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Passionate? Then Get Published

Date: 26-Sep-11
Author: Lucy Band

Planet Ark is calling on budding environmental journalists, bloggers or concerned eco citizens to express yourselves on an environmental story that moves, angers or inspires you. In the age-old style of “Letter to the Editor” we want you to have your say for the chance to be published on the Planet Ark website, newsletters, Facebook and through our World Environment News service, delivered to thousands of subscribers worldwide. The winning submission will also receive a $500 donation in their name to help support the work of the World Wildlife Fund or Greenpeace or Friends of the Earth, kindly donated by our partner Colonial First State.

How to Enter

To enter, simply follow these 4 steps

  1. Select any story from Planet Ark’s World Environment News (WEN) service.
  2. Cut and paste the story title and the story’s URL into the bottom of your submission. 
  3. In 500 words or less write a letter, including a heading, to the editor of WEN in response to your selected story.
  4. Email your entry and your contact details (name, email and phone number) to

Eligible entries will be displayed on the Planet Ark website. Please keep in mind if you want your work to be published it must be within the word limit, free from swear words, slander or spelling mistakes and most importantly be impassioned, creative, thought provoking, engaging and maybe even a bit witty.

Entries close at midnight on 30.10.2011


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