Schoolchildren in the Maldives form a giant '350' in the lead up to October 24th. Credit: 350.org
What are you doing today for the International Day of Climate Action, this Saturday, October, 24, 2009? Plan an awareness-raising, pollution-reducing event? Organize a climate-discussion with a meal made from locally grown food? Did you host a teach-in at the town library and wear an organic cotton 350 t-shirt? Prove it! TreeHugger writers will be sending in their photos from around the globe, and we want to see yours for our first Writers/Readers slideshow in celebration of the International Day of Climate Action. Click through for details and see the potential for your photo in today's Readers' Home Improvement Photos .
350 supporters rally on Capitol Hill, March 2009. Credit: 350.org
Upload Photos: The Technical Stuff: Please send only jpeg files. Photographs should be no larger than 550 pixels wide, 72 dpi (that's sized for the web), and 200 KB or smaller. (Want to know more about sizing photos for the Web? Check out this helpful article, How to Resize photos for Email or the Web: A Step-by-Step Guide.)
What we're looking for: Photos of your International Day of Climate Action activities. You can submit as many as like (though our upload tool will only accept five files per upload). Please include a description of the photograph, including location (town/city/county, state, and country, and an explanation as to why you submitted what you did, plus and any other tidbits that might dazzle us. Please include your name(s) if you'd like us to give you (and the photographer) credit.
Deadlines, deadlines! Please send your photos in by 11:59 pm on the night of Sunday, October 25, 2009.
Submit already! Just go to our My Photos page to send us your pics. Thanks!
Visit 350.org to find an action near you.
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