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2014-03-29 12:20:06

CULVER CITY, Calif., March 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WWF's Earth Hour is set to break all records of participation in its eighth year, as Spider-Man tonight joined millions of everyday super heroes from across the world in the world's largest celebration for the planet. The event that has evolved into the world's largest movement for the planet began its journey across more than 154 countries and territories from New Zealand, now sweeping across Asia with Spider-Man and the cast...

The World Is Ready For Earth Hour. Are You?
2014-03-28 10:05:34

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online All across the world people are gearing up to switch off this Saturday in celebration of Earth Hour, a global movement organized by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) that brings attention to a broad range of environmental issues. The movement originally started out as a lights-off event in Australia in 2007. Since then it has grown into a global phenomenon. According to the Earth Hour website, “iconic monuments and moments...

2014-03-05 20:20:38

Jamie Foxx, who plays the villain, Electro, in the highly anticipated motion picture The Amazing Spider-Man 2, will be joining his co-stars, Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone, in calling on a global community to take simple action online to protect the planet. CULVER CITY, Calif., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of Earth Hour Blue, the revolutionary program launched by WWF's Earth Hour, Foxx will support 'Light Up A Village', a clean energy project from WWF-Uganda. The Amazing...

2014-02-24 20:21:35

SINGAPORE and LOS ANGELES, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the recent announcement that Spider-Man is the first Super Hero ambassador for Earth Hour, the global movement organised by WWF, Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone from the highly anticipated motion picture The Amazing Spider-Man 2 have chosen to back two separate projects on 'Earth Hour Blue', a new crowdfunding and crowdsourcing platform for the planet. With a message to inspire individuals to use their power to...

2014-02-13 12:21:59

CULVER CITY, Calif., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a first of its kind partnership, Spider-Man will be the first Super Hero ambassador for Earth Hour, the global movement organized by WWF (World Wide Fund for Nature), with a message to inspire individuals to use their power to become Super Heroes for the planet. Andy Ridley, CEO and Co-Founder of Earth Hour, and Jeff Blake, Chairman, Worldwide Marketing and Distribution, Sony Pictures Entertainment, made the announcement in...

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2012-03-31 07:51:32

At 8:30pm on Saturday evening local time, hundreds of millions of individuals, organizations and government officials across the globe will observe Earth Hour, an annual event to raise awareness of and to help combat global climate change, according to the event's official website. Earth Hour is organized by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) and is held annually on the last Saturday in March. The event, which was first officially observed by WWF-Australia in 2007, calls on households,...


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virgule
  • A punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information.
  • A little rod; a twig.
This word comes from the Late Latin 'virgula,' accentual mark, a diminutive of 'virga,' rod.
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