Amazing Nature Contest - August 2021 - #02

in Amazing Nature2 months ago

Hello Nature Lovers !

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I would like to cordially invite you to another great week of the Amazing Nature Contest. There were already so many excellent entries regarding how amazing nature is in the past episodes, thanks to all of you, but there is still so much more to see! ^^ To participate in the #amazingnature contest just write up a post and explain how amazing nature is for you personally ^^

What is the Purpose of the Contest ?

I am a huge nature-lover and really enjoy taking pictures of all the lovely things that surround me every day, no matter if plants, animals or landscapes. Hive is a brilliant place to watch these while simultaneously reading and learning about nature from all over the world. There is such a diversity of great content, thanks to all of you, from different perspectives and out of various motivations. This contest attempts to collect all those beautiful snapshots and their amazing stories in a weekly compilation so that you all can benefit from the beauty that we are facing all the time, but so often are not able to appreciate in the modern and fast paced times we are living in.

#amazingnature is at home in the DNA-Discord, a organization run by people for the people, with the aim to foster and densify nature-appreciation in the blockchain. DNA is also the home of the #aquaticsentinels, the #featheredfriends, the @fungilovers and the #insectsoftheworld communities.



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Contest Rules :

  • POST your entry INTO the AMAZING NATURE COMMUNITY. You can also use the #amazingnature TAG if you like to ^^
  • CLEARLY MENTION that your post is an ENTRY for this contest.
  • All pictures have to be your own. You can use the amazing nature banner if you like or create your own.
  • STATE IN THE TEXT why those pictures are representing YOUR AMAZING NATURE. This is an ESSENTIAL part of this contest; 400 words minimum (per language) !
  • Drop the LINK to your post IN THE COMMENTS. You can add a picture if you like. It is NECESSARY as I have to post a link in Discord on Friday, 5 days later for voting and also for my own compiling purposes.
  • The entry window is open for ~ 5 DAYS. Watch out for the -CLOSED in the title.

If you miss the entry, please wait for the next round. As I have to work and also to manage a family there are no fixed UTC times.The window can open in a wide range between 10 am - 10 pm and also close accordingly ^^

  • The AMAZING NATURE COMMUNITY is there FOR ALL POSTS ABOUT THE AMAZING NATURE AROUND YOU. We would highly appreciate it if you share your great nature content there with us! .. The contest is located there as an integrated part and special community feature ^^ It also features the Amazing Nature Challenge with weekly changing topic (@bucipuci) and various Curation Reports (@nelinoeva, @redheadpei, @jlufer, @oscurity) !

Possible Topics :

As nature covers an incredible wide range there is really anything possible. Amazing Natures categories could be anything from the following topics:

  • Botany
  • Zoology
  • Geology
  • Landscapes
  • Philosophy
  • ... Surprise us ^^



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Prizes to Win :

  • 1st : 1 HBD
  • 2st : 0.5 HBD
  • 3st : 0.25 HBD

I will present all participants in the entries section of the announcement posts that will be published roughly one week later on Sunday (depending on my time schedule this may shift ^^). This way you will have a nice compilation of them all. The number of winning places is adaptable and differs by the number of participants to keep a 50% winner limit (1 to 3 - one place, 4 to 6 - two places, 6 or more - full podium). As an special feature, the new title picture will be created from the entry of the contest winner. This time it is from @edgarlys.bravo.

How are the Winners chosen ?

The voting on the winners will be done by the whole DNA community. Therefore we created a special contest channel in the DNA Discord (Amazing Nature Contest). Here I will post the announcement post including the winners (Announcements) EACH SUNDAY together with all your entries (Entries) EACH FRIDAY. Every member of DNA will be able to assign "voting emojis" under the entries for 24 HOURS. In the end those three with the most are the lucky winners. I will engage as a judge in case of a draw ^^



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THIS WEEKS WINNERS


The winner of this weeks contest round was chosen to be @edgarlys.bravo, with her entry about a little family trip to the beach of Quetepe, in the State of Sucre, Venezuela, to take a break from the daily routine. In the post we get to know about the beautiful location, as well as the vegetation and the local zoology there ^^ .. Thank you very much for bringing this place near to us ;)


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In his entry @iqbaladan takes us out into the rice fields that are located close to his home city. We also get to see more about this ecosystem and are provided with some nice pictures of the rice plants .. Thank you very much for participation of for your nice entry ^^


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HONORABLE MENTIONS



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@francyrios75
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@antikus369
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DNA - Densifying Nature-Appreciation :



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DNA is an organization to foster and DENSIFY NATURE-APPRECIATION which aims to establish REPORTS OF BIODIVERSITY DATA that is contributed by all of us Hiveans and subsequently cataloged.

Therefore DNA searches for HIGH-QUALITY posts that aim to DESCRIBE and determine the BIODIVERSITY AROUND YOU with added EXPLANATIONS and INFORMATION. For these informative posts they offer a CURATION SERVICE using the @dna.org account. It is also a CURATION TRAIL. Just add the #dna TAG if you think that any of your posts is what they are looking for.

