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Jakarta Post

New attraction at TMII seeks to educate people about importance of ozone layer

  • A. Muh. Ibnu Aqil
    A. Muh. Ibnu Aqil

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Wed, September 18, 2019   /  11:01 am
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Illustration of environmental damage.(Shutterstock/Andriy Solovyov)

Taman Mini Indonesia Indah cultural park in East Jakarta now has an ozone education spot where visitors can learn how to participate in efforts to protect the ozone layer. The park’s science and technology demonstration center launched the Ozone Educational Attraction during a commemoration of International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer on Sept. 16, at a time when air quality throughout the country continues to weaken. “We need to educate people about the ozone layer early on [for children], so school-age children can understand what things damage the ozone layer and care about it and play an active part in preserving the ozone layer,” Environment and Forestry Ministry Climate Change Control Director General Ruandha Agung Sugardiman said in a written statement on Monday. “This attraction will give simple and deep explanations so we...