26 Mar '11, 1pm

S'pore marks Earth Hour - via Channel NewsAsia

S'pore marks Earth Hour - via Channel NewsAsia

SINGAPORE: Thousands in Singapore on Saturday marked the global climate change campaign - "Earth Hour" - across the island. The organiser - World Wildlife Fund - said support for the movement has been overwhelming this year. It was lights out at the Marina Bay Area exactly at 8.30pm. Even as revellers were kept in the dark for an hour, festivities continued. More than 2,000 people took part in a 3.5 kilometre walk around Marina Bay to show solidarity in the push for a more sustainable future. This is the third time Singapore is marking the climate change campaign. The message this time round is 'make a commitment beyond the hour'. Organisers said the campaign has gained more ground over the years. Earth Hour campaign manager Karine Serror said: "Last year I think we had between 400 and 500 businesses (involved). "I think you can add just about 20 per cent to this number. A...

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