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RESTON, Va./PRNewswire/ -- Colleges and universities arestepping up to the call for global warming action and confronting it oncampus, with the tools they already use in their daily life: their webcam,their cell phone, and their video camera. National Wildlife Federation haspartnered with http://www.GoGreenTube.com and they are looking for the bestvideos of global warming solutions on campus. For each video that is watchedby a Go Green Tube community member, Go Green Tube offsets one pound of carbonthrough Carbon Fund. Not only can you watch great green videos, but you canoffset carbon sitting in front of your computer.

National Wildlife Federation's Campus Ecology program's Chill Outcompetition is in its third year of awarding and recognizing all the coolthings students, faculty and staff are doing to reduce the impacts of globalwarming.

"Colleges and universities are key places for demonstrating to society howto reduce emissions of carbon dioxide, the major culprit of global warming,"says Julian Keniry, Director of Campus and Community Leadership for theNational Wildlife Federation. "Chill Out recognizes and celebrates theschools which are leading the way to a more sustainable future."

Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to create a three-minutecreative video about what they, their school, or their campus group is doingor could do to reduce the impacts of global warming. Campus groups areeligible to win grant funding and the opportunity to be featured in Chill Out:Campus Solutions to Global Warming, a nationwide multi-media broadcast inApril 2009.

Entrants will create the video and upload it tohttp://www.GoGreenTube.com, a new video sharing site for all things green. GoGreen Tube LLC was founded in March 2008 and was launched in June 2008. GoGreen Tube strives to be the destination for the world to share and view"Green" online videos that help provide important information about ourenvironment, green technologies, innovations, products, and services so we asgovernments, corporations, organizations or individuals can "Go Green" usingthe most effective means possible. National Wildlife Federation and Go GreenTube have partnered together to encourage all students to engage in climateaction on campus and to share their stories with the world.

The Chill Out competition begins September 1st and the deadline forentries is November 30, 2008. For complete information on the contest and howyour school's contribution to the global warming solution can receive nationalattention go to www.nwf.org/campusecology/chillout/.

Press Contacts: Jen Fournelle, 703-438-6002, Fournellej@nwf.org

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