Call for submission: virtual exhibition on Brahmaputra
Science Communication for Water Diplomacy in the Brahmaputra (Siang in Arunachal Pradesh in India, Yarlung Tsangpo in Tibet Autonomous region in China, Jamuna in Bangladesh, and joined by the four major rivers of Bhutan: Torsa (Ammochu), Sankosh (Punatsangchu), Wangchu (Raidak) and Manas) has been initiated with the intention to bridge the gap that exists between the media and the scientific community in the river basin, leading to both the group of stakeholders working in silos while in reality there is ample scope for collaboration for research and stories evolving out of these research initiatives. The virtual photo exhibition intends to generate photo narratives from the basin that would also facilitate the involvement of stakeholders beyond researchers and the journalists. Nevertheless, photo journalists are actively encouraged to share their photo stories, along with anyone else who has a story to share on the river. The objective of this activity is to get a perspective on how people from different social groups and sections of the society relate with the river. The story accompanying the pictures doesn’t have to be too elaborate and should not exceed 300-350 words (it can also be shorter) and should be submitted in pdf format. The pictures submitted can be taken through any device (camera/mobile phone/tablet) but with fairly good resolution, and should be your own and not plagiarized. The deadline for submission is 25th June 2021.