HOME

NEWS

CHARITIES

VOLUNTEER

ACTION CENTER

ADD CHARITY

CONTACT

SUPPORT

World Environment Community Health Animals Celebrity Submit A Site Find A Charity
Dubai sheds light on environmental pollution

e-Travel Blackboard (press release)

1992 days ago   Article ID# 922933
Original URL

 

World Wildlife Fund

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA (e-Travel Blackboard (press release)) - Dubai is gearing up to turn off the lights on 26 March for Earth Hour, a global call for action on climate change.

Created by the WWF [World Wildlife Fund] and launched in Sydney in 2007, Earth Hour encourages everyone to reduce the levels of greenhouse gas emissions and environmental pollution by staying in the dark for 60 minutes.

This year, Emirates Wildlife Society [EWS] in association with WWF is organizing a Beyond The Hour call to action where people can upload photographs showcasing their commitment to a sustainable lifestyle at www.ewswwf.ae/earthhour.

UAE ‘green’ icon Shaikh Abdul Aziz Al Nuaimi – also known as the ‘Green Shaikh’, has already uploaded photos demonstrating his commitment to the environment.

Ida Tillisch, Acting Director General of the Emirates Wildlife Society in association with WWF [EWS-WWF] emphasizes small changes can go a long way in incorporating environmentally sustainable practices into one’s lifestyle.

“Washing your car with a bucket instead of a hose, or switching your lights to high efficiency bulbs, helps,” Ms Tillisch said.

“Organizations can go beyond the hour by empowering an environmental team and all employees to translate the Earth Hour message into ongoing initiatives that reduce water and electricity consumption at work.”

Copyright 2016 e-Travel Blackboard (press release)   (Copyright Terms)
Updated 1992 days ago   Article ID# 922933

World Wildlife Fund    View Charity Profile    Visit Website

More World Wildlife Fund News

Music legend Usher, Christina Aguilera, others provide soundtract for Nature’s Beauty on DSTV

11 days ago From naija247news.com 

ABUJA, NIGERIA - ...

21 arrested for sale of illegal wildlife products

19 days ago From gbtimes.com 

TAMPERE, FINLAND - ...

Chasing survival: Many species face climate change's ultimate test

60 days ago From insideclimatenews.org 

BROOKLYN, NEW YORK - ...

Leonardo DiCaprio, Prince William celebrate birth of two rare baby rhinos

80 days ago From ecowatch.com 

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - ...

Christina Aguilera, Usher and Ellie Goulding to present animal documentary for the Discovery Channel

92 days ago From metro.co.uk 

KENSINGTON, U K - ...

Go to page:   1    2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  Next >> 

<< Return To Environment News

Action Center

Global warming is melting the Greenland ice sheet, fast

Action: Climate Change

A new study measures the loss of ice from one of world’s largest ice sheets. They find an ice loss that has accelerated in th ...

Tell Missouri to stop unlimited for-profit turtle trapping

Action: Wildlife Conservation

Because Missouri allows commercial trappers to take unlimited numbers of turtles from the state's rivers, thousands of the st ...

Orangutans face complete extinction within 10 years, animal rescue charity warns

Action: Stop Deforestation

Orangutans will be extinct from the planet within 10 years unless action is taken to preserve forests in Indonesia and Malays ...

Say no to these three uranium mines at Grand Canyon

Action: Stop Pollution

The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality is preparing to issue permits to allow the operation of three uranium mines i ...

Obama's offshore drilling puts whales and dolphins in peril, groups warn

Action: Save Our Oceans

Environmental groups have turned on the Obama administration over offshore oil and gas extraction, warning it puts whales and ...

View All Actions >>

 

 

Charities

News

Follow Us

Support

Find A Charity

Action Center

World

Community

Facebook

Twitter Support

Contact

Volunteer

Add A Site

Environment

Animals

Google+

Privacy Policy

Copyright

 

 

Health

Celebrity

Terms of Service

Copyright © The Charity Vault All rights reserved.