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LexisNexis Photo Contest Showcases the Dangers of Climate Change

Hannah Thompson shares the following:

LexisNexis recently partnered with Obelisk Support to tackle climate change with the first ever Global Law photography competition. The competition saw lawyers, law students and legal professionals submit photos to highlight the urgent need for joining the fight against climate change. The images represented what each entrant felt climate change meant to them on a personal level and were judged on how they best illustrated its impact on our planet.

The winner, runner up and highly commended were announced at a celebratory event hosted by LexisNexis, with the competition and event [raising] funds and awareness for ClientEarth, an environmental law NGO.

The competition … was won by Hogan Lovells senior associate Magdalena Bakowska, with a photograph showing aridification in the Namib desert, Namibia. The Law Society’s ‘Back to Law ambassador’ Camilla Bindra-Jones took runner up with an image of three dead birds, arranged together on stones, aiming to highlight the high number of bird deaths due to extreme weather patterns caused by global warming. The images can be seen on the Law Gazette.

For more information, read the blog post.



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