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Cartoon Network MENA and Emirates Environmental Group reveal climate champs

Mon 10 Jun 2024    
| 2 min read

Abu Dhabi: Climate Champions, a Cartoon Network MENA initiative, in partnership with Emirates Environmental Group (EEG), announced the winners of the Environment-themed drawing competition on May 22. The competition received an overwhelming response from young artists who showcased their creativity and commitment to environmental conservation.

The competition, which encouraged kids to visit the Climate Champions website and illustrate a challenge while incorporating characters from Cartoon Network’s popular shows like Teen Titans Go, The Amazing World of Gumball, Ivandoe, and We Baby Bears, demonstrated a unique fusion of art and environmental awareness.

“Congratulations to all the winners of our Environment-themed drawing competition.” Aya Hammad, Marketing, PR & Digital Manager Warner Bros Discovery Kids Networks in MENA  “Their work stood out for its creativity and powerful message about protecting our planet. By partnering with EEG on this initiative alongside with Climate Champions, we aim to empower young artists to become environmental champions, using their artistic talents to raise awareness and drive meaningful action for a sustainable future.”

Habiba Al-Marashi, co-founder and chairperson of EEG – “We are thrilled to see the incredible talent and passion displayed by the young artists in this competition. Their artworks not only showcase their artistic skills but also highlight the importance of protecting our planet’s biodiversity, conserving water, and promoting energy-saving practices. At EEG, we believe in nurturing environmental awareness from a young age, and initiatives like these play a crucial role in inspiring the next generation of environmental leaders.”

  • Winners in Biodiversity Topic
    Age Category: 6-8 years old || Regular School
    Chetna Mishra – Pearl Wisdom School Dubai

    Age Category: 6-8 years old || Special Needs
    Liaba Abid – Al Noor Training Centre For Persons With Disabilities
  • Winners in Water Topic
    Age Category: 9-11years old || Regular School
    Kanshika Manikandan– Dehli Private School, Sharjah

    Age Category: 9-11 years old || Special Needs
    Neysha Ismail – Al Noor Training Centre For Persons With Disabilities
  • Winners in Energy Saving Topic
    Age Category: 12-14 years old || Regular School
    Daniika Meganathan– Dubai Gem Private School

    Age Category: 12-14 years old || Special Needs
    Ehan Mohammad – Al Noor Training Centre For Persons With Disabilities

EEG, a dedicated professional working group committed to environmental education and action programmes, has been instrumental in promoting environmental stewardship among the youth. With a diverse membership network comprising individuals, families, corporate entities, and educational institutions, EEG continues to lead in environmental initiatives and partnerships.

Climate champions, whether individuals or organisations, are committed to advocating for and implementing solutions to address climate change. Their vital role in raising awareness, promoting sustainability, and influencing policies contributes significantly to a more sustainable and resilient future for our planet.

As we celebrate the talent and dedication of these young artists and the ongoing efforts of organisations like the Emirates Environmental Group, let us all be inspired to take meaningful actions towards a greener and healthier planet.

Also read: World Bank encourages climate-resilient irrigation to transform lives

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