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Climate Change
Video Contest
Climate change is affecting: rainforests, swamp forests, boreal forests, temperate forests and all of their inhabitants... Climate change is affecting: coastal cities, crops, malaria, water shortages, nutrition, shellfish... Climate change is affecting: how you get to work, rainfall, heat waves, sea levels, arctic communities, flooding, landslides...Climate change is affecting: forest fires, insect outbreaks, polar bears, pikas, the plants in your backyard, coral reefs, wolverines... Climate change is affecting: road closures, your food, Pacific islands, permafrost, the tundra, ice sheets, glaciers... Climate change is affecting: salmon, snowboarding, bull trout, birds, butterflies, summer road trips... Climate change is affecting: disease, human health, skiing, fish populations, plant growth, weeds... Climate change is affecting: snowpack, droughts, drinking water, beaches, your budget, caribou... Climate change is affecting: soil productivity, tardigrades, mosses, cryptobiotic crusts, forest epiphytes... Climate change is affecting: penguins, sea birds, amphibians, snowmobiling, pond-hockey, your garden... Climate change is affecting: air quality, pollination, habitat, low-income communities, ice fishing, infectious disease, mosquitoes... Climate change is affecting: energy consumption, agriculture, hurricanes, the spread of pine beetles, bees...

Climate change is already shaping the world you'll inherit. It will impact all aspects of society and the environment, affecting each of us in a variety of ways. So the University of Washington School of Environmental and Forest Sciences wants to know: What does climate change mean to you?

2015 Contest Finalists



High School Videos



First Place

Leo Pfeifer and Meagan Tajalle
Ballard High School, Seattle, WA



Second Place

Teri Guo, Caeli MacLennan, Kevin Nakahara, Ethan Perrin, and Nivida Thomas
Tesla STEM High School, Redmond, WA



Other Finalists









College Videos



First Place

Michael Moynihan and Sarra Tekola
University of Washington, Seattle, WA



Second Place

Erfan Dastournejad
Shoreline Community College, Shoreline, WA



Other Finalists







School of Environmental and Forest Sciences University of Washington College of the Environment



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