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You join millions who turned off the lights for an hour to spark inspiration to do more for the planet and take action beyond the hour. As part of our community, you'll be kept updated with information and opportunities to participate in the Earth Hour movement. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube for a full 360-degree engagement.
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WORLD LEADERS GET BEHIND EARTH HOUR
MEDIA RELEASE 26 MARCH 2012: From the United Nations to the World Organization of the Scout Movement, UNESCO to the Vatican, the most recognised leaders and influential organisations in the world have declared their support for Earth Hour.
EARTH HOUR GOES TO EXTREMES TO PROTECT THE PLANET
MEDIA RELEASE 23 MARCH 2012: Just five months after the end of the Libyan uprising, nineteen-year-old Mohammad Nattah will organise Earth Hour in his town of Tripoli for the first time.
THE STARS COME OUT FOR EARTH HOUR
Media Release 22 March 2012: Supermodel Miranda Kerr’s Earth Hour challenge has been accepted and celebrities all around the world are now making their own “I Will If You Will” challenges to inspire people to take much needed action for the environment.
COOKING UP A STORM FOR EARTH HOUR
16 MARCH 2012: With less than three weeks to go until the biggest environmental event in history, the world’s top celebrity chefs are lending their support to the Earth Hour campaign, inspiring better food choices for a better planet. Earth Hour food ambassadors from around the world are encouraging consumers to make three direct changes that will result in a positive impact on the environment – eating less meat, sourcing sustainable seafood and using more local produce.
EARTH HOUR REACHES SPACE TO SWAZILAND
15 March 2012: As our planet faces some of the most critical challenges in history and our journey towards sustainability slows, Earth Hour is going from space to Swaziland to spread the message that we desperately need to take action for the environment.
MIRANDA KERR DARES THE WORLD TO SAVE THE PLANET FOR EARTH HOUR
13 March 2012: International supermodel Miranda Kerr has been announced as an Earth Hour global ambassador for the second consecutive year to use her voice to inspire people to participate in the new “I Will If You Will” campaign.
EARTH HOUR 2012: ONE MONTH TO GO
1 March 2012: From Times Square to the Sydney Opera House, Brunei to Lithuania, the tallest building on the planet to an Inuit igloo, the world will once again celebrate the largest voluntary action for the environment as the lights switch off for Earth Hour, on 31 March.
100 days until the globe switches off for Earth Hour 2012
Thursday 22 December: Exactly one hundred days from now, homes, schools, businesses and iconic landmarks across the planet will turn off their lights for one hour – Earth Hour.
At 8.30pm local time on Saturday 31 March, Earth Hour 2012 will see hundreds of millions of people around the world cross borders of race, religion, culture, geography and society to unite in a single moment of contemplation for the planet and celebration of their year-round commitment to protect it.
Earth Hour Ambassador Charity Drive for Japan
Iceland rock brings cool soundtrack to new Earth Hour video
26 May 2011: Earth Hour – the largest environmental campaign on the planet – today unveiled its new video for Earth Hour 2012, backed by acclaimed Icelandic rock band, Sigur Rós.