Friday, 30 March 2012

Join in the action!

Our students are learning about sustainability
These are some of the areas of activity that students explore.

Find out about Earth Hour

In 2011, Earth Hour saw hundreds of millions of people in more than 5,200 cities across 135 countries switch off for an hour. 

Will you be involved in 2012?

This Earth Hour 2012: 8.30pm, Saturday 31 March, celebrate your action for the planet with the people of world by switching off your lights for an hour, then go beyond the hour.

From its inception as a single-city initiative -- Sydney, Australia - in 2007, Earth Hour has grown into a global symbol of hope and movement for change. Earth Hour 2011 created history as the world's largest ever voluntary action with people, businesses and governments in 135 countries across every continent coming together to celebrate an unambiguous commitment to the one thing that unites us all -- the planet.

Enjoy this Flickr Slideshow

Explore the mapFind out what’s happening around the world and hear some inspiring stories from countries and territories that have already taken Earth Hour Beyond the Hour.

If you are interested in running your own earth hour activity visit to find out how to go about it.

For those who are ready to do more: Top 10 tips to go beyond the hour

Some related fun for the kids:

Create a lantern for earth hour


or Kids Game Earth Hour

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