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Before and During Pictures of Earth Hour 2010

See how the world participated in Earth Hour. On March 27, over a billion people turned off their lights and electrical appliances for one hour. Earth hour is a global sustainability movement organized by WWF to raise awareness towards the need to take action on climate change. Here are 24 before and during photos of Earth Hour.

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The Angel of Independence was one of the points were the Earth Hour ceremony took place in 2010. | © WWF / Luis Cortés

Auckland, New Zealand


The unlit skyline of Auckland, New Zealand, cbd during earth hour 2010. | © WWF / Chris Gorman

Bird's Nest Stadium Beijing


Lights go out at China’s National Stadium – The Bird’s Nest – for Earth Hour 2009 in Beijing. | © WWF / Janek Zdzarski

Tugu Monas


Jakarta Landscape | © WWF-Indonesia / Fandi Hastomi


The Forbidden City is shrouded in darkness with its lights are turned off as WWF China holds a Earth Hour event at its north gate in Beijing, China. 27 March 2010. Earth Hour is a global call to action to every individual, every business and every community throughout the world. Hundreds of millions of people around the world will come together to call for action on climate change by turning off their lights for one hour. | © WWF/Simon Lim

Sydney Harbour Bridge


Sydney Harbour with the Sydney Opera House and the Sydney Harbour Bridge after lights out in support of Earth Hour 2010. | © Sewell / WWF 2010 NOT FOR ARCHIVE OR RESALE

Strip from the Rio, Las Vegas, NV, USA


Strip from the Rio, Las Vegas, NV, USA with lights out. | © WWF / Bill Hughes

Lights out at the Parliament Palace, Romania


The Parliament Palace, Bucharest, before turning off the lights. The switch off was followed by a mass event, Romania. Earth Hour 2010. | © WWF/Stefan Angelescu

Banking District, Hong Kong


Bank of China, Cheung Kong Centre, HSBC Building, Standard Chartered Building, Legco Building, Hong Kong after lights out, Earth Hour 2010 | © WWF-Hong Kong

Sabanci Twin Towers and Istanbul


Sabancı Twin Towers and Istanbul, Turkey, Earth Hour 2010 | Credit: © Teoman Aydın

The Sphinx and Pyramids, Egypt


The Egypt skyline showing The Sphinx and The Pyramids are seen after the lights are switched off for Earth Hour 2010 in Cairo, Egypt. | © Jason Larkin

El Comercio Newspaper Offices


El Comercio newspaper offices after | © Miguel Bellido / WWF

Golden Gate Bridge


Golden Gate Bridge after lights out, during EARTH HOUR 2008 in San Fransisco, California, United States. | © John Storey / WWF-US

Oslo Opera House


Earth Hour 2010. Oslo Opera House | © Heiko Junge / SCANPIX

Burj Al Arab, Dubai


Burj Al Arab during Earth Hour, Dubai, UAE, Saturday 27 March 2010 | © Jumeirah Group

Strip from Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, NV, USA


Strip from Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, NV, USA with lights out. | © WWF / Neill Miller

Lights off at Young-Dundas Square's Earth Hour Event


Billboards and lights are turned off for the Earth Hour event at Yonge-Dundas Square, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. | © Bill Ivy/WWF-Canada

Lights Off - Lions Gate Bridge, Vancouver


Lights off – Lions Gate Bridge, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. | © Jeremiah Armstrong / WWF-Canada

Yas Island, Abu Dhabi


Lights out in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, UAE | © EAA

Overview of Hong Kong Island and Kowloon


Overview of Hong Kong Island and Kowloon with lights on before switching them off to mark Earth Hour 2010. | © Ringo Ma

LAX Airport, Los Angeles, CA, USA


LAX Airport, Los Angeles, CA, USA with lights out. | © WWF / Asbjorn Christiansen

Ars Electronica Center


Ars Electronica Center in Linz after switching the lights off | © Stadt Linz / Bärbel Wagner

National Theatre, Sofia, Bulgaria


National Theatre, Sofia, capital of Bulgaria – After | © Adelina Dzheneva

Tokyo Tower, Japan


Llghts out at Tokyo Tower. Tokyo, Japan. Earth Hour 2010. | © WWF Japan / Osamu Yokohagi

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