Winners announced in UN writing competition to save forests
17 August 2011
Charlée Gittens from Barbados, writing as a great oak in Guyana’s Windsor Forest, and 13-year-old Wang Sa from China, in the voice of an observant small tree ‘prepared to care for humanity,’ were declared victors in the 40th UN Universal Postal Union (UPU) competition, which this year marked the International Year of Forests by asking young people to imagine themselves as a tree writing a letter to someone to explain why it is important to protect forests.
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