Mongolia|life|March 27, 2019 / 05:15 PM
Mongolia to join Earth Hour to reduce plastic use

AKIPRESS.COM - Mongolia will participate in this year's Earth Hour campaign under the theme of reducing plastic use, the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)-Mongolia said.

"Plastic waste is one of the most pressing environmental concerns facing the world. So, the country will join the upcoming annual campaign with activities raising public awareness on consequences of plastic waste," Nyamsuren Enkhbayar, spokesperson of the WWF-Mongolia, told Xinhua.

Earth Hour is a worldwide movement organized by the WWF since 2007 and will see millions of people across the world switching off their lights for one hour, from 8:30 to 9:30 pm on a specific day towards the end of March to help fight climate change.

Earth Hour 2019 is scheduled for March 30 at 8.30PM local time, and Mongolia has participated in the annual campaign since the year of 2010.

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