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In Pakistan, more than 500 landmarks celebrated earth hour by switching off their lights.
Symphony Hall will be switching off its external lighting and Birmingham Hippodrome will be switching off the front of house lights.
Tejus Jose Resident Manager Novotel Hyderabad Convention Centre, "We at NHCC & HICC participated in celebrating our commitment to the planet with the people of the world by switching off lights and power consuming equipment's during the Earth Hour.
Mall of the Emirates, the leisure, entertainment and shopping destination, performed Earth Hour by switching off all tenants' exterior signage, as well as 50 per cent of its parking lights.
I appreciate that you did a wonderful job by switching off the lights for Earth Hour.
Ajman City Centre will be joining hands with hundreds of organisations around the world to express solidarity with Earth Hour on March 27 this year by switching off its exterior lights for one hour.
Wayne Evans, of Cadw said: We are very pleased to support WWF's Earth Hour again this year and are confident that by switching off floodlights at monuments like Caernarfon Castle we can help raise awareness in the community of the modern day threat posed by climate change.
Trimble managing director Andrew Yeoman is urging motorists to play their part by switching off.
Employees at infrastructure specialist Morgan Est working on contracts in Birmingham cut their energy usage by up to 28 per cent simply by switching off all non-essential office electrical equipment.
Last year, prisoners were told to cut their carbon "footprints" by switching off TVs, radios and lights in cells when not in use.
By switching off 10 fluorescent lights for just one night, it is possible to save 5.