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Viral Video Of The Day: A Hip-Hop Song About Climate Change

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The YouTube video “Me and My Bike” has won the film competition “1 Minute To Save The World,” a global contest that asked young contestants (25 and under) to create short films about climate change. The caveat, of course, is that the videos could only be one-minute long.

A group of teenagers from Nairobi rose to the challenge, creating an inspirational hip-hop video (below) about how riding their bikes is not only good for them, but also good for the environment—helping reduce carbon-dioxide emissions. It shows them biking around town, along traffic, rapping happily while saving the world one bike at a time. The teens are part of a hip-hop group called Wafalme that spreads important messages through their videos.

A host of judges—including Frank Oz, Bruce Parry, and Kenny Young—helped narrow down the young winners from Kenya—who received $8000; the Best Film award, sponsored by Passion Pictures; and the Youth Visions award, sponsored by Artist Project Earth.

Want to get a head start on saving the world?  View the rest of the winning videos here.

(Via Huffington Post)

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