How to Participate
Official Hashtag
 
#1milliontomiss
Guidelines
  • Post every day during the 7-day challenge, or post when you can. Every image helps!
  • All artistic media are welcome.
  • Include the following or something in similar in your posts:
    • The #1milliontomiss hashtag
    • A brief statement of what "1 million" refers to
      • Ex: "​1 million species are now threatened with extinction, more than ever before in human history."
    • A way for your followers to help. You might consider:
      • Linking to this page that outlines ways to make a difference
      • Tagging environmental nonprofits that you believe in and asking your followers to consider volunteering or donating
  • Please share only your own original art, new or previously created.
  • Like and share other artists' #1milliontomiss work.
 
Sample Posts
 
Instagram:
1 million species are now threatened with extinction, more than ever before in human history. Seals are one of them. What we do in the next decades will help determine whether the animals, plants, and places that we love and rely on will exist for our children. Learn more about what you can do at the link in my bio, and consider supporting one of the many nonprofits working to prevent mass extinction. @nature_org @world_wildlife @oceana #1milliontomiss
Facebook:
We know from @IPBES that 1 million species are threatened with extinction, more than ever before in human history. Seals are one of them. Learn more about what you can do: https://bit.ly/2WN0JJK, and consider supporting one of the many nonprofits working to prevent mass extinction. @thenatureconservancy @worldwildlifefund @oceana #1milliontomiss
Twitter:
1 million species are threatened with extinction, more than ever before in human history. Learn  about what you can do: https://bit.ly/2WN0JJK, and consider supporting a nonprofit working to prevent mass extinction. @nature_org @World_Wildlife @oceana #1milliontomiss
 
Invite Others to Participate
Do you have artists in your network? If you'd like to alert them of the opportunity to participate in this challenge, feel free to use the share graphics and language below in your communications.
Share Graphics
You may use these graphics on your own social media channels to invite artists to participate. 
Illustration credit:
Instagram: @jennifermballesteros
Facebook: @JenniferBallesterosArt
Twitter: @JenMBallesteros
 
Sample Blurb for Use in E-Newsletters
[Headline:]
#1milliontomiss: Join the global art challenge to help threatened species
[Blurb:]
1 million species are threatened with extinction, more than ever before in human history. Artists across the globe are invited to help raise awareness by posting art every day for 7 days, Sep 6 - 12. 1milliontomiss.com
Sample Social Posts
Instagram:
Calling all artists! 1 million species are threatened with extinction, more than ever before in human history. Artists across the globe are invited to help raise awareness by posting art for 7 days, Sep 6 - 12, with the hashtag #1milliontomiss. All artistic media are welcome, and subject matter can be plants, animals, and/or environments. Learn more about how to participate at the link in our bio.
Facebook:
Calling all artists! 1 million species are threatened with extinction, more than ever before in human history. Artists across the globe are invited to help raise awareness by posting art for 7 days, Sep 6 - 12, with the hashtag #1milliontomiss. All artistic media are welcome, and subject matter can be plants, animals, and/or environments. Learn more about how to participate: 1milliontomiss.com
Twitter:
Calling all artists! 1 million species are threatened with extinction. Artists worldwide are invited to help raise awareness by posting art for 7 days, Sep 6-12, with the hashtag #1milliontomiss. Learn more about how to participate: 1milliontomiss.com
Good Times for Outreach
  • May 22: International Day for Biological Diversity
  • June 8: World Oceans Day
  • Aug 9 or 10: A month out from challenge launch date
  • Aug 30 or 31: 1 week out from challenge launch date
  • Sep 5: 1 day out from challenge launch date
  • Sep 6 - 12: Challenge live - a great time to remind folks about the challenge and to repost work from your favorite artists
Thank You
Thank you so much for helping us spread the word!
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