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Forests through your lens (FAO)

Winners announced in June

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faotreesAs we headed into the final quarter of the International Year of Forests 2011, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) invited you to submit a photo of the forests that you know and love. They asked you to send a photo that showed your connection to the forest.

The best photographs were be included in the Unasylva publication, and added to the FAO forestry photo library.

Ended: January 31, 2012.

Volvo Adventure (UNEP)

Winners available here

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volvounepThe Volvo Adventure - in partnership with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) - is an educational programme that seeks to reward environmental activities and the decision-makers of the future.

Project submission for 2012 is now closed, visit the website to see the finalists and winners. To enter, you had to form a team of 2 to 5 members aged 13 to 16. Perform an environmental project in your local community & submit the project to the competition website.

Ended: January 31, 2012.

UNEP Blogging Competition for World Environment Day

Winners announced on the website

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blogcompetitionIn January and February this year, UNEP and TreeHugger invited green bloggers across the world to write an article for the World Environment Day competition. About 150 successful entries were received and each stood a chance to win a fully paid round trip to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to blog for World Environment Day on 5 June 2012.

Ended: February 12, 2012.

"1 of 7 Billion": A Global Film Competition

Finalists and winner available here

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7billion logoThe '7 billion actions' campaign was designed to inspire people everywhere to use their talents to explore one of the seven key issues targeted by 7 Billion Actions.

The jury is now reviewing all the entries that have been submitted, and will choose ten finalists on, or around February 26, 2012. Then, through online voting, users will choose three winners.

The winners of the “1 in 7 Billion” short film competition were announced on 2 April, 2012.

Ended: February 15, 2012.

"Bob the Bunny's Cartoon Competition" - Volvo Adventure (UNEP)

Winners available here

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volvounepBob the Bunny's competition was aimed at young adventurers aged between 10 to 12 years old. To enter, children had to form teams of 1 to 3 members, identify a local environmental issue and create an A4 cartoon strip illustrating the issue and actions to be taken to solve it.

Ended: 29 February, 2012

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