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EAS Congress 2009: Give us your Best Shot! And Win a Trip to Manila

Quezon City, Philippines — Fond of taking pictures around your community? Hone your hobby by joining the East Asian Seas Congress Regional Photo Contest.Showcase your local environment initiatives and get a chance to win a week's stay in the culturally rich and lively metropolis of Manila in the Philippines.With the theme "The Coast, The Ocean, My Community," the Photo Contest emphasizes the importance of turning knowledge and concern about the coastal and marine environment into on-the-ground actions. It aims to generate awareness on local and national ocean-, coastal-, and environment-related initiatives of each country and to increase participation of the communities in these activities.To join, simply send in photos that demonstrate actions and good practices in coastal and ocean protection, development and management such as eco-friendly fishing practices, beach cleanups and mangrove planting activities.Three Grand Prizewinners (one from each category: Youth, Hobbyist and Professional) will each receive an HP F4185 Printer and a trip to Manila (including airfare and accommodations) to attend the 2009 EAS Congress to be held on 23-27 November 2009.Winning entries will be featured in the EAS Congress 2009 exhibition and published in the Tropical Coasts Magazine and 2010 PEMSEA calendar.