Earth Hour: Lights off to preserve the planet’s environment

Here are some major sites across the globe that dimmed their lights on Saturday 24 March 2018.Sydney, Australia - Harbour Bridge and Opera House

2018/03/25

The world’s most famous landmarks are plunged into darkness for one hour every year.

The global Earth Hour campaign raises awareness about the impacts of climate change. It started in Australia in 2007 and is now observed by participants in 187 countries, according to organisers.

Here are some major sites across the globe that dimmed their lights on Saturday 24 March 2018.

Sydney, Australia – Harbour Bridge and Opera House

Beijing, China – National Stadium (the “Bird’s Nest”)

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – Petronas Towers

Taipei, Taiwan – Taipei 101

Singapore – Supertrees at Gardens by the Bay

New Delhi, India – India Gate

Moscow, Russia – Christ the Saviour Cathedral

Minsk, Belarus – The Bolshoi Opera and Ballet Theater

Rome, Italy – Colosseum

Athens, Greece – Parthenon temple

Source:http://www.bbc.com/news/world-43527154

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