Noted monuments go dark on Earth Hour day

Noted monuments go dark on Earth Hour day
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New Delhi: Famous monuments across the world wentdark on Saturday night to observe the World Wide Fund (WWF)...

New Delhi: Famous monuments across the world wentdark on Saturday night to observe the World Wide Fund (WWF) for Nature's Earth Hour to spark global awareness and action on nature and the environment.

Earth Hour was observed from 8.30 pm to 9.30 pm, worldwide. Since 2007, Earth Hour has been a movement to bring awareness to climate change, while promoting action to preserve the climate and environment.

The 13th edition of Earth Hour saw 24 global landmarks -- from the Sydney Opera House to Dubai's Burj Khalifa -- dim their lights.

Paris' Eiffel Tower, New York's Empire State Building, Big Ben London and the Acropolis in Athens also took part in the movement.

Earth Hour 2019 with its campaign #Connect2Earth aims to create awareness regarding the importance of saving nature as our lives depend on its health.

Participation mark led Earth Hour by switching off unnecessary lights for the hour to symbolise a commitment to change beyond the hour.

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