Tomorrow night, Saturday 25 March 2017, at 8.30pm, countries across the World will once again join forces to demonstrate support for action on Climate Change, during Earth Hour 2017.

St Helena residents are again encouraged this year to do your bit to raise awareness of Climate Change. The public is asked to take part and ‘switch-off’ for Earth Hour 2017. That means turning off all the lights in your house and embracing the darkness for one hour until 9.30pm.

The lights at High Knoll Fort and those that line Jacob’s Ladder will also be switched off for the duration of Earth Hour.

St Helena will join over 170 other countries in celebrating this global event – switch off and help to save our planet.

Earth Hour is the World’s largest grassroots movement for the environment, organised by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF).

The event first began in Sydney in 2007, in an attempt to put Climate Change in the spotlight.

It is now celebrated across all continents and has helped bridge the gap between the grassroots and the corridors of power, taking climate action from conference rooms to living rooms.

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24 March 2017



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