Karen Ibasco was in tears after hearing her name announced as Miss Earth 2017 during the coronation night held at the Mall of Asia Arena.
Katherine Espin from Ecuador, last year's crowned Miss Earth passed the crown to her.
Ibasco is a licensed physicist promoting her advocacy of conserving energy and embracing renewable and sustainable sources of it.
She was asked what she thinks is the biggest enemy of Mother Earth and why.
Filipinos all over the world express their joy and pride and congratulated her for her achievement.
KAMI would like to extend our warmest congratulations to Ms. Karen Ibasco.
Thank you for making the Filipinos proud!