need to know about ozone depletion and its consequences because
for as long as the ozone layer remains depleted, they need to protect
themselves from excess UV radiation and practice "safe sun"
Also, as everyone with a daughter or son knows, children are important
for another reason: they transmit messages and information to adults:
their parents, families, and teachers.
For these reasons, UNEP has emphasised children in its Global Awareness
Campaign under the Multilateral Fund and has developed a suite of
educational and public awareness products aimed at children.
this video, Ozzy Ozone and Alberta the Albatross take a voyage of
discovery to find out exactly who and what is attacking the ozone
layer and how children can play an important role in making a difference.
This video is 9 minutes long. It has been shown in 62 countries
and has been translated to 22 languages. Airline companies have
shown it. Betacam format of this video is available in English,
French, and Spanish and it is suggested that the national television
channels could diffuse it. The international version of the video
is available in case countries wish to translate it into a national
Ozone video - English
Ozone video - French
Ozone video - Spanish
Ozone video - Pashto (Afghanistan)
Ozone video - Dzongkha (Bhutan)
Ozone video - Khamar (Cambodia)
Ozone video - Japanese
Ozone video - Kyrgyz (Kyrgyzstan)
Ozone video - Tagalog (Philippines)
Ozone video - Sinhalese (Sri Lanka)
Ozone video - Russian
short public service announcements for television have been produced:
"Ozzy and Isabella", "Buy Ozone Friendly Products"
and a short advertisement on the Ozzy Ozone video. Betacam videos
suitable for broadcasting in English, French, and Spanish are available.
Ozone TV spots
two 30-second radio spots, Ozzy Ozone is transmitting an urgent
message from the stratosphere about the ozone holes over South and
North poles. These spots are in English, French, Portuguese and
Spanish for national or local radio diffusion.
Ozone radio spots
cartoon book for children featuring the Ozzy Ozone character, "Ozzy
Ozone, Defender of Our Planet" was created. This cartoon is
suitable for dissemination in schools.Desktop publishing files are
offered for translation and printing of this publication.
Download files: Arabic | English
| Chinese | French
Moldova | Mongolia | Montenegro
comic book focuses on alternatives to methyl bromide. Ozzy and Zoe
Ozone travel around the world with Mona the Monarck butterfly. They
observe in every c0ontinent how methyl bromide can be replaced with
more environmentally friendly alternatives. This booklet is part
of a suite of educational materials linked ot the global Ozzy Ozone
campaign. It is suitable for dissemination in schools as part of
a national awareness campaigns.
Dowload files: English
Ozone and his friend Zoe will be falling to the North Pole and carried
there by Tilman the Polar bear They will learn what happens to earths
protective shield the ozone layer and what is the interlinkage with
global warming. They will also meet some scientists in Tara boat.
Download files: English
Goes Island Hopping features ozone depletion and climate change
with a special focus on Hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs). In this
story Ozzy and Zoe travel from the stratosphere to visit their friends
Alida, the leatherback turtle; Guno, the sand crab and Ronaldo,
the red snapper in Suriname to learn about the effects of climate
change in small islands and low-lying coastal states.
This publication is a jointly produced by UNEP, UNICEF, UNESCO and
Scouts International with participation of the governments of the
| Russian |
Pack has been developed by UNEPs Division of Technology, Industry
and Economics OzonAction Programme as part of the organisations
mandate as an Implementing Agency of the Multilateral Fund for the
Implementation of the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete
the Ozone Layer.
The OzonAction Education Pack contains an entire teaching and learning
programme, based on basic knowledge, practical skills and participation,
for students to learn about concrete and simple solutions to protect
the ozone layer and safely enjoy the sun.
Pack (Russian Version)
book, designed for teachers of secondary schools, represents the start
of a success story. It is an example of what happens if everyone tries
to do something positive to help solve an environmental problem -
in this case, the depletion of the Earth's protective ozone layer.
The Teacher's book which is like a mini-Montreal Protocol guide
book catered for young people aged between 13-16 years, aims to
raise awareness and encourage the active participation of young
people in the debate on ozone depletion, it's potential effects
on them, the place in which they live and the planet. It also offers
children a chance to design their own projects for taking action.
Ozzy Ozone board game is as much informative as fun. The colourful
game in a form of snakes and ladders initiates the children
to Ozzys world and gives a lot of information of the issue
as well as examples of good actions to take and actions to avoid.
The game is downloadable and can be printed on A3 sized paper.
Game in English
Ozzy Game on-line or download
How to download game
- Click on 'download
e-game' then save the zipped folder to your hard disk.
- Click 'Open' then 'Extract all files'.
- Click 'OK' or 'Next' .
- Open the folder "ozzygame" then click on 'play-game'
to enter the game.
- The game will open in your web browser.
- Have fun!
Ozzy Ozone games were developed to educate children on ozone layer
protection , were produced by the Government of Indonesia in cooperation
with UNEP and supported by Sinergi Management Consulting & Capacity
Building, UNDP, and dm Brands Consultants.
Click here to enter the games
16 September 2005 in Mauritius, UNEP launched a new website for children
providing information on issues concerning the ozone layer, as well
as an interactive section that includes educational games. The website
will be available at . This website will also be available on CD upon
Decade of Education for Sustainable
The United Nations General Assembly
on 20 December 2002 adopted a resolution establishing a UN
Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (DESD). The
resolution designates the 10-year period as 2005-2014. The
DESD offers an opportunity to advance progress made in human
resource development, education and training to support sustainable
futures. The Decade aims to promote education as the basis
for a sustainable human society, and to strengthen international
cooperation towards the development of innovative policies,
programmes and practices of Education for Sustainable Development.