World of 7 Billion — Student Video Contest

Description

Deadline
23rd February 2017

Who may enter
Any middle or high school student (grade 6-12, or the international equivalent) is free to enter. Students may be located anywhere in the world.

Description 
The contest is organised by Population Connection, a non-profit organization in the United States.

Create a short video – up to 60 seconds – about human population growth that highlights one of the following global challenges: Climate Change, Ocean Health, or Rapid Urbanization.
All videos must include:
a) how population growth impacts the issue
b) at least one idea for a sustainable solution

All entries must be a digital video.

Each entry must focus on ONE of following global challenges as it relates to population growth:
• Climate Change –  weather events and patterns, impact on agriculture, impact on coastal cities, human health, ecosystem disruption.
• Ocean Health – overfishing, coral bleaching, climate regulation, habitat loss, pollution, dead zones.
• Rapid Urbanization – sprawl, sanitation, air and water quality, megacities, migration, slums and informal settlements.

Entry fee
There is no entry fee.

Awards
• Challenge topic: “Climate Change”

High School
One (1) First Place: $1,000
One (1) Second Place: $500
Two (2) Honorable Mentions: $250

Middle School
One (1) First Place: $500
One (1) Runner Up: $250

• Challenge topic: “Ocean Health”

High School
One (1) First Place: $1,000
One (1) Second Place: $500
Two (2) Honorable Mentions: $250

Middle School
One (1) First Place: $500
One (1) Runner Up: $250

• Challenge topic: “Rapid Urbanization”

High School
One (1) First Place: $1,000
One (1) Second Place: $500
Two (2) Honorable Mentions: $250

Middle School
One (1) First Place: $500
One (1) Runner Up: $250

Website
Please visit https://www.worldof7billion.org/student-video-contest/ to learn more about the competition.

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Added 2016-10-12
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