Environmental awareness: Argentina celebrates Earth Hour
As a call for environmental awareness to curb climate change, the Global Embassy of Activists for Peace (GEAP) in Argentina, together with the Ministry of Environment and Territorial Planning, commemorated Earth Hour.
The activity consisted of a voluntary blackout and the lighting of 350 candles that formed the number 60 in representation of the hour. The place of the meeting was at the Caballitos de Marly of San Martín General Park from 8:30 pm until 9:30 pm.
Luciano Petrafesa, Secretary of Press and Communication; Sebastián Melchor, coordinator of the Climate Change Agency; Ricardo Mariotti, director of Parks and Zoos of the province of Mendoza were present.
The volunteers, activists and government entities present carried out the traditional lighting to promote the preservation of the ecological and environmental balance of Mother Earth.