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jodeDSF ADMIN July 9, 2012
Do you want to be happier, smarter and healthier? We do. That is why we at the David Suzuki Foundation challenged folks to join us in spending at least 30 minutes a day in nature for 30 days in June 2012.

While our first 30x30 Challenge has concluded, we encourage people to start their own personal challenge. Better yet, challenge your friends and colleagues to get outside for a half hour each day for the next 30 days

Share your photos here-we can't wait to see them!

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Do you want to be happier, smarter and healthier? We do. That is why we at the David Suzuki Foundation are challenging folks to take a daily dose of nature by spending at least 30 minutes a day in nature for 30 days in a row this June.

As part of the 30x30 Challenge we will be holding a weekly Flickr photo contest. We want to see amazing photos of people enjoying the wonders of nature in their neighbourhoods. And we have lots of cool prizes to give away.

To enter the 30×30 Challenge Flickr photo contest, upload photos from your time in nature each week to this group (max 7 per week). Prizes from our pals at Genuine Health will be awarded each week for the best photos. The first two weekly winners (selected on June 7th and June 14th) will have their photos displayed at our upcoming event at Toronto's Art Gallery of Ontario, courtesy of Interface.

What kind of images can you post?
We want you to grab your camera, head out into your neighbourhood, take a deep breath, and focus. We need your help to capture photos of people enjoying the natural wonders in your city. Only photos taken in Canada are valid!

What information should you include with you image?
We’d love to know what the image is, when and where the image was taken. If you can geotag your image that would be superb!

What can you win?
Weekly prizes will include awesome swag from our pals at Genuine Health, including books, t-shirts and kleen kanteen water bottles. Selected photos will be featured at a David Suzuki Foundation event at the Art Gallery of Ontario on June 14th. A grand prize will be distributed at the end of the month.

Contest Rules and Regulations
This contest is open to all Canadian residents (excluding the province of Quebec) except employees, representatives or agents (and those with whom such persons are domiciled) of the David Suzuki Foundation, its subsidiaries, affiliates, related companies, associates of the sponsor’s brands and their respective advertising and promotion agencies, prize providers and suppliers (collectively, the “Contest Parties”) and their immediate family members (spouse, parent, child, sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they live) or persons living in the same households of such employees.

Contest begins on 12:00 a.m. E.S.T. June 1st 2012 and we will accept submissions until 11:59 p.m. E.S.T. June 30, 2012. Photos previously entered for the Nature in the City contest are not valid submissions for the 30x30 Challenge. Only photos taken within Canada are valid.

By submitting an entry, each entrant agrees to these rules ("Official Rules") and warrants that his or her entry complies with all requirements set out in the Official Rules.

As a member of our group and contributor, you understand that images may be published on the David Suzuki Foundation website (www.davidsuzuki.org), in the David Suzuki Foundation's online newsletter, in the David Suzuki Foundation's printed “Finding Solutions” newsletter, and any future reports released by the Foundation. The David Suzuki Foundation reserves the non-exclusive right to publish any entry and/or use any entry in promotional material.

In order for the David Suzuki Foundation to use your photos, you must confirm that (a) your photo is your own original work; (b) you own all the rights in the photo, including copyright; (c) you have the right to give the David Suzuki Foundation permission to use your photo for the purposes specified in these rules; (d) the photo is not defamatory and does not infringe any Canadian laws or violate the rights of any third party; (e) you have the consent of anyone who is identifiable in your photo or the consent of their parent / guardian if they are minors; (f) you waive any moral rights that you may have in the photo; (g) you indemnify David Suzuki Foundation against any claim, demand, action, suit, or other proceedings against David Suzuki Foundation arising out of the use of the photo or any false or inaccurate statements.

The prize will be indicated on the www.davidsuzuki.org/what-you-can-do/book-club/30x30-faqs/. The prize shall be accepted as is and may not be exchanged for an amount of money, nor sold nor transferred. No substitutions will be allowed. If the prize cannot be awarded as described, the David Suzuki Foundation and its affiliates reserve the right to substitute a prize or prize component with another of comparable value.Refusal to accept the prize releases the David Suzuki Foundation and its affiliates, as well as their respective directors, officers and employees, of all obligations.

If you are selected as a winner, you, or your parents or guardians if you are a minor, agree to have your name, including your photograph, and/or voice used for advertising purposes related to this contest, free of charge. If you are selected as a winner, you, or your parents or guardians if you are a minor, agree that upon accepting the prize you confirm your eligibility of these rules and release the David Suzuki Foundation and its affiliates, as well as their respective directors, officers and employees, from all liability for any damage or loss arising from participation in this contest or from the awarding, acceptance or use of the prize. Should you make any false statement, you shall be automatically disqualified from the contest.

Responsibility
The David Suzuki Foundation reserves the right to moderate the photos in this group and will remove any and all photos it deems inappropriate based on administrator judgement.
The David Suzuki Foundation is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunctions of computer online systems, servers, access providers, computer equipment, software or any e-mail, online or internet entry lost due to technical problems or traffic congestion on the internet or at any website or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to an entrant’s or any other person’s computer or property related to or resulting from playing or downloading any material in the promotion.

The David Suzuki Foundation and its affiliates, as well as their respective directors, officers and employees, shall assume no liability of any kind, whatsoever, in any cases in which their inability to act results from an event or situation beyond their control, including more particularly a strike, lockout or any other labour dispute in their place of business or the places of business of the organizations or businesses whose services are used to hold this contest.

All personal information, such as your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address and age is collected solely for the purposes of administering this contest and shall not be used for any other purpose without your consent. By providing this information, you consent to it being used for the stated purposes.

