OBIETTIVO TERRA 2019
Starting from December 21st 2018 "Objective Earth" 2019, the new edition of the geographic-environmental photographic competition promoted by the UniVerde Foundation and the Italian Geographical Onlus, dedicated to the enhancement and promotion of the environmental heritage, the landscape, the villages, the peculiarities and of the enogastronomic, agricultural, artisan, historical-cultural and social traditions of the National, Regional, Interregional Parks and of the Protected Marine Areas of Italy and allow the spread of an eco-sustainable and responsible tourism model.
The award ceremony of the national contest will be held on April 19, 2019 to celebrate the 49th World Earth Day (April 22). The tenth edition of "Objective Earth", promoted with the Cobat main partnership was launched during the meeting "The Italian Heritage, the aim of the competition is to open our eyes to the beauties that biodiversity offers us and above all to support the work of the Parks and Marine Protected Areas in their daily commitment to protect our environmental jewels. The contest. It is open to all citizens, Italians and foreigners, residing or domiciled in Italy who are at least 18 years old by 21 March 2019. From 21 December 2018 to 21 March 2019, contest participants can send an image taken in a National, Regional, Interregional or Marine Protected Area. Participation is totally free, just register on the portal www.obiettivoterra.eu and upload a color photograph, according to the technical characteristics provided for in the competition rules.
Only one photo per participant will be admitted to the competition. To the winner of "Objective Earth" 2019, in addition to the first prize of € 1,000 and the honor of seeing the public with the blow-up of his photo, in one of the central squares of Rome, a commemorative plaque will be donated by the promoters. Mentions and Special Mentions. Among the candidate photos, the winners of the Mentions will also be selected for each of the following categories: Trees and forests; Pets; Coastal area; Rivers and lakes; Agricultural landscape; Sustainable tourism. Special editions have also been set up for this edition: Borghi; Earth Day; Matera: European Capital of Culture 2019; Objective Sea; Geological heritage. The following special prizes are also set up for Protected Areas that are more distinct in facilitating the transition to electric and sustainable mobility and accessibility and usability for people with disabilities and reduced mobility.