Do you have a kid who has a passion for animals and wants to get involved in conservation? Here’s their chance!

Through Generation Nature, your child can discover ways that he or she really can impact our world, while learning more about wild animals around the globe and in your own backyard.

It’s a great opportunity for kids to become a real game changer and for you to celebrate their achievements!

There are three easy ways to share photos or videos with Generation Nature!


  • Log into your Instagram account.
  • Upload your photo or video. Be sure to tag @GenerationNature and include the #generationnature hashtag in the description of your video.
  • Follow the @GenerationNature account to see if your photo or video is featured!



  • Log into your YouTube account.
  • Upload your video.
    1. Be sure to include Generation Nature in the title and a brief description of the video.
    2. Please do not include last names or personal account information in the description.
    3. Video should be 2 minutes or less and no bigger than 100 mb.
  • Go to the Generation Nature YouTube page.
  • Send us a message with a link to your video by doing the following:
    1. Click “About” under the Generation Nature banner at the top of the page.
    2. Click “Send message.”
    3. You may send a link to your video or attach it via the YouTube message.
  • Don’t forget to subscribe to the Generation Nature channel to see if your video is featured!



  • “Like” the Generation Nature facebook page.
  • Upload a photo or video to the Generation Nature facebook page.
  • It can take 24 hours for approval.
  • Check our facebook page to see others completing Generation Nature challenges!



Photos and videos submitted to Generation Nature, hashtagging #generationnature, or tagging Generation Nature via YouTube or Instagram may be used in the following ways:

  • Featured in a slideshow on the Generation Nature website
  • Featured in a video on the Generation Nature website
  • Shared on social media (facebook, Instagram or YouTube)


If you would like a photo or video to be removed, please email



  • Use natural light (like the sun) and avoid using the flash.
  • Hold the camera still – prop your elbows on your abdomen or a stable surface.
  • If using a mobile device, do not use the zoom. Walk closer/farther away from the subject.
  • Take the photo from a variety of angles – try getting down on the subject’s level.
  • Take both candid and posed shots.


  • If shooting with a phone, turn it horizontally.
  • Use natural light (like the sun). If that’s not available, turn on available lighting.
  • Hold the camera still – prop your elbows on your abdomen or a stable surface.
  • Try to get on the subject’s level and get a variety of wide, midrange and close-up shots.
  • Don’t cover the mic with your hand and try to record audio in a quiet area.
Get social.
Share it.
Inspire others.

There’s something inspirational about watching kids get involved and make a difference. In fact, it’s positively contagious! That’s why we need the help of parents like you. See, the more you share your child’s actions and achievements, the more other kids and families will be motivated to take the GenN Challenge, and the greater the impact Generation Nature can make on our planet and future! So please, share your videos, photos and stories on our YouTube, facebook and Instagram pages. It will inspire us all.


Take action.
Take the challenge.
Challenge yourself.

If you care about animals and you want to protect them and their habitats, then it’s time to step up and take action! Take part in our GenN Challenges as a family, with your friends or on your own. Either way, you’ll be making a positive impact on the future and having fun in the process! Learn more about this month’s GenN Challenge, find the action that suits you best, then get to it!  Don’t forget to log your achievements in MyActions and to upload your photos and videos. That way, you can inspire others! Check out the Submit Pics + Video tab to find out how you can share your actions.