The Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation is excited to announce 2018 edition of
The Science Without Borders Challenge is a challenge to get students and teachers more involved and interested in ocean conservation through art. This annual competition inspires students to be creative while promoting public awareness of the need to preserve, protect, and restore the world’s oceans and aquatic resources, contributing to the overarching goals of the Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation.
The theme of 2018 edition is "Why Coral Reefs Matter".
2018 has been declared the International Year of the Reef (IYOR). IYOR is a global effort to increase awareness and understanding on the values and threats to coral reefs, and to support related conservation, research, and management efforts. All around the world, nations, organizations, schools, and individuals will celebrate the IYOR 2018 in a variety of ways.
In celebration of IYOR, this year’s Science without Borders Challenge takes the importance of coral reefs as its theme. Harness your artistic skills and creative vision to create a piece of art that illustrates "Why Coral Reefs Matter." Your artwork may portray why coral reefs matter to you, your country, the world, and/or other organisms or ecosystems.
Winners of the Science Without Borders Challenge will be publicly announced.
There is no entry fee to partecipate!
It's free to enter!
Primary and secondary school students 11-19 years old from any part of the world are invited to participate.
Prizes awarded to contestant winners are as follows:
• 1st Place: $500
• 2nd Place: $350
• 3rd Place: $200