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HOTELS PARTICIPATING IN EARTH HOUR TO TAKE ENVIRONMENTAL ACTION BEYOND THE HOUR
MARCH 14 2013, SINGAPORE: From the tiny Cook Islands to the Las Vegas strip, hotels and resorts across the world, big and small alike are challenging one another to take their participation in Earth Hour, the world’s largest mass participation event up a notch.
JESSICA ALBA AND THE HONEST COMPANY DARE YOU TO SAVE THE PLANET
MARCH 2013 13, SINGAPORE/LOS ANGELES, USA: Actress and Co-Founder of The Honest Company, Jessica Alba is the newest global ambassador for Earth Hour, the world’s largest mass participation event that has become the iconic symbol of people’s commitment to protect the planet.
ASIA’S MOST INFLUENTIAL CELEBRITIES SUPPORT EARTH HOUR 2013
MARCH 12, 2013 SINGAPORE: Celebrities from across Asia are leading the global ambassador efforts for Earth Hour this year, lending their voices of support for the campaign and taking up the challenge to inspire ongoing positive actions for the environment beyond the hour.
MUSICIANS MAKE CALL TO UNITE THE WORLD FROM ALL CORNERS OF GLOBE
MARCH 7 2013, SINGAPORE: Earth Hour, the world's largest movement for the planet, is issuing a call out to artists around the world to use the universal power of music to inspire, encourage and empower people to take environmental action beyond the hour itself.
Earth Hour launches global 2013 campaign as a platform for outcomes to change the planet
FEBRUARY 27 2013, SINGAPORE: Earth Hour, the world’s largest movement for the planet, has launched its 2013 campaign on the back of record environmental outcomes it achieved in 2012.
EARTH HOUR SEEKS LAW REFORM FOR PROTECTIVE FORESTS IN RUSSIA
FEBRUARY 21 2013, MOSCOW / SINGAPORE: Following on from the massive success of its 120,000-strong signature petition that led to better protection of the country’s seas from oil pollution, WWF’s Earth Hour in Russia is launching its 2013 campaign aiming to secure more than 100,000 signatures from Russian citizens to petition for amendments to the current forest legislation.
UGANDA UNVEILS THE WORLD’S FIRST EARTH HOUR FOREST
14 FEBRUARY 2013, KAMPALA UGANDA/SINGAPORE: Preparations across the globe kick off for Earth Hour 2013 with the creation of the world's first Earth Hour Forest in the East African nation of Uganda, to fight against the 6,000 hectares of deforestation that occurs in the country every month.
World cities take the lead on essential climate action
Gland, Switzerland - The finalists for WWF’s Earth Hour City Challenge (EHCC) have been announced with a diverse cross-section of cities recognized for their innovative actions on climate change.
The 17 finalists were selected from 66 entrants and include cities from Canada, India, Italy, Norway, Sweden and the US, each progressing to the final round of the challenge following a thorough evaluation by WWF and global management consultancy Accenture.
Dance 2 Power Earth Hour!
Singapore, 23 January 2013 – World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Singapore is rallying Singapore to re-imagine sustainability on Saturday, 23 March 2013, by generating energy through movement for this year’s Earth Hour event in Singapore.
LONG-AWAITED LAW ON PROTECTION OF SEAS FINALLY PASSED IN RUSSIAN PARLIAMENT
20 December 2012, Moscow: The Russian parliament has today passed a long-awaited law to protect the country’s seas from oil pollution, after the voices of 120,000 Russians were presented to the government during Earth Hour’s I WILL IF YOU WILL campaign in 2012.