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* Sri Lanka observes Earth Hour
Sat, Mar 29, 2014, 08:54 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Mar 29, Colombo: Sri Lanka will join the world and observe the Earth Hour tonight to show its commitment with the world to save the planet by raising awareness about global warming and encouraging public to control fossil fuel combustion.

Joining the countries of the eastern hemisphere of the world, Sri Lanka will switch off non-essential lights at 8:30 p.m. local time for an hour.

The organizers of the event say Earth Hour 2014 aims to show the actions that people, businesses and governments world-wide are taking to reduce their environmental impact. Thereby establishing and encouraging others to join an interconnected global community engaged in dialogue and resource sharing that generates real solutions to environmental challenges.

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