01/11/15

Winners of the 2014 Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest

Thank you so much for your outpouring of “frog and environmental” love. The 5th Annual Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest with 973 diverse artworks from 32 countries was the widest global reach yet! I want to thank my judges: Laura Skolar, Christine Wiltanger, Greg Spalenka, Greg Brickey, Derek May, Mark T. Smith, and Emma Lam.

Each 1st place WINNER in the age group categories: (3-6, 7-9, 10-12, and 13-15) win a prize, so please contact us. Other winners receive an official certificate by email, detailing where they placed, so contact us for that as well. All other children will be able to download a participation certificate via this website soon.

And now… for the Winners!

Age Group 3-6

1st Place Winner, Kardelen Koc, Turkey; 2nd Place Winner, Liam Cheng, New York; 3rd Place Winner Vinci Chan Wing Chi, Hong Kong.

Honorable Mentions: Jessen Whelchel, California; Lucy Krimmel, California; Liam Malinsky, Hoboken, New Jersey; Liu Tsz Chun, Hong Kong; Stephen Lu, South Brunswick, NJ.

1st Place Winner, Kardelen Koc, Turkey, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest 2014, age 3-6 group

1st Place Winner, Kardelen Koc, Turkey, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest 2014, age 3-6 group

2nd Place Winner, Liam Cheng, New York, USA, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest 2014, age 3-6 group

2nd Place Winner, Liam Cheng, New York, USA, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest 2014, age 3-6 group

3rd Place Winner Vinci Chan Wing Chi, Hong Kong, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest 2014, age 3-6 group

3rd Place Winner Vinci Chan Wing Chi, Hong Kong, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest 2014, age 3-6 group

Honorable Mention Jessen Whelchel, California, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest 2014, age 3-6 group

Honorable Mention Jessen Whelchel, California, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest 2014, age 3-6 group

Honorable Mention, Lucy Krimmel, California, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest 2014, age 3-6 group

Honorable Mention, Lucy Krimmel, California, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest 2014, age 3-6 group

Honorable Mention, Liam Malinsky, Hoboken, New Jersey, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest 2014, age 3-6 group

Honorable Mention, Liam Malinsky, Hoboken, New Jersey, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest 2014, age 3-6 group

Honorable Mention, Liu Tsz Chun, Hong Kong, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest 2014, age 3-6 group

Honorable Mention, Liu Tsz Chun, Hong Kong, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest 2014, age 3-6 group

Honorable Mention, Stephen Lu, South Brunswick, NJ, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest 2014, age 3-6 group

Honorable Mention, Stephen Lu, South Brunswick, NJ, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest 2014, age 3-6 group

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Age Group 7-9

1st Place Winner, Justin Hou, New Mexico; 2nd Place Winner, Mofan Qu, South Brunswick, New Jersey; 3rd Place Winner, Grace Demarest, California.

Honorable Mentions: Aditri Chauhan, Piscataway, New Jersey; Csenge Markus, Hungary; Dhanvi Sayani, Dubai, UAE.

1st Place Winner, Justin Hou, New Mexico, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest - Ages 7-9

1st Place Winner, Justin Hou, New Mexico, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest - Ages 7-9

2nd Place Winner, Mofan Qu, South Brunswick, New Jersey, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest - Ages 7-9

2nd Place Winner, Mofan Qu, South Brunswick, New Jersey, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest - Ages 7-9

3rd Place Winner, Grace Demarest, California, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest - Ages 7-9

3rd Place Winner, Grace Demarest, California, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest - Ages 7-9

Honorable Mention, Aditri Chauhan, Piscataway, New Jersey, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest - Ages 7-9

Honorable Mention, Aditri Chauhan, Piscataway, New Jersey, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest - Ages 7-9

Honorable Mention, Csenge Markus, Hungary, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest - Ages 7-9

Honorable Mention, Csenge Markus, Hungary, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest - Ages 7-9

Honorable Mention, Dhanvi Sayani, Dubai, UAE, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest - Ages 7-9

Honorable Mention, Dhanvi Sayani, Dubai, UAE, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest - Ages 7-9

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Age Group 10-12

1st Place Winner, Roshni K.R., India; 2nd Place Winner, Doga Tansug, Turkey; 3rd Place Winner, Ada Zeylan, Turkey; 4th Place Winner, Rana Taki, Turkey.

