Friday, March 25, 2011

Earth Hour 2011!!!

HURRAY!!! Earth Hour is back again and it's almost time to switch off all our lights!!!So, you better do so to save our beautiful planet!!!The countdown has started!!! 1 more day left until Earth Hour so let's do our part to keep Mother Nature happy!!!
So, what's the history behind earth Hour??? Well,Earth Hour started in 2007 in Sydney, Australia when 2.2 million individuals and more than 2,000 businesses turned their lights off for one hour to take a stand against climate change. Only a year later and Earth Hour had become a global sustainability movement with more than 50 million people across 35 countries/territories participating. Global landmarks such as the Sydney Harbour Bridge, CN Tower in Toronto, Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, and Rome’s Colosseum, all stood in darkness, as symbols of hope for a cause that grows more urgent by the hour.

Don't believe me??? Check these pictures out!!!

The View of Sydney For Earth Hour!!!

The View of Big Ben in London!!!

The View of Egypt For Earth Hour!!!

A Big Gathering With Candles to Celebrate Earth Hour!!!

On Saturday 27 March, Earth Hour 2010 became the biggest Earth Hour ever. A record 128 countries and territories joined the global display of climate action. Iconic buildings and landmarks from Asia Pacific to Europe and Africa to the Americas switched off. People across the world from all walks of life turned off their lights and came together in celebration and contemplation of the one thing we all have in common – our planet. So please spread the word around and let's do this for our future generations!!! Peace and love everyone!!!

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