According to WWF-India's officials, Earth Hour, 2019 would build the momentum to inspire citizens and organisations to "give up" single use plastic, paper and water wastage. "If we embrace bold solutions, we still have time to stabilize the climate and safeguard our communities and the diverse wildlife, ecosystems and natural resources that sustain us all".
"Not because switching off a light takes much innovation, but because they share the vision that together, we can show the world we care about climate change and nature loss", Sid Das, director of digital engagement, Earth Hour Global, said.
"We live in an interconnected world".
In Berlin, a crowd gathered in front of the city's famous Brandenburg Gate to observe the event.
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The lights also went out in Mexico at Guadalajara's Degollado Theater.
WWF's own "Living Planet" report in October said that 60 per cent of all animals with a backbone - fish, birds, amphibians, reptiles and mammals - had been wiped out by human activity since 1970. They include Shanghai Tower, Victoria Harbour in Hong Kong, Dubai's Burj Khalifa Tower, Red Square, the Acropolis, the Eiffel Tower, the Egyptian Pyramids, St. Peter's Basilica, Big Ben, Christ the Redeemer in Rio de Janeiro, and UN Headquarters in NY.
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Millions of people are expected to participate this year in more than 180 countries.
In Taipei, Taiwan's capital, the island's tallest building, Taipei 101, joined surrounding buildings in shutting off the lights. Surely no less important are other pro-environment actions that we take between the annual Earth Hours - the 8,759 other hours of an ordinary year.