Earth Hour observed across the world

Updated: April 01, 2012 10:53 IST

Millions across the world observed the Earth Hour by switching off electricity for an hour

Earth Hour observed across the world
New Delhi's India Gate as it is lit, at left, and then in darkness when the lights are turned out for one hour to mark Earth Hour.
Earth Hour observed across the world
A volunteer of the World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF) sets the final candles amongst about 5000 candles to picture the globe prior to 'Earth Hour' in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin
Earth Hour observed across the world
A man launches a paper lantern during a ceremony to mark Earth Hour at Palace Square in St.Petersburg, Russia.
Earth Hour observed across the world
The Lions Gate Bridge is pictured with it's lights on, top, just before Earth Hour and bottom, after they were turned off for Earth Hour, in Vancouver, Canada
Earth Hour observed across the world
People set their 'Chinese lanterns' loose during Earth Hour from Hampstead Institute's Downtown Farm in Alabama, USA.
Earth Hour observed across the world
This two photo combination picture shows before, top, and after, bottom, the lights in buildings in the main business district are turned off during Earth Hour in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Earth Hour observed across the world
The lights illuminating the 9th century Hindu temple of Prambanan are turned off during Earth Hour in Yogyakarta, central Java, Indonesia.
Earth Hour observed across the world
The Pillar of Light monument illuminated at left and after its lights were switched off at right at the start of Earth Hour in Mexico City, Mexico.
Earth Hour observed across the world
People use candles to create the number 60, representing the minutes in an hour, to mark Earth Hour in La Paz, Bolivia.

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