25 Mar '11, 9pm

Five hours to Earth Hour, have you made your pledge to save the world?

At 8.30pm this Saturday, there will be a blackout - a voluntary one. Earth Hour is a global environmental initiative which wants individuals, businesses, governments and communities to do their part for the environment by powering down all energy, including shutting down at power points, turning off personal devices and leaving the car at home. Last year, the event, held annually in partnership with the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), saw its largest voluntary action, with 2 million people participating globally over 128 countries. Besides corporations and individuals, tourist attractions, natural wonders and man-made marvels such as the Eiffel Tower shut off their lights for 60 minutes. For that one hour, much of the world lived by candlelight. The mission for this year goes beyond the hour-long observance; WWF is encouraging followers of this movement to share their pl...

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New blog post: Earth Hour in Singapore

New blog post: Earth Hour in Singapore

blog.dk.sg 27 Mar '11, 7am

Singapore marked Earth Hour yesterday with major buildings and skyscraper switching off non-essential lights at 8:30pm. I ...

S'pore marks Earth Hour - via Channel NewsAsia

S'pore marks Earth Hour - via Channel NewsAsia

channelnewsasia.com 26 Mar '11, 1pm

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todayonline.com 25 Mar '11, 3am

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straitstimes.com 26 Mar '11, 2pm

The Eiffel Tower in Paris and the world's tallest building in Dubai will also have their lights turned off for 60 minutes ...

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sg.news.yahoo.com 25 Mar '11, 10am

Twitterers are using the Earth Hour term to tweet about how they will (or will not support) the global event. "Support Ear...

[CNA] Lights off as 'Earth Hour' circles the globe

[CNA] Lights off as 'Earth Hour' circles the globe

channelnewsasia.com 26 Mar '11, 10pm

PARIS - Hundreds of landmark buildings and millions of ordinary homes were switching off their lights Saturday as the annu...

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straitstimes.com 26 Mar '11, 11pm

The Eiffel Tower in Paris and the world's tallest building in Dubai will also have their lights turned off for 60 minutes ...

This year's Earth Hour will mark the Japan disasters, but it's also meant to be about hope & the future: Co-founder

This year's Earth Hour will mark the Japan disa...

straitstimes.com 24 Mar '11, 4am

This photo taken on March 23, 2011 shows Earth Hour co-founder and executive director Andy Ridley posing in Sydney. -- PHO...

More than 3,000 people marked Earth Hour at The Promontory @ Marina Bay on Saturday night

More than 3,000 people marked Earth Hour at The...

straitstimes.com 27 Mar '11, 1am

Ms Sharminee Subramaniyam, 29, a desktop support engineer, had expected a darkened night but was 'fairly disappointed' tha...

Starbucks shines brightly while the rest of Orchard Rd observe Earth Hour

Starbucks shines brightly while the rest of Orc...

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Earth Hour in Singapore is at 8.30pm on Mar 26

todayonline.com 21 Mar '11, 10pm

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New Post: Earth Hour Singapore 2011

New Post: Earth Hour Singapore 2011

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SPRING Singapore invested S$20m in 69 startups last year

SPRING Singapore invested S$20m in 69 startups ...

channelnewsasia.com 25 Mar '11, 4pm

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