Earth Hour Seen Around The World

The Futon Shop's Earth Hour Update 2013
Earth Hour took Place Saturday Night  from 8:30 to 9:30.
Earth Hour is a global movement with the intention to protect the planet around the world. Earth Hour was created to bring people around the world together to work on creating a sustainable world.

Since March 31, 2007, Earth Hour has been a time globally when participants turn off their lights for one hour.

Here our 2013's pictures of Earth Hour:

San Francisco and around the world During Earth Hour 2013 from space


 New Zealand 
events were held in six cities, with a main event in Auckland where skateboarders, cyclists and BMXers will take to the slopes of the CBD to draw a Zenon to urban liZer and encourage people to switch to reusable drink bottles and cups.

Earth Hour Night Riders
Fiji hosts The Planet’s 1st
Ever Earth Hour Night Ride. Two hundred cyclists will take to the
main streets of Suva City on the night of Earth Hour with only energy efficient lights to guide
 A country with already 1.5 million people already using GreenPower or solar energy,  This year, one lucky person will win a solar power system as part of the Earth Hour Community.
Across China, WWF is encouraging people to take up one of seven environmental
actions for the year as part of Green Week

Environmental Outcomes Through Huge Social Media
Ini Aksiku! Mana Aksimu?
This is the localised version of I Will If You Will that has seen
the Earth Hour movement grow to a phenomenal 31 cities across the country, making
Earth Hour the largest grassroots environmental movement in Indonesia
focusing on energy efficiency, support public transporta(on, waste management, and saving paper.
Social media is the key to the success of their campaign and Indonesia is the
most active social media community globally.
All major celebrity ambassadors are using personal hash tags for the campaign to show
and collate actions like using reusable tumblers, not using air conditioners at night, tree
planning and car free days. Local celebrites Pevita Pearce, Ariel from NOAH, Andy F.
Noya, Maya Luna and Nadya Hutagalung are lending their voices and huge followings
using Twitter and Instagram to generate actions for #IniAksiku!
Car Free Day which
takes place in most partcipating cities is used as a platform to promote the Ini Aksiku
campaign, with Earth Hour Indonesia teams one of the most active groups involved.

Jessica Alba’s Challenge
Earth Hour’s newest Global Ambassador Jessica Alba will let her kids dress her and the rest
of the staff of her company of 10,000 people switch to eco friendly products in their homes.
Across the United States, many significant landmarks will switch off their lights for Earth
Hour, including the Empire State Building, the Rockefeller Centre, the UN Headquarters,
Niagara Falls, the Las Vegas Strip and LAX.
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