“Art should be connected at the forest photo contest forest protection Europe’s leading forest direct investments ForestFinance is the sponsoring of the Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) initiated forest photo contest Forclime online photo contest”. “Until October 31, 2011, photographers have the opportunity, their best photos of forest in the categories of people and forests” and one day in the forest “to submit the contest in Indonesia. Aim of the Forclime online forest photo photo contest is the UN initiative international year of Forests 2011 “to support, by promoting photography in relation to forests and awakens at the same time, as interest in the forest and its protection. Indonesian rain forests are among the most biologically diverse of our Earth and accommodate among orang-utans threatened with extinction as well as other primate species, hornbills, and elephants. This unique Habitat has been in the last 20 years, in particular through the destruction of the rain forest to the extraction of fallow land and oil palm plantations, reduced commercial deforestation and fires at least 55 per cent (source: WWF). Apart from the aspect of forest protection forest photo contest will honour best photographers the achievements of Indonesia awaken and discover new talents. This is the contest entirely in keeping with the sponsor’s ForestFinance, the also partner of the UN initiative international year of Forests 2011 ‘ is.
Rigorous forest protection is essential in times of climate change and dramatic species loss”, explains Harry Aboagye, Managing Director of Bonn company for this purpose. We are pleased that we can help with the competition, to attract more people to the beauty and the value of the last rain forests of our planet.” ForestFinance even places the utmost importance on sustainability in its forest investments and reforesting to sustainably with mixed forests fallow pastures, providing numerous plants and animals new Habitat. Twelve prizes for the best photos of the forest: The Forclime online photo contest is the second of the GIZ Photo contest in Asia are organised and the first of its kind in Indonesia. Indonesian citizens and foreigners with permanent residence in Indonesia may take part. Both professional and amateur photographers with the minimum age of 15 years are admitted. Each participant may submit a total maximum of seven photos in both categories. Price of the three audience for the photos with the most online votes prizes in each category.
In addition, a jury in each category awards three more cash prizes for the best artistic images. The winner can look forward to each 10 million Indonesian rupiah. The award ceremony will take place during an official ceremony in November 2011. In addition, the forest photo contest winner on the site will be announced. More about the forest photo contest learn you see en on ForestFinance: the Bonn ForestFinance Group managed sustainably over 3,500 hectares of tropical forests. Forestfinance specializes in forest investments, the lucrative return with ecological and social Combine sustainability. The company became the world’s first German with the “FSC Global Partner Award” awarded in the field of “Financial Services”. Interested parties can choose between various products of sustainable tropical forest management: in the BaumSparVertrag an environmental investment is 33 euros monthly possible, see which offers WaldSparBuch 1,000 m2 of tropical forest land with a buy-back guarantee. Annual distributions offer “CacaoInvest”, an excellent as “Future project” investment in organic cocoa and wood – and “GreenAcacia”, only seven forest investment. Fire insurance, post-warranty planting, harvest community, as well as five percent safety areas in Panama for the additional protection of the investor contribute.