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National landmarks switch off lights for Earth Hour

People's Daily Online)  13:43, March 25, 2013  

The combo photo shows Tengwangge building before and after turnings off lights. The famous building Tengwangge in the south region of Yangtze River turned lights off at 8:30 p.m. to mark Earth Hour on March 23. (CNS/ Liu Zhankun)

7th Earth Hour was marked from 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. around China on March 23, 2013. Earth Hour is a worldwide event organized by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) and held towards the end of March annually, to encourage household and business turning off non-essential lights for an hour to raise awareness about taking responsibility of earth protection and taking action against climate changes and global warming.

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