Deadline: March 1, 2018.
(Eastern Time | UTC-05:00)
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A world in which all people participate in the stewardship of planet Earth.
Our mission is to heighten awareness of the responsibility of all people to manage global resources in a
sustainable way, regardless of an individual’s country of origin, cultural background, spoken language or
We share the resources of the Earth with other living things that rely on us to preserve these resources. When we care for the world’s land, water and air in responsible ways, we take steps to preserving our beautiful planet.
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Essay contest is a fantastic way of expressing the creativity in an individual. The imagination of young minds about the planet Earth is a window into the future. The objective is to educate about the complex, intricate and fragile interdependence of life as revealed by the global ecological problems around the world and to act individually by finding simple solutions inspiring the neighbors and communities we live in.
"Describe how the stewards of our planet Earth are leading by example, how they are making a difference, and how we can help."
(Simple description for very young writers) Who are your role models when it comes to taking care of our planet? What are they doing that is so amazing? Why should others follow their example? Can you think of similar new things that you can do to make our planet a little bit nicer?
"Our enlightened monarchs have worked tirelessly to develop our country, balancing economic growth carefully with social development, environmental sustainability and cultural preservation, all within the framework of good governance. We call this holistic approach to development "Gross National Happiness," or GNH." - Tshering Tobgay
"I am not going to retire until I hit a million corals planted back on the reef. With the right conditions, we can do it in the next three to five years. People think that we have ruined this planet by technology, but with technology we can bring it back." - David Vaughan
"He saw it when it was beautiful. ... so we are going to switch the generations and I can finally see may be what the reef looked like 60 years ago versus now." - Lindsay Arick
"It is the sea that creates our identity." - Richard Cronin
"We were very successful in assisting pairs of birds to raise a family. ... In just one year 16000 kms of coastlines and waterways have been improved. There's a lot happening in our backyard." - Australia's Caring For Our Country program
What are the other examples from around the world that you appreciate? What is one unique idea that you can think of that no one else has ever thought before which could potentially make a world of difference?
Focus on positive things around the globe that are worth emulating.
The future of our planet Earth is not negotiable. How can people in our communities help to take care of it? Let us leave our planet better than we found it.