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AROUND THE WORLD STORIES
Earth Hour 2012 saw hundreds of millions of people across 152 countries and territories join together to celebrate their commitment to the planet - showing us what’s possible when we all connect behind a common cause. Here are some of the truly inspirational stories of actions, big or small, from Earth Hour members around the world.
2.8 MILLION PEOPLE IN HONG KONG TAKE ACTION FOR EARTH HOUR
WWF-Hong Kong has released the results of its recent Earth Hour 2012 Survey, which found that 2.8 million people in Hong Kong participated in the year’s “lights off” event.
Indonesia: Ini Aksiku! Mana Aksimu?
Massive Earth Hour growth in Indonesia driven by social media. WWF Indonesia has embraced social media for this year's Earth Hour campaign, taking advantage of Twitter, Tumblr, Facebook and YouTube to mobilise mass grassroots participation for “Ini Aksiku! Mana Aksimu?” - the localised version of the global “I Will If You Will” campaign.
KUWAIT: INSPIRED & INSPIRING OTHERS
Inspired by the first Earth Hour in Sydney, in 2008 a group of engineering students at Kuwait University aspired to spread awareness about global warming and to take action on climate change.
South Africa: All Set For An Amazing Earth Hour 2012
Fiji: President Dares Fijians to Save the Planet
His Excellency the President of Fiji, Ratu Epeli Nailatikau, dared all Fijians to make a stand for the environment as he launched Earth Hour 2012 in the island nation this afternoon.
UK: KT TUNSTALL LAUNCHES UK COUNTDOWN TO EARTH HOUR
Singer KT Tunstall has switched OFF the Christmas lights at Westfield London to launch the countdown to WWF’s Earth Hour, which is happening on 31 March this year.
Singapore: Big business takes cool action for Earth Hour
In Singapore’s tropical climate, where being cool is more about physics than fashion, Earth Hour 2011 inspired some of the nation’s largest corporations to take action for the planet beyond the hour by making an ongoing commitment to cut their over reliance on air-conditioning.
Brunei: A peaceful nation takes powerful actions for Earth Hour
Officially known as the Nation of Brunei, Abode of Peace, the small South East Asian state held its second Earth Hour in 2011 with attendants across ages, races, religions, and social backgrounds uniting in celebration of their commitment to take ongoing environmental action beyond the hour.
BRAZIL: GRAND ENVIRONMENTAL ACTION FOR A RECORD EARTH HOUR CELEBRATION
In the city of Campo Grande, state capital of Mato Gross do Sul in Brazil, Earth Hour 2011 was a celebration of inspiring environmental action beyond the hour with the city becoming the nation’s first to conduct a comprehensive analysis of its ecological footprint.