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Sunday, 20 March 2016 - 10:03
Cities go dark for the earth hour
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World’s famous landmarks went dark to commemorate the 10th anniversary of Earth Hour yesterday.

The annual event was first started in Sydney, Australia, highlights climate change and its threats and now is taking a greater step towards net zero carbon emissions by 2100.

Under this year’s theme ‘Places we Love’, including beaches, forests, reefs, national parks, mountains, rivers and rural areas, which could be at risk from climate change, over 350 major landmarks around the globe went on to switch the lights off for the greater cause of saving planet earth.

Several pictures came out on foreign media where destinations such as the London Eye, Sydney Opera House and even the Eiffel Tower turned off lights as nearly 170 countries and millions of people took part in the event.

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