Karen Ibasco, wins Miss Earth 2017 assuming the crown from Miss Earth 2016 Katherine Espin from Ecuador in a grand coronation night held at the SM Mall of Asia Arena.
Here’s the list of winning beauties:
Miss Earth Air: Australia
Miss Earth Water:
Miss Earth Fire: Russia
Karen Ibasco also won several awards as Gold Medal in National Costume in her Maria Clara inspired costume designed by Louis Pangilinan.
In the #EarthTalk segment, Ibasco picked #Biodiversity and this was her winning answer:
Biodoversity is very important. We are very known in the philippines to have a lot of biodiversity and they are important because they also balance the ecosystem.
It’s very important to protect them because as we protect them, we protect the environment to help save our home, our planet, our earth to be a better place to live in.
Entering the top 8 are the following countries from the Philippines, Australia, Thailand, Venezuela, Colombia, Czek Republic, The Netherlands, and Russia.