What Are You Doing for WWF Earth Hour 2014?

Earth Hour 2012

WWF Earth Hour 2014 is just around the corner. It’s never been more important to respect the planet and think about the way we live. Extreme weather changes like flooding or drought, food shortages and the loss of species and deforestation are just some of the issues we’re facing. HostelBookers.com supports WWF in all it’s projects and Earth Hour is the perfect way to show us travellers care about this wonderful planet too. So get yourself involved!

When is Earth Hour?

8.30 – 9.30pm GMT, 29th March 2014

What is Earth Hour?

Hundreds of millions of people worldwide turn off their lights for one hour to show their allegiance and support in saving the earth’s resources and living greener. Earth Hour is a global phenomenon and more than 1.8billion people in 135 countries will be taking part.

This includes such landmarks as the Eiffel Tower, the Pyramids of Giza, Times Square and the Sydney Opera House.

What can I do for Earth Hour 2014?

Get inspiration from the rest of the world and click on the Earth Hour map to see what individuals, businesses and organisations around the world will be doing.  You can zoom in and read exactly what they’re up to. For example, Tracey in the Isle of Man will be having a candlelit dinner with her husband and in Scotland the lights will be turned off at Arbroath Abbey for the whole weekend. Click through and let everyone know what you’ll be doing too. You could also take part in the ‘I Will If You Will’ challenge.

Where do I sign up?

You can sign up to Earth Hour 2014 on this form and let the WWF and the world know what you’re doing. You’ll also be sent a newsletter letting you know about other earth-saving activities too. Or you could just take part by turning your lights off at 8.30pm on 29th March 2014.

Earth hour 2012


Thanks to mynameishayden and udono for the excellent images from Flickr. Please note, all images were used under the Creative Commons License at the time of posting. 

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