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Earth Hour switches lights off around the world

People gather to mark Earth Hour after the lights of the St. Basil's Cathedral were switched off in Red Square in central Moscow
Star Wars enthusiasts raise their lightsabers as they participate in the annual Earth Hour, an hour of lights out to raise awareness
A man lights lamps to form the number 60, representing the 60 minutes of Earth Hour
People play with lit balloons after the lights were switched off for Earth Hour
Activists hold torches as buildings turn their exterior lights off during the Earth Hour at the main business district in Jakarta
Activists light candles as buildings turn their exterior lights off for the Earth Hour
A globe illuminated with led-lights by activists of the World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF) in front of the Brandenburg Gate to mark Earth Hour
Volunteers light oil lamps during earth hour celebrations at Myanmar's famous Shwedagon pagoda
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