Honorable Mentions: Elif Ersoz, Turkey; Fatahillah Faisal Rizqiawan, Indonesia; Joshua Lim Kah Lok, Malaysia; Mercen Turkmen, Turkey; Zakiyah Hasanah, Indonesia.

1st Place Winner, Roshni K.R., India, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest ages 10-12

1st Place Winner, Roshni K.R., India, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest ages 10-12

2nd Place Winner, Doga Tansug, Turkey, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest ages 10-12

2nd Place Winner, Doga Tansug, Turkey, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest ages 10-12

3rd Place Winner, Ada Zeylan, Turkey, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest ages 10-12

3rd Place Winner, Ada Zeylan, Turkey, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest ages 10-12

4th Place Winner, Rana Taki, Turkey, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest ages 10-12

4th Place Winner, Rana Taki, Turkey, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest ages 10-12

Honorable Mention, Elif Ersoz, Turkey, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest ages 10-12

Honorable Mention, Elif Ersoz, Turkey, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest ages 10-12

Honorable Mention, Fatahillah Faisal Rizqiawan, Indonesia, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest ages 10-12

Honorable Mention, Fatahillah Faisal Rizqiawan, Indonesia, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest ages 10-12

Honorable Mention, Joshua Lim Kah Lok, Malaysia, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest ages 10-12

Honorable Mention, Joshua Lim Kah Lok, Malaysia, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest ages 10-12

Honorable Mention, Mercen Turkmen, Turkey, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest ages 10-12

Honorable Mention, Mercen Turkmen, Turkey, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest ages 10-12

Honorable Mention, Zakiyah Hasanah, Indonesia, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest ages 10-12

Honorable Mention, Zakiyah Hasanah, Indonesia, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest ages 10-12

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Age Group 13-16

1st Place Winner, Irene Qiao, USA; 2nd Place Winner, Arushi Aggarwal, India; 3rd Place Winner, Dayanna Franco, Liberty HS, New Jersey.

Honorable Mentions: Cristina Maria Simion, Romania; Lena Sutanti, Indonesia; Lily Liu, Canada; Marian Patrisia, Romania.

1st Place Winner, Irene Qiao, USA, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest, Ages 13-16

1st Place Winner, Irene Qiao, USA, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest, Ages 13-16

2nd Place Winner, Arushi Aggarwal, India, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest, Ages 13-16

2nd Place Winner, Arushi Aggarwal, India, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest, Ages 13-16

3rd Place Winner, Dayanna Franco, Liberty HS, New Jersey, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest, Ages 13-16

3rd Place Winner, Dayanna Franco, Liberty HS, New Jersey, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest, Ages 13-16

Honorable Mention, Cristina Maria Simion, Romania, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest, Ages 13-16

Honorable Mention, Cristina Maria Simion, Romania, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest, Ages 13-16

Honorable Mention, Lena Sutanti, Indonesia, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest, Ages 13-16

Honorable Mention, Lena Sutanti, Indonesia, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest, Ages 13-16

Honorable Mention, Lily Liu, Canada, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest, Ages 13-16

Honorable Mention, Lily Liu, Canada, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest, Ages 13-16

Honorable Mention, Marian Patrisia, Romania, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest, Ages 13-16

Honorable Mention, Marian Patrisia, Romania, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest, Ages 13-16

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Best Environmental Art

1st Place Winner, Olivia Xu, New Jersey, USA; 2nd Place Winner, Irene Qiao, USA; 3rd Place Winner, Cynthia Cao, USA.

Honorable Mention: Lena Sutanti, Indonesia.

