Earth Hour 2013. Are You up for the Challenge? ~ Paula Carrasquillo

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on Mar 22, 2013
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Earth Hour 2013 is March 23 at 8:30 p.m.

At that time, regardless of where in the world you are, the challenge is to shut off your lights for one hour in the name of saving the environment.

Six years ago, the Earth Hour project was born. Today, Earth Hour is recognized as the world’s largest mass participation event in history.

In addition to the original challenge of switching off your lights, the team behind Earth Hour has created unique ideas and suggestions to get involved for individuals, corporations and organizations interested in making a larger impact during the hour and every hour beyond the hour.

Visit Earth Hour’s website and discover how you can get involved.

Your challenge could be as easy as downloading free social media avatars, badges, posters and video to share in hopes of spreading more awareness.

Or, your challenge could be more involved.

Join in the ranks of the gorgeous Miranda Kerr and create your own I WIIL IF YOU WILL challenge video or simply support someone who has created one.

Last year, Miranda created a “I will if you will yoga challenge.” See if her challenge was met.

Challenge yourself. Challenge your friends. Challenge your kids.

Above all, have fun doing it! Happy Earth Hour 2013!


Paula Carrasquillo Elephant Journal Bio and ProfilePaula Carrasquillo is an active yogi, author, and advocate who has lived in numerous watersheds throughout the United States, including Colorado, Maine, Maryland and New Mexico. She currently lives in the Washington, D.C. metro area. Paula is passionate about her family, friends and the motivational and brave people she meets daily through her online writing and social media exchanges. To Paula, every person, place, thing, idea and feeling she encounters is significant and meaningful, even those which she most wants to forget. Follow Paula on Twitter and on her blog.




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2 Responses to “Earth Hour 2013. Are You up for the Challenge? ~ Paula Carrasquillo”

  1. Linda V. Lewis says:

    Thanks for the reminder. We participate in earth hour here in Canada as well.

  2. Ellen says:

    Considering that I was without power for 6 days in August 2012 as a result of Hurricane Irene, 5 days as a result of Hurricane Sandy, and 3 days as a result of the early February 2013 northeast blizzard, I think I've already done my part for awhile.

    I will actually be out to dinner at that time tonight, so hopefully the restaurant won't be participating!