Tuesday, March 2, 2010
The Earth Hour is a global event organized by WWF (World Wide Fund for Nature) calling every individual, every business and every community throughout the world to turn off the lights. Earth Hour originally started in Sydney, Australia in 2007. About 2.2 million homes and businesses turned off lights for one hour to stand against climate change. In the following year the Earth hour yet to become a global moment, where 50 million across 35 nations started to participate. The following landmarks participated also: Sydney Harbor Bridge; The CN Tower in Toronto, Canada; The Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco; and Rome's Colosseum. They all stood dark for one hour.
This year in 2010 the Earth Hour will take place Saturday March 27th at 8:30 pm, local time.
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