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Give Biodiversity Your Best Shot! - GEF 2010 Photo Contest



How to participate

  • The GEF “Give Biodiversity Your Best Shot!” contest is open to everyone regardless of age and location.
    Note: Those affiliated with GEF, immediate family members of those affiliated with GEF, and those living in the same household of those affiliated with GEF are not eligible to participate.

  • Eligible participants are invited to submit a video (maximum of 30 seconds) or a digital photograph that best engages and educates the global public about biodiversity.

  • Participants will be judged in the following criteria:
    • Overall Impact;
    • Originality;
    • Memorable Content and Delivery; and
    • Visual Impact

  • Submissions will be accepted through October 1, 2010. Five finalists in each category will be announced on or about October 5, 2010. Winners will be announced on or about October 18, 2010.

  • For official rules and regulations and ways to enter, please click HERE

  • All submissions require an entry form. Please use these links for the official entry forms for photo and video submissions.


  • $500 for 1st place
  • $300 for 2nd place
  • $200 for 3rd place

Winning photographs will be exhibited in a special exposition at the Convention of Biological Diversity Tenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties in Nagoya, Japan from October 18, 2010 to October 29, 2010