Earth Hour – 29 March 2014

I can’t wait to see the stars!

Mungai and the Goa Constrictor

Today, Saturday 29th March 2014, billions of peoplein over one hundred and fifty countries (that means over seven thousand cities) will turn out the lights. A World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) initiative, dating back to 2007, has once again united the world in an effort to bring attention to energy consumption, sustainability and climate change issues.

This remarkable annual global occurrence takes place between 8.30 pm and 9.30 pm (YOUR) local time.  Starting in New Zealand and ending in Tahiti, lights of some of the world’s most iconic monuments, landmarks and skylines will be switched off. Many will also turn off their televisions, computers, Xboxes and PlayStations, and any other power-driven gadgets they have.  

This is undoubtedly the largest ever collaboration to help safeguard the planet, and numbers of participants are growing every year. The hour has, in many places, evolved into something much longer. Environmental projects are taking…

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10 Responses to Earth Hour – 29 March 2014

  1. penpusherpen says:

    A fantastic venture, Monica, and with such an important message, plus the extra ability to actually ‘see’ the stars, as you say… Magical… Thanks for the share. Hope you and yours are well and enjoying the weekend. xPenx

  2. lazfreedman says:

    we should have an Earth Decade 🙂 Hi Monica

  3. bluebee says:

    Did you see the stars, Monica?🙂

    • Monica says:

      Well, no more than usual. Denver didn’t get the word, I guess. Have to go to our mountain cabin to see the night sky in all its glory, BB. How about you?

  4. Gray Dawster says:

    What a fine posting
    my dear friend Monica🙂

    Happy Easter
    With Lots of Chocolate😉

    Andro xxxx

    • Monica says:

      And a very lovely spring to you, dear Andro. And chocolate, too! I miss being more in touch and plan to do better very soon. Thinking of you.

  5. I’m not sure where you are getting your info, but great topic. I needs to spend some time learning much more or understanding more. Thanks for wonderful info I was looking for this info for my mission.

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