Across India, people, cities, organisations and landmarks joined hands with around 7000 cities across 187 countries and observed Earth Hour 2019 on Saturday, 30 March, from 20:30 to 21:30 hours. This year’s global theme was #Connect2Earth, where people, companies and organisations need to find tools to push for action on nature.
Taking part in the initiative is for the purpose of spreading environmental awareness among members of society, as well as supporting global efforts aimed at reducing carbon dioxide emissions
Starting off the event, at 8:30 pm the skylines of Asian metropolises from Singapore to Hong Kong went dark, as did landmarks including Sydney Opera House.
The world has just observed the annual ecological awareness drive to conserve energy and natural resources to save the planet. But this time the campaign had an added thrust, owing to the coronavirus. From Singapore to Buenos Aires, cities
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DEWA also organised a series of virtual lectures and competitions that targeted more than 12,000 students, several public and private organisations, sport and tourist facilities, and major malls.