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The full success of Earth Hour in Hue City
Following the World Wide Fund for nature (WWF) about Earth Hour, the Department of Environmental Resource and Institute of Biotechnology organized Earth Hour in Hue City.

Following the World Wide Fund for nature (WWF) about Earth Hour, the Department of Environmental Resource and Institute of Biotechnology organized Earth Hour in Hue City. These organizations are cooperated together with the People Committee, People’s Council, offices, departments, etc. in Hue. In the Earth Hour network of WWF, Hue is the second city after Hanoi in participation with other cities in Vietnam such as: Hoi An, Nha Trang, Can Tho and HCMC to take part at the annual international event, Earth Hour with 3000 other cities of 83 Nations on the World.


Many leadership organizations were attending the evening program " Earth Hour" in Hue city. At the lighting-off moment created by all cities , with the shape of number 60 make and caused by candles light, people could be awareness their own action for environmental protection and climate change". Meanwhile, through out of this program, one more time its wake-up people around: turn off the light is not only saving energy but also changing for protection to the climate change.


Staffs of Environmental Resource Department and Institute of Biotechnology were attending the " Earth Hour" program


Via the evening "Earth Hour", the volunteer students and audients had deeply awareness about effective of the campaign with climate change. The program could remind people need to turn off the light for saving energy; implements their own action which leads to a positive way for impact to the climate change. Those volunteer students will inform the people around them about "Earth Hour" campaign, with the simply action to turn-off the light to protect the environment.

Hopefully in 2010 the Earth Hour campaign will be bigger and more successful.

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