Earth Hour first took place in 2007 in Sydney, Australia. On Saturday, March 31st over two million individuals and over thousand businesses turned off their lights for an hour to take a stand against climate change.
Since then, over 128 countries started taking part in Earth Hour, with natural and man-made wonders all around the world even taking part, including the Eiffel Tower, Niagara Falls, the Pyramids in Egypt, the Empire State building, and many more.
This year, Earth Hour will be held at 8:30 pm on Saturday, March 26, individuals, businesses, and governments around the globe are asked to switch off all of their lights and turn off all non-essential power for one hour.
Earth Hour is a symbolic action the world is asked to take to show guidance on environmental solutions, as well as to showcase to the world what they are doing to help minimize their environmental impacts.