Tuesday, 12 Nov 2019 | 15 Rabi Al Awwal 1441
ESO announces Earth Hour on March 24

ESO announces Earth Hour on March 24

In line with the international theme, this year’s occasion will concentrate on the Arabian Sea humpback whales and via a new collaboration with Xcape Muscat, ESO will hold a scavenger hunt with environmental clues and info at the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex in Bausher, mentioned Suaad al Harthi, programmes director at ESO.

The scavenger hunt held in the course of the public occasion will challenge participants to resolve riddles utilizing clues and info about humpback whales, to discover the hidden treasure. Other types of entertainment will consist of reside music performances, colouring activities for youngsters, meals stalls, and an environmental documentary when lights are off.

“Over the last seven years we have noticed Earth Hour gaining traction in Oman with more energy being saved each year as more people show their commitment to our planet. ESO works to achieve this by implementing several local conservation and awareness programmes. Last year’s event attracted more than 400 people. We are confident that participants will gain insight into the importance of biodiversity,” Suaad mentioned.

Xcape Muscat chairman, Abdullah Juma Saif al Fahdi mentioned, “We are honoured to be a part of this important global event that addresses pressing environmental challenges.” ESO has invited everybody in Oman to switch off and join in observing Earth Hour 2018. To discover out much more info pay a visit to www.omanearthour.org

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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