Turning Off the Lights: Earth Hour 2016

On March 19, iconic landmarks and skylines were plunged into darkness as people and businesses around the world participated in Earth Hour 2016, turning off their lights for an hour at 8:30 p.m. local time. Earth Hour was organized by the World Wildlife Fund in 2007 as a way to bring attention to energy consumption, sustainability, and climate-change issues. The images below (starting with photo number two) are interactive—click or tap on on each image to “turn off the lights.”

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