At the moment DNA is the home of #amazingnature for all your post about the amazing nature all around us, the #aquaticsentinels for all your posts about marine topics, the #featheredfriends for all you great posts about our feathered friends, the #fungifriday for all your posts about fungi and mushrooms and the #insectsoftheworld for all posts about the world of insects ^^ But we hope that more nature related communities will join, or maybe some Hiveans start their own little project there ;) .. Maybe even you?


AMAZING NATURE COMMUNITY

AQUATIC SENTINELS COMMUNITY

FEATHERED FRIENDS COMMUNITY

FUNGI LOVERS COMMUNITY

INSECTS OF THE WORLD

If you are INTERESTED in DNA, please do not hesitate to ask about it, or directly JOIN US in the DNA DISCORD ;)


"By The People, For The People"



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The Terminal & Discord :







There is another initiative here on Hive that I would like to bring close to you as I absolutely love them, The Terminal:

THE TERMINAL DISCORD

It is a great location for LEARNING ABOUT HIVE, Discord, and Hive-related communities, full of nice people that you may ask if you need ASSISTANCE, with nearly everything ^^ You will find documents to assist you, a place to learn and practice, and to find out about the many opportunities to form CONNECTIONS with other Hiveans.

It host the REDFISH RALLY, a funny challenge for all those that are new here to the world of Hive. The Terminal also hosts the HEYHAVEYAMET project by @heyhaveyamet, which introduces all new Hiveans on a daily basis, so that you don't have to search for them ^^


THE TERMINAL COMMUNITY

So why not joining us in the THE TERMINAL DISCORD? You will not regret it ^^


"Your one-stop location for learning about destinations in the Hive blockchain and Discord"



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Best wishes,
Adalger


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 2 months ago  

Hi there Nature Lovers ^^

Congratulation to @edgarlys.bravo and @iqbaladan for the winning places and thank you for participating in the contest .. I am glad that you found your way to us here in AN ;) .. Also a big thanks to @francyrios75 and @antikus360 for another one of their great post into the community !

This said I wish all of you a great start into the next week and a good time out in nature wherever you may be ^^

Best wishes,
Adalger

Thank you very much for all the support and best wishes. Hope nature will still guiding you and luck stays on your side. Have a nice day!

Thanks, Adalger. I hope next time I still can share what I found around my neighborhood.



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My post for the Amazing Nature Contest - August 2021 - #02

https://ecency.com/hive-127788/@antikus369/amazing-nature-contest-august-2021-65dd228782ba9

 2 months ago  

Oh, thank you for another entry @antikus369 😄

Thank u so much to you all! It was a greatest pleasure to share my trip with you. Have a great day!♡

 2 months ago  

Thanks a lot for your entry to that round 😃 .. you are always highly welcome to share your other nice trips here with us whenever you like to ^^

It's nice and clearly picture. You show me a good picture for nature. I really like it.

 2 months ago  

I am glad you liked it @phuong.sitha ^^ .. this contest aims for compile the beauty of nature from all the different perspectives from people all over the world .. if it reaches out to people I am always happy about it .. there will be nother announcement next weekend that you them may enjoy again 😉

Thanks for the mention and HBD, wish this community all the best.

 2 months ago  

You are welcome @iqbaladan 😀 .. and thanks for the wishes .. have great week ahead, and maybe we read you one day in the future again 😉

Thank you for appreciating my work and choosing photos.
Reblog and upvote 100%.

 2 months ago  

Thanks again for another great entry @antikus369 .. its so nice to see you around so often with your great contributions and dedication posts to the nature around us ^^

I like the Amazing Nature community and I am glad to participate in the contests.
Thank you for organizing the competition!

 2 months ago  

My pleasure 😊

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Hello; @adalger


We appreciate your work and your post was manually shared on Twitter by @papilloncharity from the DNA team!
Reach us on Discord to learn more about the project!

Happy and blessed start of the week dear community amazing nature, it is always a pleasure to share with you my photographic works about the nature that surrounds me.

This time I bring you beautiful images of the flowers of the fabulous basil plant, I hope you like it, as well as my friend @adalger, and his work team, because it is my entry for this week's contest.

The Flower of the aromatic Basil or Ocimum Basilicum

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My sincere congratulations to last week's winners, @edgarlys.bravo and @iqbaladan. I am infinitely grateful for the honorable mention I received for my work.

Greetings to all and I send you thousands of blessings for this week that has just begun.

 2 months ago  

Thanks for your next entry @francyrios75 ^^

Congratulations to the winners and honorable mentions!
I have an entry for this week at: https://peakd.com/hive-127788/@porters/wednesday-walk-with-wasps-and-wildflowers

 2 months ago  

Hey they @portees, nice to see you around again with another of your awesome posts 👋

Hi @adalger, it's a great honour to participate in the contest. Here is my entry.
Thank you and Have a wonderful weekend all :))

https://ecency.com/hive-127788/@trangbaby/how-i-feel-when-i

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Hi @adalger, i'm so happy when joined this interesting contest. This is my entry : https://ecency.com/hive-127788/@thu172/i-find-myself-when-i

This contest is helpful because we can share our love to Nature. Thank you🎈
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