Posted March 19, 2014
Written by Gloria Villas
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) encourages the public to take part in the Earth Hour celebration this year.
According to DENR Aklan Administrative Officer IV Merlita Ninang, the Earth Hour aims to instill awareness about the serious problem on climate change and the continuous drive to protect the environment.
The Earth Hour will also be celebrated in different countries around the globe on March 29, a Saturday.
The initiative is to turn the lights off for an hour from 8:30 pm to 9:30pm in Philippine time.
The celebration is not only about turning off the lights, bust as well as the gadgets like cell phones and other household utilities that require electrical energy.
Translated by Shelah Casiano