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Celebrate Earth Hour This Saturday

Posted: March 27, 2009

As wellness professionals, those in the spa industry are especially attuned to the need for eco-awareness. Help promote even more eco-consciousness by joining in Earth Hour 2009.

2,848 cities and towns in 83 countries across all seven continents prepare to unite for Earth Hour. 829 icons and landmarks around the world will switch off lights in support of climate change action.

March 28, 2009: At 8:30 pm local time, 2,848 cities and towns across 83 countries will switch off their lights for Earth Hour in a moment of global solidarity.

From the small island nations of the South Pacific to the densely populated cities of the Americas, millions of people from all walks of life and corners of the world will participate in Earth Hour, casting their vote in the world’s first global election between Earth and global warming.

66 national capitals and 9 of the 10 most populated metropolises on the planet have confirmed their participation in this year’s event, along with some of the world’s most prominent cites, including:

  • New York
  • London
  • Beijing
  • Paris
  • Moscow
  • Singapore
  • Berlin
  • Rome
  • Athens
  • Cairo
  • Washington, D.C.
  • Rio de Janeiro
  • Dubai
  • Mexico City
  • Sydney
  • Mumbai
  • Toronto
  • Copenhagen
  • Manila
  • Istanbul
  • Nairobi
  • Bangkok
  • Los Angeles
  • Barcelona
  • Hong Kong
  • Buenos Aires
  • Cape Town
  • Kuala Lumpur