Hydrometeorological Service specialists to promote ecological transport
09:56 | 12.09.2022 Category: Social
Chisinau, 12 Sep. /MOLDPRES/- From September, specialists from the State Hydrometeorological Service (SHS) will travel on bicycles to ensure agrometeorological observations and sample collection.
"It is each of us who can make the activities carried out more favorable to the environment and more friendly to people. Considering the share of gas emissions of means of transport in environmental pollution, we consider it necessary to promote ecological/alternative transport and a healthy way of life. In this sense, as well as to facilitate the movement of specialists who provide agrometeorological observations and sample collection, the State Hydrometeorological Service purchased a set of bicycles, which was sent to the specialists in the field", the institution said.
The use of bicycles for the movement of the institution's specialists will not only facilitate their activity, frequently associated with trips to agricultural lands, but will also contribute to the protection of the environment.
"Our goal is to provide all specialists, who work at observation points located at long distances, with environmentally friendly means of transport, thus contributing to the reduction of emissions of harmful and greenhouse-effect substances," SHS said.