2016

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1st PRIZE
Gaya Island Resort
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2nd PRIZE
Scuba Junkie Borneo Dive Holiday
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Gj Quijoy
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3rd PRIZE
Fatboy's Resort & Cressi Dive Gear
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Popular
Prize

Photos with the most 'likes'
#1: "Bye Bye Plastic Bags" gifts & Coral Triangle book
#2-5 runners up: Coral Triangle book
(Displayed number of likes as of 9 June)

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A 3 day 2 night all inclusive holiday for two guests at this 5 star luxury boutique resort in Sabah, Malaysia, including daily meals (with non-alcoholic beverages), speedboat transfers and a guided nature walk with the resort’s resident naturalist.
+ BYO underwater reef guide
+ Coral Triangle coffee table book

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A 5 day 4 night all inclusive dive package for one guest including food, accommodation in a deluxe AC room + 3 days diving (3 dives per day). All dive gear and transfers included. All dive sites included except Sipadan.
+ BYO underwater reef guide
+ Coral Triangle coffee table book

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Cressi Air Mask 2016 + Alpha Ultra Dry Snorkel
+ BYO underwater reef guide
+ Coral Triangle coffee table book

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Bye Bye Plastic Bags cap, t-shirt & tote bag and Coral Triangle coffee table book for 1 popular prize winner
Coral Triangle coffee table book for 4 popular prize runners up

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JAMES MORGAN

James Morgan is a multi award-winning photo-journalist and film director. His documentary & travel photography has appeared on the BBC and in publications including National Geographic, Sunday Times, Guardian. His images regularly lead campaigns for WWF and USAID and he is represented by Panos & Getty. He is a two time winner of the Travel Photographer of the Year Award and was selected as one of Magnum’s ‘30 under 30’ in 2014.

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Putu Sayoga

Balinese photographer Putu Sayoga started out shooting street photographry while studying politics at Gadjah Mada university. His passion, enthusiasm and skill quickly saw his images appearing in many of the world’s leading media brands including the New York Times, Le Monde, Monocle and Geographical. He is also the co-founder of He also co-founder of a documentary photographers collective Arka Project.

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Tommy Schulz

Tommy Schultz is a hugely versatile photographer with well over a decade’s experience shooting surf, fashion, commercial, underwater and documentary photography at the highest level, particularly in South East Asia. His clients include National Geographic, Patagonia, Air Asia & Oryx magazine.


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  1. This contest is aimed at raising awareness and protecting our shared planet. Photos that involve deliberate damage to the environment will be disqualified.
  2. Submitted Instagram photos must
    1. portray plastic waste in a natural setting WHERE IT SHOULD NOT BE...
    2. or show a RECYCLED plastic structure/art piece/creation that resembles nature or wildlife,
    3. use the hashtags #noplace4plastic and #coraltriangle.
  3. To participate in the contest, you must be at least 13 years old and agree to Instagram terms of use
  4. Photos can be taken anywhere in the world. We encourage images that relate to the ocean or coast but these will not be given preference by the judges.
  5. The top 3 photographs will be selected by a panel of professional photographers & environmental advocates. The judges’ decision is final. The prizes are detailed separately on Prizes Terms & Conditions.
  6. The 5 photographs with the most likes will receive a People’s Vote prize – A Coral Triangle coffee table book. Winners of the top 3 prizes are not eligible to win the popular prizes.
  7. IMPORTANT: ALL IMAGES WILL BE AUDITED BY OUR WEBMASTER AND ANY FOUND TO HAVE SOLICITED FAKE LIKES WILL BE IMMEDIATELY DISQUALIFIED.
  8. By entering the contest, you warrant that the submitted photograph is an original work created solely by yourself and that no other party has any right, title, claim or interest in the photograph.
  9. Use of image post-processing tools is permitted.
  10. You are allowed to submit as many photos as you like.
  11. By submitting your photo, you permit the organisers to feature it on www.coraltriangleday.org and in any and all media deemed relevant.
  12. Winning photos will be announced on www.coraltriangleday.org on June 9, 2016, 6:00 pm (GMT+7).
  13. Winners will be contacted privately via their Instagram accounts.
  14. The winner of the grand prize will be responsible for paying for his / her own travel to and from the resort, and for all travel arrangement (unless specified otherwise by the sponsor).
  15. If the winner of the grand prize is a minor in the jurisdiction of his/her legal country of residence, he/she can only take part in such a travel if accompanied by a guardian.
  16. The 10 winners of the book prize will have 10 days to respond to claim their prize after they have been notified by the contest organizers, otherwise their prize will be forfeited.
  17. The 10 winners of the Coral Triangle book will receive the book via post. They will need to provide their full mailing address.
  18. WWF will retain full ownership of the copyright pertaining to the winning Instagram photos.
  19. Direct employees of the Coral Triangle Initiative on Coral Reefs, Fisheries and Food Security (CTI-CFF), CTI National Coordinating Committees (NCCs) and CTI-CFF Development Partners, and employees of contest sponsors/supporters are not eligible for prizes.

Enquiries about the contest can be emailed here.

 
  1. 1st Prize:
    • 3 day/2 night stay at the 5 star Gaya Island Resort, inclusive of villa accommodation and daily meals with non-alcoholic beverages for 2 persons (excluding private dining experiences) + scheduled speedboat transfers to/from Jesselton Point Ferry Terminal + a guided Nature Walk with our Resident Naturalist (subject to availability) + YES Huddle 4G Mobile Hotspot for WIFI access.
    • Prize validity will be for 6 months starting 09-Jun. To be used between July - December 2016. Black-out dates apply.
    • 1 x BYO Underwater Reef Guide
    • 1 x Coral Triangle coffee table book
  2. 2nd Prize:
    • 5 day/4 night stay in ‘Scuba Junkie: Mabul Beach Resort’ inclusive of accommodation and daily meals for 2 persons + selected diving package at appointed diving sites for 2 persons (excluding Sipadan island). The winners will get the chance to participate in their environmental projects/events during their stay.
    • 1 x BYO Underwater Reef Guide
    • 1 x Coral Triangle coffee table book
  3. 3rd Prize:
    • Cressi 2016 Air Mask in blue/white + Alpha Ultra Dry snorkel.
    • 1 x BYO Underwater Reef Guide
    • 1 x Coral Triangle coffee table book
  4. Popular Prize:
    • Bye Bye Plastic Bags cap, t-shirt & tote bag
    • Coral Triangle coffee table book
  5. 4 x Popular Prize runners up will each receive:
    • 1 x Coral Triangle coffee table book