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January 13, 2010 11:10 ET

TENTHMIL.com Announces "Green Is Green Art Contest" and "Best of the Press College Journalism Awards"

EUGENE, OR--(Marketwire - January 13, 2010) - TENTHMIL would like to show its support for aspiring writers and artists by hosting two contests with grand prizes of $1,000. The contests will offer environmentalist writers and artists a chance to showcase their work on the TENTHMIL website and open the possibility of working with TENTHMIL in the future, either as a guest writer or contributing artist. Second and third place winners get $500 and $250, respectively.

TENTHMIL BEST OF THE PRESS COLLEGE JOURNALISM AWARDS

Seeking the best environmental writing published in the college press.

Eligibility: any work published in a college or university newspaper during calendar 2009 (Dated Jan 1 to Dec 31, 2009). The judges will be particularly interested in investigative pieces, and writing on the subject areas of renewable energy and ecological restoration.

Submit to: contest@tenthmil.com, using "Best of the Press" as the subject line.

TENTHMIL GREEN IS GREEN ART CONTEST

Seeking new, creative artwork with an environmental theme.

Eligibility: Anyone at least 18 years of age may submit original artwork to the Green is Green contest. Art must have an environmental theme, and artists must be able to assign rights to use the artwork to TENTHMIL.

Submit to: contest@tenthmil.com, using "Green is Green Art Contest" as the subject line.

We'll be accepting submissions from Jan 20, 2010 to Mar 20, 2010 for the art contest, and from Jan 20, 2010 to February 20, 2010 for the journalism contest. For the full contest information, visit http://www.tenthmil.com/campaigns/arts/green_is_green_art_contest, or http://www.tenthmil.com/campaigns/policy/tenthmil_best_of_the_press_2009_student_ journalism_awards.

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TENTHMIL is a new website for environmental news, blogging, arts, and activism. Forthcoming events and projects will focus restoration work on our oceans, forests, rangelands, and rivers. In addition, TENTHMIL will act as an interactive platform for making policy change at the state and federal levels. If it sounds like a lofty goal, that's because it is. But it's this type of action that is going to lead us to a cleaner, safer future. As TENTHMIL founder and green power entrepreneur Steve Munson says: "Conservation is not enough -- it's time for restoration."

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