Global Press Release

PayPal Powers Payments On Earth Hour Blue

Singapore, 21 March 2014 – Earth Hour, the global movement organized by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), has announced PayPal as the Official Payments Partner for Earth Hour Blue, its first global crowdfunding and crowdsourcing platform. Launched from Singapore, Earth Hour Blue taps into the collective effort of individuals around the world to help raise funds and take action on environmental issues important to them.

Earth Hour Momentum Sweeps Across The World As Nations Unite For The Planet

MARCH 19 2014, SINGAPORE: In its eighth year, WWF’s Earth Hour continues to defy expectations by mobilising hundreds of millions of people around different environmental priorities across the planet. And now in 2014, the movement further expands its digital and on the ground reach from the Amazon to the Arctic and Tahiti to Tanzania, with a groundswell of action creating massive impact around the world to shine a light on the incredible work being done to create a sustainable planet.

Jamie Foxx Joins His Co-stars Of “The Amazing Spider-Man 2” And Earth Hour Super Heroes In Blue Revolution

Jamie Foxx, who plays the villain, Electro, in the highly anticipated motion picture The Amazing Spider-Man 2, will be joining his co-stars, Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone, in calling on a global community to take simple action online to protect the planet.  

Spider-Man And Stars To Lead WWF’s Largest Earth Hour Event From Singapore

SINGAPORE/LOS ANGELES, FEBRUARY 27TH, 2014: WWF Singapore and Earth Hour Global today announced the director, producers, and cast of the highly anticipated upcoming motion picture The Amazing Spider-Man 2 will be coming to Singapore to celebrate this year’s global flagship event for Earth Hour, the world’s largest environmental grassroots movement, to be held at The Float@Marina Bay on Saturday March 29 at 8:30PM.

Andrew Garfield And Emma Stone Join Super Hero Projects For Earth Hour

SINGAPORE/LOS ANGELES, FEBRUARY 25TH, 2014: Following the recent announcement that Spider-Man is the first Super Hero ambassador for Earth Hour, the global movement organised by WWF, Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone from the highly anticipated motion picture ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’ have chosen to back two separate projects on ‘Earth Hour Blue’, a new crowdfunding and crowdsourcing platform for the planet.

Earth Hour And Spider-Man Join Forces To Save The Planet

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 13TH, 2014:  In a first of its kind partnership, Spider-Man will be the first Super Hero ambassador for Earth Hour, the global movement organized by WWF (World Wide Fund for Nature), with a message to inspire individuals to use their power to become Super Heroes for the planet.

Argentina Passes Law To Make Banco Namuncurá (Burdwood) Its First Oceanic MPA

5 JULY 2013, ARGENTINA: After a people powered campaign for Earth Hour 2013, Argentina’s Senate has unanimously approved the creation of "Banco Namuncurá (Burdwood)", a 3.4 million hectare Marine Protected Area (MPA) that will more than triple the proportion of the Argentine seas under protection

WWF's Earth Hour City Challenge Takes Flight As Cities Aim To Create Climate Friendly Lifestyles

30 APRIL 2013, GLAND: As the UNFCCC working group tasked to discuss the scope, structure and design of the new 2015 global climate agreement convenes in Bonn this week, WWF urges delegates to recognize and gain inspiration from the key role cities are playing in the transformation toward a sustainable, 100% renewable energy future.

The Inspiration Of One Hour Goes Beyond The Hour

24 MARCH 2013 SINGAPORE: Earth Hour has just concluded another record sweep around our planet from Samoa on one side of the International Date Line to the Cook Islands on the other, with hundreds of millions again uniting to send a clear message - we are determined to create a sustainable future for our planet.

Earth Hour Kicks Off Around The World

23 MARCH 2013, SINGAPORE: Earth Hour, the lights-off initiative of the WWF that has become the iconic symbol of people’s concern and commitment to save the planet, kicked off in Samoa a few hours ago and is on its way across the globe as over 7,000 cities, towns and municipalities across more than 150 countries and territories go dark for an hour of expressed and inspired solidarity.

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