International Year of Planet Earth student contest closing soon

19 October 2007


International Year of Planet Earth 2008

Australia's National Committee for International Year of Planet Earth is seeking two students to represent Australia at the International Year of Planet Earth (IYPE) global launch. The launch will be held at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris on the 12th and 13th February 2008.

Students aged 18-27 are invited to participate in the Australian IYPE student contest [PDF 37KB] by submitting an original piece of work relating to "Earth Science for Society", or one of their 10 IYPE themes.

Two Australian winners will be chosen and flown to Paris for the global launch. Plenary discussions will be lead by top international scientists, industry CEOs and politicians.

Entries close 3 December 2007.

Topic contact: media@ga.gov.au Last updated: October 4, 2013