How can you save the Earth in one hour?

Earth Hour, is an annual event organized by the WWF, encouraging people all over the world to turn off their lights and save on electric power for one full hour.

The event (held March 28th) hopes to unite people to take action on environmental issues and protect the planet. Earth Hour was famously in Sydney, Australia in 2007. Since then, it has grown to engage millions of supporters in more than 185 countries and territories, inspiring individuals and organizations worldwide to take action for the environment. 

Hundreds of the world's most iconic landmarks, from the Empire State Building, to the Eiffel Tower and the Sydney Opera House participate in Earth Hour. This year, take a walk around your town or city and try to see which buildings switched off their lights for the planet.

The Eiffel tower turns its lights off in 2015 in honor of Earth Hour

The Empire State Building participating in the 2019 Earth Hour event. 

Golden Gate bridge goes dark in 2014. 

How can I participate?

The first thing anyone can do to get involved is to turn off their lights during Earth Hour. But there is much, much more. We encourage you to take action beyond the hour, whether it's supporting a local wildlife or environmental charity, getting involved in creating a cleaner, greener community, or planting a tree. There are many ways for you to make a difference. 

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