Focus On Your World
gold prizewinners

Since 1991 UNEP, with the sponsorship of Canon, has held four highly successful ‘Focus on Your World’ photographic competitions on the environment. This year’s winning images are highlighted in the UN Pavilion at EXPO 2005, and will be on display in San Francisco as part of the World Environment Day celebrations (1 – 5 June). The gold prizewinners depicted here were chosen from over 32,000 entries from around the world.

General Category



Wildlife Refugees/Tamil Nadu, India
Reshmi Chandra Senan, India




Youth Category



Rich and Poor on Top of the Old Garbage Dump of Mexico city/Mexico
Monica Alexandra Terrazas Galvan, Mexico




Children’s Category



Buddhism to Conserve/Thailand
Chamaiporn Pongpanich, Thailand




This issue:
Contents | Editorial K. Toepfer | Challenges and Opportunity | Bridging the Water Gap | Golden Gateway to Green Cities | The Spirit of “Mottai Nai” | Cities without Slums | People | Rapid Progress | At a glance: Greening Cities | Charging into the Future | Star profile: Tokiko Kato | The Female Factor | Unlocking People Energy | Think Local | High Achievements | Life at the Top | Books and products | Focus On Your World | Black Sea, Green City?


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