Sunday, March 20, 2016

Earth Hour 2016 in Pictures - We allowed Mother Earth to breathe for at least one hour in one year, we can do better!

Major landmarks, businesses, and communities all over the world turned their lights off for one hour at 8:30 p.m., yesterday, Saturday, March 19th to raise awareness about climate change and show support for renewable energy.
Manhattan, Empire State Building
Las Vegas

London, The House of Parliament
London, Piccadilly Circus
Paris, Eiffel Tower
Vienna, The Schoenbrunn Palace
Rome, Vatican Basilica
Rome, The Trevi Fountain
Sweden, The Hyllie water tower in Malmo
The National Library of Belarus in Minsk
Indonesia, the business district in Jakarta
Japan, Tokyo Tower
Thailand, the Grand Palace in Bangkok
Moscow, the Bolshoi Kamenny Bridge, Kremlin in b/g 
Bejing, China, the National Stadium (Bird's Nest)
Australia, Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge

Mercy, Mercy Me (The Ecology Song), Marvin Gaye

Big Yellow Taxi, Joni Mitchell

Be The Rain, Neil Young & Crazy Horse


Anonymous said...

Happy Spring Petra! I love this time of year! Everything seems to come alive.

I'm sorry to say that I totally forgot it was Earth Hour yesterday. I really can do better, for our planet's sake. Thank you for sharing the beautiful photos.

Love, K. :)

Ron said...

Happy Spring, Petra! I don't know how it is today where you live, but we got hit with a nor'easter last night, so it's been VERY cold with some snow flurries. I'm not complaining though because you know me....I love the cold - ha!

Gorgeous photographs from around the world honoring Earth Hour. I scrolled through your photo selection and looked at each one very carefully. They are all so beautiful!

Oh, and loved the videos you selected as well. Especially the one by Marvin Gaye, love that song!

Have a great rest of your day, dear friend. Hope all is well with your father.


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