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Philippines’ Karen Ibasco crowned 2017 Miss Earth

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Philippines’ Karen Ibasco crowned 2017 Miss Earth

Sunday, November 05, 2017

New Miss Earth 2017 Karen Ibasco, second right, of the Philippines, blows kisses together with Colombia's Juliana Franco, right, Miss Earth Water 2017 (1st Runner up), Australia's Nina Robertson, left, Miss Earth Air 2017 (3rd Runner-up) and Russia's Lada Akimova, second left, Miss Earth Fire 2017 (2nd Runner-up) following their coronation at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City. (AP)

PHILIPPINES' candidate Karen Ibasco was crowned 2017 Miss Earth on Saturday night at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City.

Ibasco, a medical physicist who graduate from the University of Santo Tomas, is the fourth Filipina to win the crown.

Ibasco's advocacy is conserving energy and embracing renewable and sustainable sources.

Australia’s Nina Robertson was crowned Miss Earth-Air, while Colombia’s Juliana Franco and Russia's Lada Akimov were named Miss Earth-Water and Miss Earth-Fire, respectively. (SunStar Philippines)


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