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Announcing the 2019 Marine Wildlife Art Competition for Kids!
The International Fund for Animal Welfare is teaming up with the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on an art contest for kids from 4-18 to celebrate World Wildlife Day (WWD) on 2019! The theme for WWD 2019 is Life Below Water so this year’s art contest will be marine focused and aims to help youth build a sense of connection with the marine world, which is key to achieving Sustainable Development Goal 14 regarding conserving and sustainably using ocean resources. The winning entry will be announced and the artist will be a guest of honor at the high-level WWD event at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City, NY, on March 1, 2019. The contest will be held on line and I (Monica) am very excited to be helping to judge! So ODP kids out there, if you want to make a big splash for ocean wildlife, enter byclicking here.
The Colorado River is drying up, millions are at risk of losing their water supply, and Indigenous communities are fighting to keep their water rights. The Western megadrought is taking its toll on American communities, but how did we get here? In his new film, River’s End: California’s Latest Water War, Jacob Morrison delves […]
World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and HP just announced that they’re taking their friendship to the next level. The odd couple is teaming up and expanding their partnership to restore, protect, and improve the management of almost one million acres of forest. HP is pledging $80 million to forest conservation and restoration, and not stopping there […]
Researchers from the National University of Singapore used data from more than 1,000 twin siblings to evaluate their opinions about environmental policy. They found identical twins were more likely to have similar views on green policy than non-identical twins, suggesting that support for climate action may have a genetic component. Felix Tropf, a professor in […]
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