CITY OF PERTH SWITCH OFF FOR EARTH HOUR
Earth Hour 2019 (Saturday 30 March, 8.30 – 9.30pm) will put a spotlight on the impacts of climate change on Australian biodiversity.
Thank you for supporting this worthwhile cause.
and whilst you're there, don't forget to register your individual participation online (you could win a trip to Ningaloo Reef!). Businesses and organisations can also register their own separate events. https://www.earthhour.org.au/For more information on Earth Hour visit:
) by switching off during Earth Hour, reconnecting with Australia’s natural environment and joining the global conversation on how climate change is affecting Australia's beautiful natural world. #Connect2Earth This year, people are being encouraged to connect to earth (
According to the WWF, there has been an overall 60% decline in species population s over the last 40 years and climate change is emerging as the biggest threat to biodiversity, now and in the future. From the iconic Swan River (Derbarl Yerrigan), its black swans (marlee, marli, maali, marley) and playful dolphins (kwilana), to the Heirisson Island (Matagarup) kangaroos (yonga), our unique biodiversity and the natural places we have all come to love face a perilous future.
Please join the City of Perth in switching off your non-essential lights (including advertising boards and banners) between 8.30-9.30pm on Saturday 30 March. Collectively, we can show the world we care. Check out the photos below and thank you to everyone who has participated previously. We will be taking photos again this year, so let’s switch off as many lights as possible!