Population growth is a threat multiplier – it makes other problems worse and more difficult to combat. Through the World of 7 Billion student video contest, middle and high schoolers are given the platform to think critically about global challenges related to population and share what they think we should do to fix it.
Explain how population growth impacts one of the following global challenges and offer an idea for a sustainable solution. The global challenges are: agriculture and food, urbanization, or ocean health.
All video submissions must be received by 5:00pm ET on Tuesday, February 22, 2022.
Winners will be announced on May 10, 2022.
Videos are judged by topic (Agriculture and Food; Urbanization; Ocean Health). Within each topic, awards will be presented as follows:
High School (9th-12th)
Middle School (6th-8th)
Best in State
50 cash prizes will be awarded to the best video in each U.S. state.
Best International by Region
Six cash prizes will be awarded to the best international video by world region (Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, North America, South America).
Narrow your focus by concentrating on a subtheme within your topic. The strongest videos don’t try to tackle an entire global challenge. Possible subthemes include:
Each entry must focus on ONE of the following global challenges as it relates to population growth: