World of 7 Billion Video Contest

28 Feb 2019 7:19 PM | Darlene Devendorf (Administrator)

Check out the on-going World of 7 Billion video contest.

The contest is open to all middle and high school students worldwide, and the deadline for submissions is February 28th, 2019. Participating teachers receive free curriculum resources from Population Education, and the student winners receive cash prizes.

Video Contest Overview  (download flyer)


Create a short video – up to 60 seconds – about human population growth that highlights one of the following global challenges: Preserving Biodiversity, Sustainable Resource Use, Protecting Human Rights. All videos must include:

a) how population growth impacts the issue

b) at least one idea for a sustainable solution.

Consider narrowing your focus by concentrating on a subtheme within your topic. Possible subthemes include:

Preserving Biodiversity – Habitat destruction/fragmentation, ecosystem diversity, coral reefs, deforestation, pollinators, extinction, invasive species

Sustainable Resource Use – Energy, fossil fuel use, single-use products, diet, overfishing, global inequities in consumption

Protecting Human Rights – Poverty, barriers to education, women and girls, forced migration, environmental/social justice, economic security

Deadline for submissions is February 28, 2019.

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