1st Place Winner, Olivia Xu, New Jersey, USA, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest, Best Environmental Art

1st Place Winner, Olivia Xu, New Jersey, USA, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest, Best Environmental Art

2nd Place Winner, Irene Qiao, USA, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest, Best Environmental Art

2nd Place Winner, Irene Qiao, USA, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest, Best Environmental Art

3rd Place Winner, Cynthia Cao, USA, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest, Best Environmental Art

3rd Place Winner, Cynthia Cao, USA, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest, Best Environmental Art

Honorable Mention, Lena Sutanti, Indonesia, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest, Best Environmental Art

Honorable Mention, Lena Sutanti, Indonesia, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest, Best Environmental Art

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Best Black and White Art

1st Place Winner, Sude Dogan, Turkey; 2nd Place Winner, Lee Xin Yee, Malaysia; 3rd Place Winner, Oliver Perrone, Hungary.

1st Place Winner, Sude Dogan, Turkey, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest, Best Black and White

1st Place Winner, Sude Dogan, Turkey, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest, Best Black and White

2nd Place Winner, Lee Xin Yee, Malaysia, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest, Best Black and White

2nd Place Winner, Lee Xin Yee, Malaysia, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest, Best Black and White

3rd Place Winner, Oliver Perrone, Hungary, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest, Best Black and White

3rd Place Winner, Oliver Perrone, Hungary, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest, Best Black and White

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Best 3D Art

1st Place Winner, Ioana Vallimarescu, Romania; 2nd Place Winner, Margaret Chen, Michigan, USA; 3rd Place Winner, Alexander Franco, Jersey City, NJ.

Honorable Mentions: Dilan Sendan, Turkey; Elizabeth Manthey, Plymouth, Wisconsin; Niamh Ni Iceadha, Ireland; Trisha Sayani, Dubai, UAE.

1st Place Winner, Ioana Vallimarescu, Romania, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest, Best 3D Art

1st Place Winner, Ioana Vallimarescu, Romania, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest, Best 3D Art

2nd Place Winner, Margaret Chen, Michigan, USA, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest, Best 3D Art

2nd Place Winner, Margaret Chen, Michigan, USA, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest, Best 3D Art

3rd Place Winner, Alexander Franco, Jersey City, NJ, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest, Best 3D Art

3rd Place Winner, Alexander Franco, Jersey City, NJ, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest, Best 3D Art

Honorable Mention, Dilan Sendan, Turkey, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest, Best 3D Art

Honorable Mention, Dilan Sendan, Turkey, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest, Best 3D Art

Honorable Mention, Elizabeth Manthey, Plymouth, Wisconsin, USA, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest, Best 3D Art

Honorable Mention, Elizabeth Manthey, Plymouth, Wisconsin, USA, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest, Best 3D Art

Honorable Mention, Niamh Ni Iceadha, Ireland, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest, Best 3D Art

Honorable Mention, Niamh Ni Iceadha, Ireland, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest, Best 3D Art

Honorable Mention, Trisha Sayani, Dubai, UAE, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest, Best 3D Art

Honorable Mention, Trisha Sayani, Dubai, UAE, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest, Best 3D Art

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Best Typographic “Frogs Are Green”

1st Place Winner, Afreen Kapoor, India; 2nd Place Winner, Dhanayra Lara, MS #7, Jersey City, NJ, USA.

Honorable Mentions: Angel Sealtiel S. Munoz, Philippines; Pranav Vijay Chhatbar, India.

1st Place Winner, Afreen Kapoor, India, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest, Best Typography

1st Place Winner, Afreen Kapoor, India, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest, Best Typography

2nd Place Winner, Dhanayra Lara, MS #7, Jersey City, NJ, USA, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest, Best Typography

2nd Place Winner, Dhanayra Lara, MS #7, Jersey City, NJ, USA, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest, Best Typography

Honorable Mention, Angel Sealtiel S. Munoz, Philippines, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest, Best Typography

Honorable Mention, Angel Sealtiel S. Munoz, Philippines, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest, Best Typography

Honorable Mention, Pranav Vijay Chhatbar, India, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest, Best Typography

Honorable Mention, Pranav Vijay Chhatbar, India, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest, Best Typography

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Best of Jersey City

1st Place Winner, Reshma Modi; 2nd Place Winner, Amir Shadkam; 3rd Place Winner, Rachel Shneberg; all from Jersey City, New Jersey, USA.

