BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD) – Caroline Nickerson, Miss Louisiana Earth 2020, is challenging anyone to help make a difference for wetlands with her project: Land Loss Lookout.
The project aims to identify types of wetland loss in the Gulf of Mexico and label where such loss is occurring. The challenge lasts from Sunday, Aug. 8 to Sunday, Aug. 15. The online project was developed by Cartoscope in partnership with Healthy Gulf and Northeastern University.
Anyone can participate, here’s how:
- Make an account with SciStarter by clicking here.
- Click on the Land Loss Lookout icon.
- To go to http://bit.ly/landlosscairns, follow the directions to begin begin participating in the project.
- After finishing a session, the project will be directed to a short questionnaire and will inform about how many contributions are made.
- After the information is shared, participants will be directed to SciStarter to get credit for those contributions.
Whoever makes the most contributions during the two-week period will get a shoutout on the Miss Louisiana Earth and SciStarter social media accounts.
Miss Louisiana Earth is the official preliminary to compete in the Miss Earth USA pageant. The winner of Miss Earth USA goes on to represent the United States and compete for the title of Miss Earth.
Interested in becoming Miss Earth Louisiana 2021? Click here for more information.