Earth Hour 2021

Earth Hour Day will be watched all over the world today, Saturday, March 27 at 8:30 p.m. the day holds extraordinary importance because it calls for activities on different parts and ways that individuals can act on to raise mindfulness approximately on the significance of nature. With Covid-19 security controls proceeding in a few parts of the world, numerous nations will be celebrating Earth Hour online, assembling millions of individuals from all over the globe to talk up for nature. As the light dims in homes and cities, Earth hour brings individuals together to put a virtual highlight on our planet and the part individuals can play in worldwide endeavors for nature.

Earth Hour began as a typical lights-out occasion in Sydney in 2007 by WWF and partners. Earth Hour was the product of a think tank initiated by Earth Hour Co-Founder Andy Ridley, which brought about a partnership between WWF-Australia, advertising agency Leo Burnett, and Fairfax Media, with the aim of addressing climate change. It is presently one of the world’s greatest natural grassroots developments. Earth Hour, held every year on the final Saturday of Walk, includes millions of individuals in over 180 nations and domains turning off their lights to precise regard for our world. Each year 2007, millions of individuals take part in this worldwide occasion to raise mindfulness almost climate after.

Amid the Earth Hour, about 2.2 million individuals turn off their lights as a sign of solidarity, universally. This hour exhibits the ought to take activities on the pressing issue of worldwide climate alter. Earth Hour advances mindfulness about natural issues on an open stage. 

2021 is the start of an important decade for climate and nature’s action. This year, leaders from across the world will make decisions that will impact our futures. By 2030, nature and wildlife could be recovering all around us. We could have green jobs, cleaner air, and a healthier future for the next generation. 

Source: Earthreminder

WHY SHOULD WE TAKE PART:

Our planet is changing at an alarming rate. Last year was a wake-up call for everyone. Loss of nature has resulted in catastrophic weather events, locusts plague, wildfires, and the Covid-19 pandemic. These are some glaring examples of nature, sending an emergency call. 

It is more evident than ever that our well-being and that of the planet are intrinsically linked, and both are under severe threat.

India, the 7th largest country globally is home to a treasure trove of incredible wildlife and is known to be a biodiversity hotspot. But, as the country embarks on a programme of rapid development, India’s wildlife, including charismatic species such as the tiger, elephant, rhino and their habitats, face the constant threat of degradation and fragmentation.

HOW TO TAKE PART:

 Switch off your lights for an hour on Saturday, March 27, 2021, at 8:30 p.m your local time 

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Indiatoday

Noora Wasim

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