News tagged with eiffel tower

World landmarks go dark for Earth Hour

The Empire State Building, the Eiffel Tower and the Kremlin—along with a slew of other landmarks around the world—went dark to draw attention to climate change.

Mar 24, 2013
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Lights go off around globe for Earth Hour

New York's Empire State Building, the Eiffel Tower in Paris, and the Sydney Opera House were plunged into darkness for the annual Earth Hour campaign, leading a global effort to raise awareness about climate ...

Apr 01, 2012
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Google Maps Camera-toting teams map US beaches

Gregg Matthews fancies himself a lumbering Star Wars character of sorts as he treks along a popular Florida beach. He wears stout hiking sandals on the squishy sand and uses ski poles for balance as he shoulders a 40-pound ...

Aug 15, 2013
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Billion people invited to switch off lights

Around a billion people living in the world's major cities are being invited to turn off their lights at 8:30 p.m. local time on Saturday for "Earth Hour," described as the biggest mass campaign to demand ...

Mar 26, 2009
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