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The Day The Earth Became Dark – Earth Hour 2011

Earth Hour 26th March 2011, Buckingham Palace lights on London, UK © WWF/ Tristan Fewings Today at 8:30pm your local time, it will be Earth Hour. Since it’s conception in 2007 by WWF, millions of people and thousands of cities throughout the world have participated by switching off electricity to pledge their support for the planet. Abt has participated in this environmental movement for the past three years by turning off our…

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Black out for Earth Hour

Earth hour is a worldwide event, held annually, to raise awareness about the global need for climate change. Earth Hour was conceived in 2007, by the World Wide Fund for Nature, aka World Wildlife Fund) and the Sydney Morning Herald. 2.2 million people participated in the first Earth Hour event in Sydney, Australia. All of the participants turned their lights off for one hour. Going on its fourth year, Earth Hour is…

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