9 fun things you can do during Earth Hour!

March 25, 2017 by  
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Today at 8:30 pm , WWF’s Earth Hour will begin. Started in 2007 , Earth Hour is a symbolic act to get us thinking about our planet and our impact on it. But more than that, it’s also part of a simple idea to start an environmental resolution — this is not only about one hour in the dark, it’s about creating a brighter future. Even though you’re switching off your lights and electronic appliances for the environment, you don’t have to sit twiddling your thumbs in the dark. There is still a lot you can do without using a watt of electricity. Earth Hour can be as fun as it is good for the planet, and if you’re looking for some entertaining ways to spend it you’re in luck because we’ve rounded up 9 fun activities that are sure to deliver a good time completely off-grid! Candlelight dinner via Shutterstock Have a candle-lit dinner using menus from celebrity chefs Celebrate the hour with your partner, friends or family and have a candlelit dinner with your own tasty dishes based on WWF’s Livewell principles, which has been created for healthy people and a planet with a brilliant future. Get inspired by celebrity chefs who support the Livewell principles . Board Game Pieces and Dices via Shutterstock Invite friends around for a quiz and board games by candlelight WWF’s Earth Hour is all about people coming together to celebrate our world. If you’ve decided to invite friends over, the Earth Hour team has created a fantastic Quiz to download to make the most of the night while the lights remain off. The night sky via Shutterstock Take a wildlife walk or go star-gazing Get closer to nature while doing something for your health and well-being by taking a night walk or going star-gazing. And if you don’t have a telescope, don’t worry. Just darkness, a blanket and hot drinks will be enough for a perfect star-gazing hour. San Antonio Texas River Walk at night via Shutterstock Go for a nightime city walk If you are a “city animal”, why not take a walk around town and see what has switched off in your city? In past years, many landmarks such as the Sydney Opera House, the Tour Eiffel and Big Ben switched off their lights in honor of Earth Hour. This year is sure to find more participants, so be sure to check out what else is happening. Silhouette of biker at sunset via Shutterstock Go for a nighttime bike ride Cycling is not a trend, it’s part of a sustainable lifestyle. Everyday more people decide to leave their car at home and start cycling. And once you’ve started cycling, you can’t stop. So why not go for a ride during the hour? Yoga exercise via Shutterstock Try candle-lit yoga or exercise “Mens sana in corpore sano,” says the famous Latin quotation. WWF’s Earth Hour is a moment for appreciating the brilliant world we all share, and how we need to protect it. Use this time to pursue a more sustainable and healthy lifestyle. Playing the Guitar via Shutterstock Have an unplugged jam session at home Invite your friends over and unplug while you enjoy some in-house music. Children reading via Shutterstock Read a bed time story Light a candle to create a cozy atmosphere, and transform your favorite bedtime story into a fantastic journey of the imagination. Make a green energy resolution WWF has lots of resources to help you be green every day. Check out their resources for making a lifestyle change  and then plan with your family and friends how you will change things up even when it isn’t Earth Hour. + WWF EARTH HOUR 

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9 Fun Things You Can Do During Earth Hour 2014!

March 26, 2014 by  
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WWF Recruits Spider-Man as Earth Hour’s First Superhero Ambassador

February 19, 2014 by  
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WWF and Sony Pictures Entertainment have joined forces to make Spider-Man the first superhero ambassador for Earth Hour . The global grassroots movement organized every year by WWF since 2007 recruited Marvel’s popular hero to “inspire individuals to use their power to become Super Heroes for the planet.” Read the rest of WWF Recruits Spider-Man as Earth Hour’s First Superhero Ambassador Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: earth hour , Sony Pictures Entertainment , Spider-man , Spider-man Earth Hour , The Amazing Spider-man 2 , wwf , wwf earth hour        

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9 Fun Things You Can Do During Earth Hour 2013!

March 23, 2013 by  
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Earth Hour 2013 is Tomorrow! (And Yes, Turning Off the Lights Does Make a Difference)

March 22, 2013 by  
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Tomorrow night, at 8:30 pm local time, houses and commercial buildings all over the world will suddenly go dark . No, it’s not a global power outage, it’s Earth Hour ! Started in 2007, this annual event has become a worldwide phenomenon, educating people about the threat of climate change, and encouraging a commitment to more sustainable behavior. Read the rest of Earth Hour 2013 is Tomorrow! (And Yes, Turning Off the Lights Does Make a Difference) Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: berlin , Climate Change , conservation , earth hour , global action , global warming , renewable energy , Solidarity , UN , wwf

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Space Station to go Dark for Earth Hour

March 30, 2012 by  
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On March 31 from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. local time, hundreds of millions of people, organizations, corporations and governments around the world will come together and switch off their lights in observation of Earth Hour. Earth911 will also be blacked…

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Take a Look: Bluetooth Keyboard Made of Bamboo

March 30, 2012 by  
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Between staring at pixels and typing on plastic, living your work life behind a computer keyboard can make you feel far from nature. But one Kickstarter campaign is out to reduce plastic landfill waste and get you closer to natural materials….

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NHL to Turn Off Arena Lights for Earth Hour

March 29, 2012 by  
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National Hockey League arenas rely on artificial light, but this Saturday, all 30 NHL teams will observe Earth Hour, the global initiative to have every city reduce its carbon footprint by shutting off lights starting at 8:30 p.m. for a full hour…

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9 Fun Things You Can Do During Earth Hour 2012!

March 28, 2012 by  
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Denmark Announces Plans to Produce 100% of its Energy From Renewable Sources By 2050

March 28, 2012 by  
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Here at Inhabitat, we are big fans of Denmark – not only did the country give the world LEGO bricks , but it has also fostered innovative green designers and major renewable energy projects. This week, the Danish government once again threw down the green energy gauntlet by pledging to generate 35% of its total energy from renewable sources by 2020 and 100% by 2050. Read the rest of Denmark Announces Plans to Produce 100% of its Energy From Renewable Sources By 2050 Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Danish Ministry of Climate Energy and Building , denmark carbon emissions , denmark energy 2020 , denmark energy 2050 , denmark lego , denmark renewable energy , denmark wind power , eu carbon 2020 , eu carbon emission reduction , eu carbon emissions

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