes, etc.
For both categories, competitors can submit either high definition pictures or short videos/time-lapse taken through any devise, including a microscope.
The competition is free to enter.
Awards:- The winners for the two categories will be awarded a cash prize of $ 500.