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The Earth Hour is a global initiative of the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) that encourages global community to switch off the electric light for one hour from 20:30 to 21:30 as a symbol of commitment to the Earth. This worldwide movement was initiated in 2007. This year, it will be held on 27th March. As part of this global campaign, Amazon India recently announced that it is committed to switching off lights across all its operation sites and corporate offices.
Various digital initiatives were used to observe this year’s Earth Hour in light of necessity for social distancing to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic. Earth Hour Earth Hour is an international event used to create awareness about the need to conserve energy and also the environment. It was first observed as a symbolic lights-off event in ..
Since 2007, every year million participate in the campaign called “Earth Hour” on March 28. The event is organized by the World wide Fund Highlights The event was first started in Sydney, Australia. The main aim of the marking Earth Hour is to call attention towards global warming, loss of biodiversity and climate change. During ..
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Earth Hour 2019 was witnessed on March 30 by turning off lights at 8:30 pm local time for an hour as a call for global action on climate change. The theme of Earth Hour 2019 is #Connect2Earth. The theme signifies humanities connection to Earth and nature is undeniable: our planet’s gain is everyone’s gain. Nature ..
The 13th edition of Earth Hour 2019 was observed on March 30 with theme “#Connect2Earth” to encourage people across the world to turn off non-essential electric lights for one hour from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. It calls for greater awareness and more sparing use of resources, especially fossil fuels that produce carbon gases and lead ..
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The 12th edition of Earth Hour was observed across the world by turning off non-essential electric lights for one hour from 8:30 pm to 9:30 pm on March 24, 2018. It is the world’s largest grassroots movement for the environment where people around the globe unite to take a stand against climate change by turning ..