Earth hour: lights – even in the IDF

בסיס מטכ”ל בלילה. צילום: דובר צה”ל

At many bases shut tonight the lights for an hour, for raising awareness of the importance of preserving the environment.

תאריך: 22/04/2012, 20:22    
מחבר: מתן גלין, אתר צה”ל

Earth Hour: as part of מ”יום Earth, dark tonight at IDF forces withdrew from around the country. This is a simple operation of lights for one hour, and a message.
The strong need for taking immediate actions to halt global warming.

Earth Day great worldwide every year on April 22nd. In 1970
The idea that Senator Nelson gilord, who called on Tuesday will focus on the issue, in response to widespread environmental destruction that has taken place throughout the world. Today the event is specified globally by organizations and Governments. As part of the day was a symbolic act.
Of lights out worldwide for 1 hour.

“Earth Day” which organized a variety of activities to increase awareness of environment, held today in Israel too. The IDF decided to harness all the shades to the environmental effort.
Lights out is performed in various cities from 8 p.m., then will shut down the lights in more than 20 municipalities.

See a day in priority and significant values of society in Israel as well as the world. The Center base of the General staff, Col. nadav hajbi, instruct all units that sit on the ground to implement the global task and turn off the lights around the base.

Translated from Hebrew

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