Game Minecraft helped save the forest in Poland

The Polish activists recreated the   Minecraft card with   a huge primeval forest in   Poland, to then severely cut it down   eyes   thousands of spectators. Thus they attracted attention to   real problem of cutting down trees in   Belovezhsky Reserve.

Game Minecraft helped save the forest in Poland

The Polish activists recreated the   Minecraft card with   a huge primeval forest in   Poland, to then severely cut it down   eyes   thousands of spectators. Thus they attracted attention to   real problem of cutting down trees in   Belovezhsky Reserve.

What is there with   forest

Belovezhskaya Pushcha is included in the   a list of UNESCO national parks, but   at   The last time things are not there   highly. For local residents, this natural property is on par with   Niagara Falls or the Grand Canyon. Not just   such untwisted. Problem in   that more than 600   km² of forest lie behind   boundaries of the official territory of the park and   the local government is actively cutting down trees. He cuts down because of bark beetles that destroy trees. However,   helps to solve the problem since after the death of the tree the beetle simply passes to   next tree.

And here Minecraft

Have   activists had a choice   - go to stand with   posters under the government building or try to really solve the problem. But   as? Who seriously rushes to save an unfamiliar forest in   unfamiliar country. Therefore, k   Salvation came as   advertising project   - they asked GeoBoxers to recreate the territory of the park in   game Minecraft. On   it took 3   month of dense work with   a bunch of photos and   video from   Belovezhskaya Pushcha.

How did everything go

FROM   help of Polish bloggers, journalists and   streamers to   The shares attracted huge attention. The new map should have been shown by the famous Polish streamer Gimper. Stream with   A new card was waiting for 10 thousand spectators. When the broadcast started, the trees began to disappear on   the eyes of the audience. Instead, only the hemp remained. The stream moderator read the facts about   the forest and   reasons for its cutting down. A   Gimper himself tried to find one remaining tree to " pass " the map.

AT   the result of   project was written far   outside the gaming media, and   a team of enthusiasts got into   an apple   - they wanted to reach out to   children, u   which so far have no political views, but   which will decide the fate of the country after years. Fortunately, that Minecraft   Is not   as much a game as a social platform with   87   million users.

Source: pcgamesn

Read in Russian: Игра Minecraft помогла спасти лес в Польше

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