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Here's why these famous landmarks are going dark on Saturday

The Empire State Building and United Nations headquarters in NY joined other iconic buildings and monuments around the world plunging into darkness for sixty minutes on Saturday to mark Earth Hour and draw attention to climate change.

Members of the WWF-Philippines National Youth Council led the Earth Hour Camp, which included various activities and booths on nature conservation and disaster management.

According to the WWF, the United Nations family will join the thousands of homes, offices, skylines and monuments that will go dark on Earth Hour's tenth anniversary to put the spotlight on the issues facing the planet, and to inspire millions across the world to live more sustainably.

"Climate change is visible proof that our actions can have a ripple effect beyond physical borders".

WWF-AAPSO will also be campaigning throughout Assam in schools and colleges, organisations, corporate and institutes to encourage switching off of lights and promote usage of solar energy.

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Earth Day may be in April, but some Carrboro residents are getting a head start. Last year, Qatar and 162 other countries in the world took part in the demonstration, which takes place every last Saturday of March from 8:30 to 9:30 pm, where unnecessary lights and electrical appliances are switched off, he said. "All you have to do is switch off your lights for one hour to join hundreds of millions around the world to send a clear signal that we must act and we must act now".

The tenth edition of the Earth Hour 2017 was successfully completed yesterday.

A "Going Green" martini sold at the Fairmont Washington, D.C. hotel will donate all profits to the World Wildlife Fund. The Eiffel Tower in Paris, the Empire State Building in New York City, the Sydney Opera House, the Pyramids of Egypt - they're all participating in this incredible moment of solidarity. It had managed to save around 55 MW during the event a year ago.

Buddhist monks light oil lamps during earth hour celebrations at Myanmar's famous Shwedagon pagoda, Saturday, March 25, 2017, in Yangon, Myanmar.

A symbolic gesture of unity to reflect on our impact on the planet, Earth Hour is a global citizen movement of positive change for the environment.

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