Earth Hour is an example of the power of the internet and social networking.
There are many fascinating facts on the Earth Hour website that can be used to enhance many school subjects, such as geography, science, PSHE, and environment issues. One article that caught my eye was;
LONG-AWAITED LAW ON PROTECTION OF SEAS FINALLY PASSED IN RUSSIAN PARLIAMENT
20 December 2012, Moscow: The Russian parliament has today passed a long-awaited law to protect the country’s seas from oil pollution, after the voices of 120,000 Russians were presented to the government during Earth Hour’s I WILL IF YOU WILL campaign in 2012. Read more.
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