Health and Climate Photo Contest by Climate Tracker & WHO [Fully-Funded Fellowship to COP25 in Chile]: Apply by April 13: Expired

health and climate photo contestClimate Tracker invites entries for the Health and Climate Photo Contest to highlight the impacts of climate change on human health. Submit pictures by April 13.

About the Contest:
In 2017 and 2018 alone, populations around the world were exposed to heatwaves (in Japan and the United Kingdom, for example), severe flooding (in China, France and India), wildfires (in Greece, Sweden and the USA) and tropical storms (in Japan, the Philippines and the USA).
Climate change impacts health both directly and indirectly. Some of the health impacts associated with the climate crisis include respiratory diseases, vector-borne diseases, heat strokes, mental illness, and others, as mentioned in the latest report on Health & Climate Change launched by the World Health Organization during COP24.
This year, in partnership with the World Health Organization, Climate Tracker is launching an exciting photography competition to highlight the impacts of climate change on human health.

  • 8 winners will be selected to produce a photo story (30 – 35 photographs) about the impacts of climate change on health.
  • After completing the photoshoots, the 8 winners will receive a Rs. 13,834 (200 USD) cash prize.
  • These photostories will be featured in an eBook that highlights the work of the photographers.
  • Following the 8 photostories, 1 winner will receive a fully-funded fellowship to attend the COP25 in Chile on December 2019 with the with Climate Tracker team!

You can choose one of the main 5 themes related to health and climate change:

  • Air Pollution: you could show the pollution from public transportation in a cosmopolitan city, for example.
  • Vector-borne diseases: diseases such as malaria, dengue, etc., which affect populations around the world.
  • Climate change-induced disasters: how are the communities being affected by these climate-induced disasters? What type of adaptation measures have they started?
  • Food security: you could take a look at issues related to malnutrition, agricultural practices, and others.
  • Migration: you can show how movements of populations due to environmental issues are also exposed to diseases.
Important Dates:
  • Launching of the competition: March 17.
  • Deadline to submit your application: April 13.
  • Announcement of 8 winners: April 17.
  • Photoshoots: April 24 – May 5.

Click here to apply.


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