Earth Hour is observed on the last Saturday of every March and brings together individuals, communities, and corporations to save electricity for 60 minutes as a symbolic gesture to support urgent change towards sustainable living worldwide.
Saudi Arabia also took part in Earth Hour this year
Many important buildings across the Kingdom went dark between 8 30 and 9 30 PM this Saturday.
The Financial Center and Al-Turaif district in Riyadh were some of the major places in Saudi Arabia who took part in Earth Hour.
— مشاريع السعودية (@SaudiProject) March 27, 2021
Jeddah Municipality also participated
— أمانة محافظة جدة (@JeddahAmanah) March 27, 2021
As did Ithraa Tower in Dhahran
مع احتفائنا بـ #ساعة_الأرض ؛ نُطفئ الضوء عن مبنى #إثراء.. تلك التحفة المعمارية الحاصلة على شهادة LEED الذهبية للأبنية الخضراء، لتعكس جوهر #أرامكو في الحفاظ على كوكبنا مخضرًا ومفعمًا بالحياة 🌍🌱 pic.twitter.com/3GFyXVvuZK
— إثراء (@Ithra) March 27, 2021
As did Noor Riyadh
— نور الرياض (@NoorRiyadhFest) March 27, 2021
Earth Hour is a campaign that first took off in Sydney in 2007 and is organized by the World Wildlife Federation.