Posts Tagged ‘WWF’

Event: REWILD Our Planet – Singapore’s 1st Social AR Experience

Saturday, April 6th, 2019

Singapore’s first social Augmented Reality (AR) Experience is free and kicks off today. The free exhibition at the ArtScience Museum will be open daily from 10am to 7pm for two months until 2 June, 2019.

“Rewild Our Planet” was developed using footage from Our Planet, a new Netflix Original Documentary Series, leveraging Google's ARCore technology.

“Rewild Our Planet” was developed using footage from Our Planet, a new Netflix Original Documentary Series, leveraging Google’s ARCore technology.

REWILD Our Planet is a collaboration by WWF, Google, Netflix, ArtScience Museum at Marina Bay Sands and PHORIA, highlighting the urgency of restoring nature.

Explore the forests of Borneo or dive deep into the coastal seas of Southeast Asia with REWILD Our Planet”.

Explore the forests of Borneo or dive deep into the coastal seas of Southeast Asia with “REWILD Our Planet”.

The experience connects people to nature and one another through immersive storytelling that blends cutting edge persistent AR technology with stunning content from Our Planet, a new Netflix original documentary series.

It combines spectacular IMAX style projections with spatial soundscapes and AR to transport visitors to the last wilderness landscapes on Earth – from vast Arctic ice caps to the remote jungles of Borneo and coastal seas of Southeast Asia.

At REWILD Our Planet, visitors can interact with the environment and each other to understand how collective action is desperately needed to restore balance and protect the Earth’s vibrant and diverse natural habitats.

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What can businesses do to save our planet during Earth Hour?

Saturday, March 29th, 2014

The world observes Earth Hour today at 8.30pm. What can businesses do to contribute? Here’s a case study of what one company – SingPost – has been doing to forward this cause.

This is the second year that SingPost is supporting the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Earth Hour as part of its commitment to sustainability.

This is the second year that SingPost is supporting the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Earth Hour as part of its commitment to sustainability.

Singapore Post Limited (SingPost) is the major sponsor of Earth Hour this year, so I was curious to see if it actually walks the talk.

So what is the company doing for this year’s Earth Hour?

“WWF-Singapore warmly welcomes Singapore Post’s continued support for Earth Hour,” said Elaine Tan, Chief Executive Officer of WWF-Singapore.

First off, it is switching off all non-essential lights from 8.30pm to 9.30pm today at its flagship building, Singapore Post Centre.

Emergency lights that are required for security and safety will remain operational though.

SingPost has also turned up the temperature of its air-conditioning by one degree at selected locations since March 2013.

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TODAY 8.30pm to 9.30pm: Earth Hour 2014 – Use Your Power

Saturday, March 29th, 2014

The world observes Earth Hour today at 8.30pm. The celebratory activities, however, begin from 5pm onwards at The Float @ Marina Bay in Singapore.

Spider-Man will be at the Official Lights Off Ceremony at The Float @ Marina Bay, putting Singapore at the heart of Earth Hour celebrations around the world. Photo credit: WWF Singapore.

Spider-Man will be at the Official Lights Off Ceremony at The Float @ Marina Bay, putting Singapore at the heart of Earth Hour celebrations around the world. Photo credit: WWF Singapore.

Admission to The Float @ Marina Bay is free for the event which happens from 5-10pm today.

This year, Spider-Man has been appointed as the first superhero ambassador for Earth Hour.

This is to encourage everybody – that’s you and me – to be superheroes in our own way to use our power to drive positive change for the environment.

How do you “Use Your Power” to drive positive change for the environment?

Here are four simple acts you can do on a daily basis:

  1. Turn air-conditioning up by one degree
  2. Switch to LED lighting
  3. Use fewer plastic bags
  4. Take shorter showers

Millions of people, businesses and governments around the world unite each year to support Earth Hour, the largest environmental event in history spearheaded by WWF (World Wide Fund for Nature).

The director, producers and cast of the motion picture “The Amazing Spider-Man 2” is in Singapore to celebrate Earth Hour and help switch off the lights across Singapore’s signature Marina Bay skyline. Here’s Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone and Jamie Foxx. Photo credit: Sony Pictures.

The director, producers and cast of the motion picture “The Amazing Spider-Man 2” is in Singapore to celebrate Earth Hour and help switch off the lights across Singapore’s signature Marina Bay skyline. Here’s Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone and Jamie Foxx. Photo credit: Sony Pictures.

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