Honorable Mentions: Giancarlo Quesda; Nishat Poppy; Sarah Mongare; Shane Meledathu, from Jersey City, NJ.

1st Place Winner, Reshma Modi, New Jersey, USA, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest, Best of Jersey City

1st Place Winner, Reshma Modi, New Jersey, USA, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest, Best of Jersey City

2nd Place Winner, Amir Shadkam, New Jersey, USA, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest, Best of Jersey City

2nd Place Winner, Amir Shadkam, New Jersey, USA, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest, Best of Jersey City

3rd Place Winner, Rachel Shneberg, New Jersey, USA, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest, Best of Jersey City

3rd Place Winner, Rachel Shneberg, New Jersey, USA, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest, Best of Jersey City

Honorable Mention, Giancarlo Quesda, New Jersey, USA, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest, Best of Jersey City

Honorable Mention, Giancarlo Quesda, New Jersey, USA, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest, Best of Jersey City

Honorable Mention, Nishat Poppy, New Jersey, USA, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest, Best of Jersey City

Honorable Mention, Nishat Poppy, New Jersey, USA, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest, Best of Jersey City

Honorable Mention, Sarah Mongare, New Jersey, USA, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest, Best of Jersey City

Honorable Mention, Sarah Mongare, New Jersey, USA, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest, Best of Jersey City

Honorable Mention, Shane Meledathu, New Jersey, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest, Best of Jersey City

Honorable Mention, Shane Meledathu, New Jersey, Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest, Best of Jersey City

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- Susan Newman, founder, Frogs Are Green, Inc. A NJ nonprofit organization.

11/17/13

Environmental Attorney and Amphibian Activist Talk Issues on Techno Granny Radio

Two weeks ago I was asked to talk about environmental issues on the Techno Granny’s radio show along with Tamar Cerafici, an environmental attorney based in New Hampshire. This show covered many topics under the title “10 Plus Technologies that will help you go green and conserve the environment.”

Some things we discussed:

  • Why frogs are threatened with extinction and the number of issues they’re facing
  • How industries such as paper mills are polluting the water which is affecting frogs and possibly humans
  • Why we should always use FSC (Forestry Stewardship Council) certified paper
  • Can technology really help you go green? Can an attorney really be an environmental advocate?
  • Working in the cloud and how this technology is saving the environment, such as Dropbox, Google docs, iCloud and Evernote, because you can use and access from anywhere
  • How to have a paperless office and how courtrooms are embracing this new technology

11/4/2013 – Link to Techno Granny Radio Show – Environmental Attorney, 1 Activist, 10 Green Technologies

Frog conservation poster

Tomorrow morning  (11.18.2013) we will meet for round 2! Tamar and I will join the broadcast again at 10 am EST, after the Techno Granny (Joanne Quinn-Smith) received so many comments asking us to talk about additional topics.

Some of the topics to be discussed:

  • The effect pesticides have on the environment (pollution): water, animals, soil, humans
  • Atrazine: The 21st Century’s DDT (Roundup)
  • Chlorothalonil is the most commonly used synthetic fungicide in the USA, commonly applied to peanuts, tomatoes and potatoes. (what are we eating?)
  • Alternatives to using Pesticides, Green Farming?
  • Organizations talking about this and trying to spread awareness. (Save the Frogs, National Pesticide Information Center, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Environmental Protection Agency and Frogs Are Green)

Resources for more information:

http://npic.orst.edu/envir/

http://www.fws.gov/contaminants/Issues/Pesticides.cfm

http://www.epa.gov/pesticides/ecosystem/

http://savethefrogs.org