Cartoon contest spurs green movement

By Zhao Chenyan (chinadaily.com.cn)

2011-12-21 13:26

The environmental cartoon Falling Color by Su Haonan from Northeast Normal University and Memory on Growth Ring by Zhai Haijun from Shanxi province won gold medals at the sixth University Cartoon Competition on Environmental Protection (UCCEP) at China Daily on Dec 21, 2011.

This year's UCCEP received 3,656 works from seven countries and regions since the competition began in September, and 82 excellent works received awards.

Cartoon contest spurs green movement

Guests and winners take photos at the award ceremony for the sixth University Cartoon Competition on Environmental Protection (UCCEP) at China Daily on Dec 21, 2011. [Photo/China Daily]

The success of UCCEP has encouraged more youths to get involved in environment protection and prompted more people to make their own efforts for environment protection, China Daily's Deputy Chief Editor Kang Bing said while attending the award ceremony.

The competition is hosted by China Daily, United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), Center For Environmental Education and Communications (CEEC),China Environmental Protection Foundation (CEPF), China Journalistic Caricature Society, China Daily Website, and 21st Century newspaper.

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