Bauties with a Purpose - by Jonjon Vicencio of Philippine Star
Olga Alava - Miss Earth 2011
Olga Alava in swimsuit
Olga Alava of Miss Ecuador won the "Beauty with a Purpose" beauty contest or Miss Earth 2011 in an elaborate pageant held in Quezon City, Philippines on Saturday, December 3, 2011 at the UP Theater. She beat other 84 candidates from all over the world.
Driely Bennettonne - Miss Air 2011
Caroline Medina - Miss Fire 2011
Athena Imperial - Miss Water 2011
First runner-up or Miss Air 2011 was won by Driely Bennettone of Brazil while Miss Fire 2011 or second runner-up was Caroline Medina of Venezuela. The Philippine candidate, Athena Imperial, won Miss Water 2011. Other beauties in the top 10 included Casandra Becerra of Mexico, Miss Crimea - Nina Astrakhantseva, Aleksandra Kovacevic of Bosnia & Herzegovina and Thandi Muringa of Zimbabwe.
Miss Earth 2012 will be hosted by Ninh Thuan in Vietnam sometime in December 2012.