Zooming in on Biodiversity

Zooming in on Biodiversity - Photo Competition

Professional and amateur photographers, photography enthusiasts and students are invited to submit photo entries to the first ASEAN-wide photo contest “Zooming in on Biodiversity”.

Open until August 30th, 2009, the contest for residents of Southeast Asian countries is being run by the ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity to promote regional public awareness about the importance of biodiversity conservation.

Photo entries should highlight:

  • Biodiversity, including plants, animals, marine life, or ASEAN Heritage Parks
  • Threats to biodiversity and how it affects people’s lives
  • The connection between biodiversity and climate change
  • Biodiversity as source of livelihoods, such as ecotourism
  • Initiatives to protect biodiversity resources

More than USD7,000 in prizes are up for grabs. Visit the ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity website for more details.

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