In a bid to commemorate this year's International Day for Biological Diversity, @thegreens is organizing the Biodiversity Challenge, a 03 Days Challenge aimed at raising awareness about role and importance of biodiversity.
Commemorated under the theme we're part of the solution #ForNature, this year's International Day for Biological Diversity will be celebrated on the 22/05/2021 and invites people around the globe to take action to care for nature.
This explains why @thegreens is organizing this contest; to challenge steemians to talk about and care for nature.
Contest Rules and Prizes
From now till the 27th of May 2021, we are asking Steemians around the globe to engage in a three days Challenge that will require them to do the following tasks;
Day1. Favorite Plant Challenge
Write the date on a piece of paper, put it besides your favorite plant and take a picture of the favorite plant showing the date. Make a post telling us why the plant is your favorite. Your favorite plant could be a tree or flowers or grass or just any plant of your choice.
All participants of the Favorite Plant Challenge will receive 01 Steem each while the best three entries will receive 03 Steem each
Day 2: A Time in Nature Challenge
Make a post about one of the following topices;
- A time you spent in nature. The time could be about a walk, hike or night in nature
- How is the biodiversity around you being destroyed and what can you do fix it?
You must have participated in Day 1 of the challenge before you can participate in Day 2 of the Challenge.
All participants will receive 01 Steem each while the best three entries will receive 02 Steem each
Day 3: Act for Nature Challenge
Do something for nature. We want you to organize a anti-litter campaign litter, or an educational talk, or plant a tree, or a clean-up, or engage in any action that can contribute to care for nature. Remember to write the date and feature it in one of your pictures while you engage in the activity.
You must have participated in Day 1 and Day 2 of the Challenge to be eligible to participate in Day 3 of the Challenge.
All participants will receive 01 Steem while the best three entries will receive 05 steem each and upvotes from @steemcurator04 or @booming plus upvotes from all the country representatives.
NB: The 03 Days must not be consecutive days. They can be any 03 Days within the contest duration (20 - 27/05/2021)
You can learn more about the International Day for Biological Diversity here; https://goldvoice.club/steem/@thegreens/did-you-know-22nd-of-may-2021-is-the-international-day-for-biological-diversity
In a bid to promote environmentalism on the Steem blockchain, @thegreens will be in the days ahead be launching a series of environmental contests as well as the Steem Environmental club on the Steem block chain. The principal goal of the contests and Steem Environmental Club are to raise awareness about local and global environmental issues, as well as educate, inspire and engage Steemians around the globe to take positive environmental actions that will contribute in building a thriving, just and sustainable planet.
After the World Water Day Contest and Earth Day Contest, we realized we could do more to raise awareness and inspire environmental action. As such, we will be organizing the following environmental contests on Steemit;
1. The International Environmental Days' Contests
These contests are aimed at raising awareness about global international days and inspiring Steemians to take action to commemorate these days. Below is a calendar of some international environmental days that we will like to celebrate on Steem and we will giving out gigantic prizes to Steemians who take part in the commemoration of these environmental days.
- World Environment Day June 5
- World Food Safety Day June 7
- World Oceans Day June 8
- World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought June 17
- International Plastic Bag Free Day July 3
- International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer September 17
- World Water Monitoring Day September 18
- Car Free Day September 22
- World Tourism Day September 27
- World Habitat Day October 3
- International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction October 12
- World Food Day October 16
- World Cities Day October 31
- International Day for Prevention of the Exploitation of the Environment in Armed Conflicts November 6
- World Soil Day December 5
- International Mountains Day December 11
We shall continue to scout other environmental days to add to this list so that we can promote environmentalism on steem.
2. The Steemit Trees Contests
This contest is aimed at using Steem to plant trees around the globe. More details coming at the time of its launch.
3. The Green Deeds Contests
This contest is aimed at recognizing and rewarding any ecofriendly activities of Steemians around the globe
As such, we will be launching these 3 amazing contests aimed at promoting environmentalism on the Steem blockchain in the days ahead.
Steem Environmental Club
We are also working on a blueprint for the Steem Environmental Club. There are lots of Steemians around the globe who are passionate about environmental issues; its time for us to come together, support each other and color Steem green. In a fortnight, we will be launching the Steemit Environmental Club and can't wait to have Steemians to come together to color Steem green.
The Greens is a grassroots environmental organization that strives to educate, inspire and engage young people to take action to combat climate change and be at the forefront of biodiversity conservation and waste management.