Switching off lights to switch on environmental awareness

Earth Hour 2017, the worldwide movement for the planet organised by the World Wide Fund for nature (WWF) takes place on 25 March.

Use this as a chance to show your commitment to the planet, as more often than not we forget that our existence depends on its well being.

This event is held worldwide annually to encourage individuals, communities, households and businesses to turn off their non-essential lights for one hour, from 8.30 to 9.30pm towards the end of March, as a symbol for their commitment to the planet. It was famously started as a lights-off event in Sydney, Australia in 2007.

Since then, it has grown to engage more than 7,000 cities and towns worldwide. Today, Earth Hour engages a massive community on a broad range of environmental issues. The one-hour event continues to remain the key driver of the now larger environmental movements.

  AUTHOR
Holly Konig
Journalist

find your
dream home

looking for an
affordable
apartment

List your Property

It's easy in only three
simple steps...

find professional
services in
your area

Locate a business
operating in
your area

List your Business

Want more customers? They're online right now, searching for businesses like yours. Place your ad now...

Latest News

COMMENTS

southlands Autodealer.co.za
Top
Recommended Story x
Sooth your cough with these home remedies

Thanx for your referral. We have no doubt your friends will love our newsletter as much as you!

Don't forget to verify your email.

SUBSCRIBE
to our free NEWSLETTER
!
SUBSCRIBE to our FREE newsletter.




SELECT your titles:

South Coast Sun
Southlands Sun


Your details:


Your friends:

I didn't sign up for this
I'd like to see and read more... (Please indicate in comments section below)
I'm relocating (Please indicate where to)
Other