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  • 28 March, 2021

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Earth Hour Day- Celebrated on March 27

Earth Hour Day was observed all over the world on March 27, 2021.

About Earth Hour

  • Earth Hour is a global movement for environmental conservation. The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) started it in 2007.
  • It is an annual event, that takes place on the last Saturday of March.
  • Millions of people in over 180 countries and territories participate in it by turning off their lights.
  • It aims to call attention to global warming, loss of biodiversity, and climate change.
  • During the Earth Hour, people turn off their lights for an hour as a sign of global solidarity.
  • This hour symbolises the need to take action on the pressing issue of global climate change. Further, it promotes awareness about environmental issues on a public platform.
  • Theme for 2021: “Climate Change to Save Earth

About World Wildlife Fund for Nature(WWF):

  • World Wildlife Fund for Nature (WWF) is an international non-governmental organization founded in 1961.
  • It is the world’s largest conservation organization.
  • It aims to stop the degradation of the planet’s natural environment. It also aims to build a future where humans live in harmony with nature.
  • Headquarters: Gland, Switzerland.

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