March 25th 2011 / 10:07 am
Billions of citizens from more than 130 countries are expected to turn off their lights on this Saturday for the Earth Hour 2011. This global event, organized by environment group World Wildlife Fund (WWF), was first started in Sydney of Australia in 2007 with 2.2 million Australians taking part to turn off their lights in aid of the environment. By 2009, up to 1 billion citizens across the world had taken part. On Saturday 27 March, Earth Hour 2010 became the biggest Earth Hour ever, 128 countries and territories joined the global display of climate action. Miranda Kerr has been named the global ambassador for Earth Hour 2011. Earth Hour 2011 will take place on Saturday 26 March at 8.30PM (local time). Join!
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