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Конкурс Climate Tracker #DietChangeNotClimateChange Writing Competition 2018

Join the Climate Tracker #DietChangeNotClimateChange Writing Competition 2018 and win a partially-funded spot to the Convention on Biological Diversity negotiations in Egypt! Climate Tracker is looking for young writers from around the world who want to make a big impact in their countries by writing about the effects of meat consumption on climate change.Meat, dairy, and egg production are among the leading causes of human-caused climate change, soil erosion, water pollution, and the decrease in biodiversity. According to the FAO, farmed animals are responsible for 14.5% of total greenhouse gas emissions. Animal agriculture also accounts for at least half of all food-related greenhouse gas emissions. In total, the global food system contributes about 30% of all human-made emissions. Worldwide, the top 20 meat and dairy corporations produce more greenhouse gas emissions than the whole of Germany.

Benefits

·        The 2 best writers will get a chance to attend the Convention on Biological Diversity negotiations in Egypt, in November 2018. There you will receive training on environment, biodiversity and journalism by Climate Tracker, get to attend the international climate negotiations and meet amazing people from everywhere in the world.

·        Climate Tracker will cover your 2-weeks accommodation in Egypt, provide you with the necessary accreditation. It will also offer a 300 EUR stipend to cover your flight or other expenses.

Eligibility

·        Open to young writers from around the world who want to make a big impact in their countries by writing about the relationship between climate change and meat consumption;

·        There is no age limit

Deadline: October 12, 2018 For more information, visit #DietChangeNotClimateChange Writing Competition.