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2019 year Earth Hour event was organized at the park of famous Haidar Aliyev Centre in Baku

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About Earth Hour movement

Starting as a symbolic lights out event in Sydney in 2007, Earth Hour is now the world's largest environmental grassroots movement, inspiring millions of people to take action for our planet and nature.

From pushing for environmentally-friendly laws and policies to crowdfunding for a better future, YOU make Earth Hour possible. Coordinated by WWF and other volunteer organisations, Earth Hour’s greatest strength is the power of people.

As accelerating climate change and staggering biodiversity loss threaten our planet, Earth Hour 2018-2020 endeavours to spark never-before-had conversations about the loss of nature and the urgent need to protect it.

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Earth Hour is a global environmental movement organized by WWF.

Individuals, businesses and cities in 188 countries and territories worldwide joined Earth Hour 2019 to speak up for nature and inspire urgent action for the environment. As Earth Hour rolled around the globe, thousands of landmarks switched off their lights in solidarity for our planet. Through the global appeal of the world’s largest grassroots movement for the environment, #EarthHour#Connect2Earth and related hashtags trended in 26 countries as people across the globe generated over 2 billion impressions to show their concern for nature. Individuals pledged their support for the planet, challenging world leaders to push the preservation of nature up the global agenda. 

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Earth Hour 2019 in Azerbaijan

Each year, hundreds of people come together to celebrate Earth Hour in Azerbaijan to generate awareness on climate change on global warming.

Earth Hour has been celebrated in Azerbaijan since 2011, and is supported by youth organizations, institutions and companies that support environmental action.

This year, Azerbaijan organized Earth Hour under the slogan “Connect2Earth” by engaging hundreds of citizens and switching off lights of historical monuments and landmarks of Baku city for an hour.

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