By entering, contestants agree to abide by the contest rules which shall be applied by the David Suzuki Foundation. All of the David Suzuki Foundation's decisions are final.

Group Rules

About David Suzuki 30x30 Challenge

Do you want to be happier, smarter and healthier? We do. That is why we at the David Suzuki Foundation are challenging folks to take a daily dose of nature by spending at least 30 minutes a day in nature for 30 days in a row this June.

As part of the 30x30 Challenge we will be holding a weekly Flickr photo contest. We want to see amazing photos of people enjoying the wonders of nature in their neighbourhoods. And we have lots of cool prizes to give away.

To enter the 30×30 Challenge Flickr photo contest, upload photos from your time in nature each week to this group (max 7 per week). Prizes from our pals at Genuine Health will be awarded each week for the best photos. The first two weekly winners (selected on June 7th and June 14th) will have their photos displayed at our upcoming event at Toronto's Art Gallery of Ontario, courtesy of Interface.

What kind of images can you post?
We want you to grab your camera, head out into your neighbourhood, take a deep breath, and focus. We need your help to capture photos of people enjoying the natural wonders in your city. Only photos taken in Canada are valid!

What information should you include with you image?
We’d love to know what the image is, when and where the image was taken. If you can geotag your image that would be superb!

What can you win?
Weekly prizes will include awesome swag from our pals at Genuine Health, including books, t-shirts and kleen kanteen water bottles. Selected photos will be featured at a David Suzuki Foundation event at the Art Gallery of Ontario on June 14th. A grand prize will be distributed at the end of the month.

Contest Rules and Regulations
This contest is open to all Canadian residents (excluding the province of Quebec) except employees, representatives or agents (and those with whom such persons are domiciled) of the David Suzuki Foundation, its subsidiaries, affiliates, related companies, associates of the sponsor’s brands and their respective advertising and promotion agencies, prize providers and suppliers (collectively, the “Contest Parties”) and their immediate family members (spouse, parent, child, sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they live) or persons living in the same households of such employees.

Contest begins on 12:00 a.m. E.S.T. June 1st 2012 and we will accept submissions until 11:59 p.m. E.S.T. June 30, 2012. Photos previously entered for the Nature in the City contest are not valid submissions for the 30x30 Challenge. Only photos taken within Canada are valid.

By submitting an entry, each entrant agrees to these rules ("Official Rules") and warrants that his or her entry complies with all requirements set out in the Official Rules.

As a member of our group and contributor, you understand that images may be published on the David Suzuki Foundation website (www.davidsuzuki.org), in the David Suzuki Foundation's online newsletter, in the David Suzuki Foundation's printed “Finding Solutions” newsletter, and any future reports released by the Foundation. The David Suzuki Foundation reserves the non-exclusive right to publish any entry and/or use any entry in promotional material.

In order for the David Suzuki Foundation to use your photos, you must confirm that (a) your photo is your own original work; (b) you own all the rights in the photo, including copyright; (c) you have the right to give the David Suzuki Foundation permission to use your photo for the purposes specified in these rules; (d) the photo is not defamatory and does not infringe any Canadian laws or violate the rights of any third party; (e) you have the consent of anyone who is identifiable in your photo or the consent of their parent / guardian if they are minors; (f) you waive any moral rights that you may have in the photo; (g) you indemnify David Suzuki Foundation against any claim, demand, action, suit, or other proceedings against David Suzuki Foundation arising out of the use of the photo or any false or inaccurate statements.

The prize will be indicated on the www.davidsuzuki.org/what-you-can-do/book-club/30x30-faqs/. The prize shall be accepted as is and may not be exchanged for an amount of money, nor sold nor transferred. No substitutions will be allowed. If the prize cannot be awarded as described, the David Suzuki Foundation and its affiliates reserve the right to substitute a prize or prize component with another of comparable value.Refusal to accept the prize releases the David Suzuki Foundation and its affiliates, as well as their respective directors, officers and employees, of all obligations.

If you are selected as a winner, you, or your parents or guardians if you are a minor, agree to have your name, including your photograph, and/or voice used for advertising purposes related to this contest, free of charge. If you are selected as a winner, you, or your parents or guardians if you are a minor, agree that upon accepting the prize you confirm your eligibility of these rules and release the David Suzuki Foundation and its affiliates, as well as their respective directors, officers and employees, from all liability for any damage or loss arising from participation in this contest or from the awarding, acceptance or use of the prize. Should you make any false statement, you shall be automatically disqualified from the contest.

Responsibility
The David Suzuki Foundation is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunctions of computer online systems, servers, access providers, computer equipment, software or any e-mail, online or internet entry lost due to technical problems or traffic congestion on the internet or at any website or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to an entrant’s or any other person’s computer or property related to or resulting from playing or downloading any material in the promotion.

The David Suzuki Foundation and its affiliates, as well as their respective directors, officers and employees, shall assume no liability of any kind, whatsoever, in any cases in which their inability to act results from an event or situation beyond their control, including more particularly a strike, lockout or any other labour dispute in their place of business or the places of business of the organizations or businesses whose services are used to hold this contest.

All personal information, such as your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address and age is collected solely for the purposes of administering this contest and shall not be used for any other purpose without your consent. By providing this information, you consent to it being used for the stated purposes.

By entering, contestants agree to abide by the contest rules which shall be applied by the David Suzuki Foundation. All of the David Suzuki Foundation's decisions are final.
www.davidsuzuki.org/30x30

Additional Info

  • Members can post 7 things to the pool each week.
  • Accepted content types: Photos, Images
  • Accepted safety levels: Safe
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