Saturday 19th March 2016
8.30 - 9.30pm EDST
Power Down & Lights Out!
YouTube Video link: A love letter to Nature
....And it all started here in Australia...
Earth Hour is a great home-grown success story: an Aussie campaign designed to draw attention to tackling global warming and get people talking about what we can do to help.
Earth Hour launched in Sydney in 2007, with 2.2 million people and 2,100 businesses participating in the 'lights off' event. Just one year later, Earth Hour became a global phenomenon with over 35 countries participating, and an estimated 50-100 million people.
In 2014, Earth Hour was celebrated in over 162 countries and over 7,000 cities and towns worldwide. The symbolic hour has grown into the world's largest grassroots movement for the environment, with beyond the hour projects and initiatives happening throughout the year.
There are many ways to get involved for this event and many others:
Check out what special Earth Hour events are happening in your local area
Host a Lights Out! Gathering at your place with friends
Maybe play hide & seek in the dark with the kids at home?
Go nature spotting with your torches
Have a romantic candlelit dinner!
Get active on social media & Enter the Earth Hour Facebook competition
Join one or more of the Earth sustainability campaigns
Sign up your business, group or as an individual to register your participation in Earth Hour 2016 on the official website: https://earthhour.org.au/home
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