National environmental photo contest launched

A national “Climate change effects on our living” photo contest was launched by the Delegation of the European Commission to Vietnam and the Vietnam Photographic Artists’ Association on November 25.

Entries must capture images of climate change impacts on the environment and feature the EU’s environmental, conservation and preservation activities in Vietnam.

The contest aims to heighten the people’s awareness of environmental protection, nature preservation, biological diversity, human health, pollution prevention, environmental disaster, natural landscape destruction and actions that cause environmental pollution.

The winner will receive a VND 7 million first prize to be presented at an awards ceremony in February 2009. Other prizes include two VND 5 million second prizes, three VND 3 million third prizes and 10 VND1 million consolation prizes.

Entries should be sent to the organizer by the closing date of February 16, 2009.

Source HNM – Translated by Kim Khanh

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