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It will be held in the capital for the 13th time.
The annual ecological action “Earth Hour” will be held on March 27 in Moscow for the 13th time. Its initiator is the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the purpose of the action is to draw attention to rational consumption, saving the planet’s resources and the importance of respecting nature. From 8:30 pm to 9:30 pm, millions of people around the world will turn off lights and electrical appliances, and will also turn off lights in many buildings.
As a sign of solidarity with the “Earth Hour” campaign, Mospriroda will hold an eco-marathon “Turn off the light: turn on caring for the planet.” In addition, there will be about 30 environmental education events, including offline ones. Experts have prepared master classes, quizzes, lectures, eco-councils and much more.
All events are free of charge, some require prior registration.
March 25: good habits and movies
The quiz “Useful Eco Habits” will take place at 11:00. Participants will answer questions about the problems of resource conservation, test knowledge about the conservation of natural resources and acquire useful habits that will be useful in everyday life. The quiz will be held online on the pages of the Kryukovsky Forest Park in social networks “In contact with”, Facebookand “Instagram”.
At 13:00 in the directorate of natural areas of the North-East Administrative District, North-East Administrative District and Sokolnikov (Shokalsky passage, building 29, building 5, sector 6), the action “Ekofilmotek” will take place. Visitors will watch and discuss the documentary Buy. Throw it away. Buy ”about the problems of excess production, rash acquisition and irrational use of goods. What are the consequences of such a lifestyle and how to change the situation? The film will answer these questions. Registration by phone: +7 (499) 477-11-97.
IN eco-class in Kurkino (Rodionovskaya street, 2) a master class “Candlestick with your own hands” will take place, it will start at 15:00. The teacher will teach you how to make eco-candlesticks using recyclable materials, and will tell you in detail about the ecological action “Earth Hour”. The activity is suitable for children over seven years old. Registration by phone: +7 (499) 557-03-48.
The online lesson “Earth – Our Common Home” will start at 17:00. It will help you find out how humans affect nature, what the ecological footprint and biocapacity of the planet are. In addition, participants will be told why it is important to follow the principles of sustainable consumption, to reduce the use of natural resources and the amount of waste.
You can participate in the meeting on the pages of the Directorate of Natural Areas of the Northern Administrative District, North-Eastern Administrative District and Sokolniki in social networks “In contact with”, Facebookand “Instagram”.
March 26: creative workshops and meeting in the park
The Candlestick online master class will take place at 10:00. Participants will learn how to quickly and easily make a candlestick from a glass jar. The video will appear on the pages of the Directorate of Natural Territories of North-Eastern Administrative District, Northern Administrative District and Sokolniki in social networks “In contact with”, Facebookand “Instagram”.
The “Earth Tree” master class will start at 11:00. The teacher will explain how to make a tree from green napkins and craft paper. The lesson will be shown on the page of the Directorate of the Setun River Valley Natural Territory in “Instagram”.
Master class “The Magic Candlestick” will be held at 12:00. Participants will learn how to make unusual candlesticks from recycled materials: an ordinary jar of jam or baby food can turn into an original interior decoration. To do this, you need very little – beads, ribbons or yarn will do. The lesson will be held on the pages of the Ecocenter “Bitsevsky Forest” in social networks “In contact with”, Facebookand “Instagram”.
Also at 12:00 in the Natural History Park “Moskvoretsky” (Krylatskaya street, house 18) the Earth Hour lesson will be held for children over six years old. They will be explained the basics of energy saving in everyday life and will be told about the problems of saving resources. Interactive pictures will help you find out what energy is and where it comes from. Children will be told how exhaustible resources differ from inexhaustible ones, they will explain how to use electrical appliances correctly and rationally use recyclable materials. Phone for inquiries: +7 (499) 726-61-75. You can call from Monday to Thursday from 08:00 to 17:00, on Friday from 08:00 to 15:45.
And at 13:00 in the natural and historical park “Moskvoretsky” there will be a master class “Lanterns”. Participants will decorate the glass candlestick using recyclable items. Their use will clearly reveal the meaning of the “Earth Hour” campaign – the need to respect nature and its resources. The activity is suitable for children over six years old.
March 27: lectures and quizzes
At 10:30 a lecture “Earth Hour” will take place. The presenter will tell about the history of the action, its tradition and the results it brings. The lecture will be held on the pages of the Directorate of the Natural Territory “Tsaritsyno” in social networks “In contact with”and “Instagram”.
The quiz “We have one Earth” will start at 11:00. Participants will be able to test knowledge about the Earth and learn a lot of interesting things about our planet. You can take part on the page of the Directorate of Natural Territories “Tushinsky” and “Pokrovskoye-Streshnevo” in “Instagram”.
The Earth Hour quiz will start at 11:30. Her questions will be related to the history, ideas and goals of the action. To answer correctly, you will have to remember the dates, sort out the false and true statements, and also remember the natural resources of the planet. The quiz will be held on the pages of the directorate of the natural territory “Moskvoretsky” in social networks “Instagram”, “In contact with”and Facebook.
At 12:00 in the directorate of the natural territory “Tsaritsyno” (Lipetsk street, possession 5a), a lecture with the environmental councils “Earth Hour” will also take place. At the end of the session, participants will compile a list of healthy and easy-to-do environmental habits. Registration by phone: +7 (495) 326-46-74.
The master class “We sculpt the planet Earth” will take place at 14:00, its participants will make the planet out of plasticine. They will not just sculpt a ball, but will repeat layer by layer the structure of the Earth – starting from the core and ending with the earth’s crust. Thus, it will be possible to visually see how the planet is arranged. The master class will be held on the pages of the Tsarskaya Apiary Ecocenter in social networks “In contact with”and “Instagram”.
At 15:00 listeners will be told about the Earth Hour action. You can find out more about the holiday on the page of the Directorate of Natural Territories “Troparevo” and “Teply Stan” in “Instagram”.
At 15:30 a lecture “Earth Hour” will take place at the Ecocenter “Skvorechnik” (Kashirskoe highway, house 148, building 1). Listeners will learn about the uncontrolled consumption of the planet’s resources and energy conservation. The lecturer will explain why it is necessary to save energy, what alternative sources of energy exist and why you need to be careful when using natural resources. Registration by phone: +7 (499) 782-78-23.
The online lesson “In the dark, but not offended” will begin at 16:00. It will tell you what interesting things they have come up with during the Earth Hour campaign. It will be possible to take part on the pages of the “Beekeeping” eco-center in social networks “In contact with”and “Instagram”.
At 17:00 a master class “Hour by candlelight” will be held at the Ecocenter “Horse yard” (Metallurgov Street, 41, building 1). Candles will be lit at dusk. Guests will learn about the history of Earth Hour, examples of successful campaigns in the world and the need to respect nature. At the end of the lesson, everyone will be able to make an unusual candlestick from recycled materials and natural materials. Registration by phone: +7 (495) 672-88-65.
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