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10 Ways to Spend Earth Hour That Can Actually Make a Difference

In 2007, Earth Hour launched in Australia as a "lights-off" event to raise awareness about climate change. Today, the event is observed in 162 countries on the last Thursday in March from 8:30 - 9:30 …

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7 Things to do in the Dark

An evening – or even just an hour – without the lights…whatever is one to do? Millions of people in more than 80 countries will be turning off their lights for an hour at on Saturday, March 26 at…

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Earth Hour 2011

I just discovered a thing called Earth Hour. (Forgive me, I really did live in a cultural vacuum in Costa Rica.) On Saturday, March 26, at 8:30 p.m., we are being urged to turn out all our lights f…

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Earth Day Birthday

The ancient cultures who inhabited this blue planet before we did honored the Earth with prayers, rituals, and rites, ensuring harmony and balance with their surroundings. Although we rely on the sa…

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